Contact Us

Have a question? Contact us! You may reach us by mail and email using the contact information below, or you may directly contact UT Extension of Davidson County for support:

MGofDC Mailing Address:

P. O. Box 41055, Nashville, TN 37204-1055


UT/TSU Extension, Davidson County

1417 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37217

Tel: (615) 862-5995



To pay member dues, please send check made out to Master Gardeners of Davidson County for $20 to the P. O. Box listed above, attention Tom Coulter, Treasurer

Chairpersons Contact Information


Nominated and voted be members every year

President - sets direction for organization

Alisa Huntsman (2008)

Co-First Vice President - Coordinates monthly member meetings

Paul Martin (1998) & Robert Bryan (2015)

Second Vice President - Supervises project gardens


Corresponding Secretary - Sends information to members and public on behalf of organization

Kalli Lipke (2017)

Recording Secretary - Records board and member meetings

Carolyn Turner (1997)

Treasurer - Accounts for organization's monies

Tom Coulter (2015)

Membership Chairperson - Manages member database & services

Karen Brown (2016)

Education Chairperson - Coordinates continued education and community outreach

Robert Mather (2000)

Events Chairperson - Supports annual and special events

Marilee Jacobs (2013)

UT/TSU Extension Agent Advisor

David Cook (ex-officio)


Nominated by executive committee

Demonstration Garden at Ellington Agricultural Center
Shirley Lee, Emeritus;  Lead Volunteer, Claudia Neeley
Grassmere Historic Gardens
Rich Shiavi & Chuck Vehorn
Harding Garden at Belle Meade
Muff Cline
Kitchen Gardens at The Hermitage
Mary Langford

Nashville City Cemetery

Catherine Atwell (2004) & Robert Mather (2000)


Nominated by executive committee

Nashville Lawn & Garden Show (2020)

Speakers Bureau (2018)

Joan Clayton-Davis

Tennessee State Fair (2019)

To be Determined

Urban Gardening Festival (2019)

Nancy Wilcenski

Junior Gardener Camp (2019)
Pam Swoner
Mentoring Program
Bus Field Trips


Nominated by executive committee

Master Gardener Class Liaison
Member Garden Tours
Gloria Ballard


Newsletter Editors

Andrea Pruijsseres

Kalli Lipke

Volunteer Service Liaison

Lois Frances (2004)

Extension Office Coordinator

Barbara Hoffman



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