Looking for Two Representatives to Serve on The Arboretum Advisory Board

Friends of The Arboretum have long served as The Arboretum’s members and volunteers. The recent completion of The Arboretum’s 5-year Strategic Plan, combined with the decision of the Friends of The Arboretum Board of Directors to change their role and structure, have brought about a new and exciting opportunity for you to be involved in a new manner with The Arboretum.

Nominations are sought for two (2) Friends of The Arboretum (FOA) representatives to serve on The Arboretum Advisory Board for a two-year term starting February 1, 2020. Please use the fillable form on our  Arboretum Forms tab to provide information about yourself and your interests. If you would like to nominate someone, we urge you to contact them so that they can complete a nomination form.

Thank you for your interest in serving to represent Friends of The Arboretum on The Arboretum Advisory Board. Call the Dorotha Smith Oatts Visitor Center 859-257-6955) with questions or send via email to:
Molly Davis, Arboretum director, Molly.davis1@uky.edu or Nancy McNally, Outgoing President, Friends of The Arboretum, Nancyjmcnally205@gmail.com

Nominations made via email must be sent to:
The Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky

Nominations may be mailed to:
The Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky
500 Alumni Drive
Lexington, KY 40503

Nominations may be submitted at the Dorotha Smith Oatts Visitor Center until 4:00 p.m. on December 6, 2019.



Help Support The Arboretum

The Mission of the Friends of The Arboretum is to stimulate interest in The Arboretum, to encourage participation in its educational and recreational aspects, and to raise funds to assist in its development. Your gift is tax deductible.

Membership runs for 12 months from the payment date.

The Friends is a member-supported group founded in 1992 for the purpose of providing support to The Arboretum and offers many levels of membership. 

Annual membership categories:

  • Student - $10
  • Individual - $35
  • Family or household - $50
  • Supporting member - $100
  • Sponsoring member - $250

Life membership categories:

  • Tulip Poplar level single membership - $750
  • Maple level joint member - $1000