The Core Group
Organizational responsibilities are over-seen by a Core Group of volunteers.
Danette Watt is chair of the core group. She joined La Vista in 2006 and has been a member of the Core Group since 2007. Since joining the board, she has helped with grant writing, publicity and general administration of La Vista.
Tom Bechtold has been a shareholder since 2007. He heads our infrastructure committee. He devotes a great deal of time to the garden and is a benefactor.
Cindy Gelsthorpe has been with the Garden since its inception and ensures that our bills are paid on time. Cindy devotes a great deal of time to the garden and is also a benefactor.
Cathy Dondanville was an original shareholder. She offers her valued expertise as our grants chair.
Cam Lucasey has been a shareholder since 2008 and chairs the volunteer committee. Cam also organizes and distributes community offering shares.
Seamus Finn is an Oblate priest in Washington DC who works with the core group.
Susan Murray (no pic) and her family have been members sincd 2007. Susan is the board secretary.
With extra help from…
Crystal Stevens – publishes the e-newsletter
Lynne Burnett - tech advisor