Smith-Gilbert Gardens Foundation

110330 041As a City of Kennesaw Botanical Garden, the mission of Smith-Gilbert Gardens is to serve as a resource for conservation, education and the enjoyment of horticulture, fine arts and historic preservation.

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Smith-Gilbert Gardens is supported, in part, by memberships, donations, and funds raised through the Rose Garden Gala and Garden Gallop sponsored by the Smith-Gilbert Gardens Foundation – a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization.


Smith-Gilbert Gardens Foundation



Holly A. Quinlan, Board President

Cobb Travel & Tourism


Amy Selby, Vice President

Cobb Chamber


Steven D. Yancey, AIA, Secretary



Lori Kaczynski, Treasurer

Graphic Packaging International, Inc.


Sherry Gentry, Capital Campaign Chair

Truist Financial



Chris Graeff

Cox & Company


Vickie Haney

Retired, Bank of North Georgia


Beverly Huff

Retired, The Georgian Club


Andrew Kohr



Shelby Weeks

Georgia Power


Janet H. Wiles

Wiles & Wiles, LLP


City Representatives

Derek Easterling

Mayor, City of Kennesaw


James ‘Doc’ Eaton

Council, City of Kennesaw