Advisory Council

Our Advisory Council is a group of dedicated individuals—Cornell alumni, faculty, students, and community members—who advise and support our vision.

Meet our Advisory Council

Suzanne Aigen 

Retired, Financial Planner 

Andrea E. Glanz

Retired Marketing Executive, MasterCard

Matt Hintsa

Digital Engagement Manager, Harvard University

James H. Irish

Law Office of James H. Irish

Justine Z. Kwok

Founder & Managing Director, Flow Farm and Sanctuary

Susan Lacerte

Executive Director, Queens Botanical Garden

Ed McLaughlin

Robert G. Tobin Professor of Marketing, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Cornell University

Wayne Merkelson

Wayne Merkelson ‘73, ‘75 Cornell College of Arts and Sciences, Law School New York, New […]

Christopher J. Nolan

Chief Operating Officer, Central Park Conservancy 

Suzanne Nolan

Principal, Nolan Landscape Architects, PLLC

Gregory Page

Associate Professor of Print Media and Drawing, Department of Art, Cornell University

James Prout

Partner – Martin, Shudt, Wallace, DiLorenzo & Johnson 

Celia E. Rodee

Executive Director, JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking

Christina Stark

Senior Extension Associate, Division of Nutritional Sciences 
Cornell University

Catherine Thrasher-Carroll 

Mental Health Promotion Program Director, Skorton Center for Health Initiatives at Cornell Health 

Andrew P. Topus

President, Focus Marketing, Inc. 
Founder/CEO, SmartPrice Sales and Marketing, Inc.

David A. Weinstein

Visiting Scientist and former Senior Research Associate, Department of Natural Resources
Cornell University

Join our team

Cornell Botanic Gardens employs a wide range of positions, from land stewards and gardeners to educators and communicators and more. Available positions are posted through Cornell University’s Career website.