Who We Are

Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization led by a board of dedicated individuals who are actively working to keep the dream of Elizabeth Fellows alive. We are dedicated to the preservation, maintenance, and improvement of Fellows Riverside Gardens and the D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitors Center as a cultural, educational, and aesthetic center.

We seek to achieve this mission through the increased funding of endowments held by the Corporation (The Andrew's Endowment and the D.D. and Velma Davis Endowment), direct funding of appropriate Gardens' projects, and profits realized by the Shop in the Gardens; an entity that the Friends organization buys for, manages and operates under contract with Mill Creek MetroParks. 


Denise Stewart

Vice Presidents

Paul Hagman

Janet Yaniglos


Lou DiPaolo

Board of Directors

Deby Clark

Andy Detesco

Sallie Dutton

Jonathon Fauvie

Glenda F. House

Carl James

Jamie Jamison

Scott Lanz

Deb Liptak

Deanna Marchionda

Bill Mullane

Carol Potter

John B. Slanina

Ellen Tressel

Samantha Turner

Aaron Young

Development Staff

Lanore Jones

Elise Huzjak