Garden Leadership

Education Director Randee HumphreyRandee Humphrey
Education Director
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

We are excited Randee Humphrey has been recognized as a winner of the 2012 Stettenius Award for Nonprofit Leadership.

Randee Humphrey joined Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden as Education Manager in 2004, and oversees all functions of the Education department, including public, school, and special audience programs, educational exhibits and interpretation, management of Library and herbarium collections, and community initiatives and partnerships.

Prior to joining LGBG, Randee served for ten years as Director of Education and Guest Services at the Children’s Museum of Richmond. As a member of the museum’s senior leadership team, she coordinated exhibit and program designs for a $14M capital expansion project and opened the Museum’s new Broad Street site in April 2000. Other professional experiences include a decade with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, where she coordinated statewide educational programs and partnerships, an administrative post with the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and a residential retreat for professional artists near Sweet Briar College. She began her non-profit management career as Director of the Annual Fund and Alumni Relations at Lynchburg College, her alma mater.

Randee has served as a grants panelist for the Virginia Commission for the Arts and Richmond’s Arts and Cultural Funding Consortium, and has consulted with numerous arts and cultural organizations on management and administrative issues. She has been a member of the Council of the Virginia Association of Museums, remains active in the national Association of Children’s Museums, and currently serves on the board of the Flora of Virginia Foundation.  

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