The officers oversee the affairs of the Friends, promote the purposes and well-being of the Friends, and carry out the instructions and policies of the board.
PresidentJohn Wares was trained in Zoology at the University of Oklahoma, Duke University, and the Friday Harbor Laboratories, with a focus of his research on marine dispersal and connectivity.
Vice-Presidentis the owner of Georgetown Frames and has been designing custom frames for more than thirteen years. She also enjoys creating beautiful one-of-a-kind jewelry.
SecretaryBrad is a retired graphic arts teacher who taught for 25 years in the Clarke County School District. He is the author of Guide to William Bartram’s Travels and the art director for Tipularia, the journal of the Georgia Botanical Society.