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Olbrich Botanical Society Annual Reports & Tax Documents                      


2015 Annual Report (PDF) arrow                         2015 OBS Tax Return Form 990 (PDF) arrow

2016 Annual Report (PDF) arrow                         2016 OBS Tax Return Form 990 (PDF) arrow

                                                                      2017 OBS Tax Return Form 990 (PDF) arrow


2018 Olbrich Botanical Society Board of Directors                                        

Ex officio Directors
Advisors to the Board


William F. White

Vice President

Julie Rupert


R. Richard  Wagner


Mary Phillips

Past President

Kevin Hess


Alnisa Allgood

Renee Boyce

Philip Bradbury

Dan Lauffer

Erik Lincoln

Susan Derse Phillips

Timothy W. Sherry

Michelle Taschek

Angela Jenkins , District 15 Alder Designee

Eric Knepp, Madison Parks  


Laurel Neverdahl, Olbrich

   Garden Club President

Brad Hinkfuss , District 6 Alder Designee

Roberta Sladky, Olbrich

   Botanical Gardens Director

Betty Chewning , SASY

   Neighborhood Association


Nancy Ragland, Madison Board of Park Commissioners Representative

Fred Anderson

Dennis P. Birke

Jack Bolz

Jt Covelli

Jennifer Curliss

Sandy Dolister Elizabeth Ogren


Julie Herfel

Edith Lawrence-


Jeff Levy

Janet Loewi

Dale F. Mathwich

Dan Matson

Jerry Minnich

Erin Ogden

Tricia Perkins

Emanuel Scarbrough

Barbara L. Tensfeldt Paul Williams


2018 Olbrich Botanical Society Foundation Board of Directors

Ex officio Directors


   Sandy Dolister

Vice President

   Timothy W. Sherry


   Phyllis Lovrien

Dennis Birke

Jack Bolz

Dan Matson

Jeff Levy

Mary Phillips, OBS Treasurer

William F. White , OBS President

Roberta Sladky, Olbrich Botanical

   Gardens Director

Kevin Hess, OBS Past President


GuideStar Exchange SealGuideStar Exchange Seal

The Olbrich Botanical Society received the GuideStar Exchange Seal, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information. The Seal demonstrates to Olbrich Botanical Society's vast support-base the deep commitment our organization has in nonprofit transparency and accountability.

In order to be awarded the GuideStar Exchange Seal, the Olbrich Botanical Society had to fill out every required field of our report page on www.guidestar.org, including our annual report, photos, videos, etc. Visit www.guidestar.org and search for "Olbrich Botanical Society" to view our report page.


Olbrich Botanical Gardens is operated as a public-private partnership between the City of Madison Parks Division and the Olbrich Botanical Society.
Olbrich Botanical Gardens | 3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704. | Phone: (608)246-4550 | Fax: (608)246-4719