About

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Located in the heart of Charlotte, North Carolina, Wing Haven provides a natural oasis for reflection and study of its two public gardens. Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary is rich in Southern horticulture and a habitat for birds and wildlife. The Elizabeth Lawrence House & Garden is the site of a world-renowned garden writer’s living laboratory. Together, these historic properties welcome visitors of all ages to discover and learn. Wing Haven also offers more than 40 programs and special events each year.

Vision Statement

To inspire passion for the natural world

Mission Statement

Cultivating sanctuary in nature, environmental stewardship, and the legacy of Southern horticulture


Staff:

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Barrett Sloan Ranson
DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR  Susan Little Evans
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR  Beth Gilbert
GARDENERS Danny Perez, Damou Sako
GARDEN CURATOR, ELIZABETH LAWRENCE HOUSE & GARDEN Andrea Sprott
CHILDREN’S & FAMILY EDUCATION COORDINATOR Jill Goodrich
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR Lydia Skardon
WING HAVEN HOST Sally Brown
WEEKEND & AFTER-HOURS HOST Beverly Pearson
ACCOUNTANT Lorraine Piephoff


Board of Directors (2016/2017)

PRESIDENT - Bob Rossier
FIRST VICE PRESIDENT - Camille Coers
SECOND VICE PRESIDENT- Janet Voelker
TREASURER - Katie James
SECRETARY - John Cullum
AUXILIARY COUNCIL PRESIDENT - Courtney Christensen
Doug Anderson
Susan D. Barrett
Frannie Browne
David Burton
Austin Harris
Henry James, Jr.*
Shirley Kosmicki
Larry Mellichamp
Charles Morris
Andrew Nesbitt
Mary Tunstall Staton
Ginny Sumerell
George Van Allen
Mary Claire Wall
Paige Waugh
Leroy Wray, Jr.
Jamie Yearwood
*LIFETIME BOARD MEMBER

Wing Haven
Auxiliary Council

PRESIDENT - Courtney Christensen
FIRST VICE PRESIDENT - Nancy Lowry
PAST PRESIDENT - Noell Schepp
Katie Coff
Beth Hagan
Sherry Hall
Dana Hearn
Ruth Mary Jones
Catherine Ruth Kelly
Dawn Milgrom
Debi Price
Bob Rossier
Mary Stokes
Ginny Sumerell
Cristina Warlick

Elizabeth Lawrence House & Garden Advisory Council

CHAIR - Frances Alexander
Laurie Bond
Staci Catron
Courtney Christensen
Roy Dicks
Susan Hitchcock
Ruth Mary Jones
Patti McGee
Dannye Powell
Elizabeth Way Rogers
Noell Schepp
Bobby J. Ward
Warren & Fran Way III
Lindie Wilson


Wing Haven is a 501(c)(3) organization and your contribution is tax deductible to the full extent of the law. Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919.807.2214. The license is not an endorsement by the State. For additional information, please see the State of the Haven annual report and our recent audited Financial Statement.