Marie Selby Botanical Gardens will welcome Aaron Bellamy and Renée James Gilmore to its board of trustees for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2021.
Bellamy, a Sarasota native, currently serves as the youth and family advocate manager with the Safe Children Coalition residential program. Gilmore is the executive producer of "Empowering Voices" on ABC7 and a fourth-generation Sarasotan. She also owns Saja Group, LLC.
Additionally, beginning July 1, Marianne McComb will serve as board chair and Dr. Joel Morganroth will serve as vice-chair. Other board members include J. Allison Archbold, Daniel “Pat” Ball, Ariane Dart, Norbert P. Donelly, Jean Weidner Goldstein, Teri A. Hansen, Marcy Klein, Katherine A. Martucci, Cornelia Matson, Keith Monda, Mike Quillen, Jeannie Russell, Pauline L. Wamsler, Michael J. Wilson, Margaret Wise and Jennifer O. Rominiecki, president and CEO of Selby Gardens.