Board Members

President

Brad Wagoner moved to Celebration in 2013 from Iowa. We are retired, Brad from dentistry and Sue from being an engineer with Rockwell. Having tired of living in growing zone 4-5, we wanted to experience growing zone 9. We are go glad that we made the move.  The weather, the activities and the new friends make Celebration one of best places we could ever imagine living. Keep you fingers in the dirt!

Vice President

Nancy Hannan. After raising 3 sons in New England for 35 years, my husband Tim and I bought our first home in Celebration in 2012 and became full time residents in 2014.  We love all that Celebration has to offer, especially the friends we have made.   Finally retiring from a career in Healthcare, I now have the time to explore new activities. The GC of Celebration has been a great way to learn about Florida gardening, meet folks with mutual interests, and give back to the community.

Vice President and Treasurer

Robert Boyer  I am pleased to be elected as Treasurer of the Garden Club of Celebration.  After retiring with forty (40) years in banking and finance I now have the time to focus more on gardening and appreciate the opportunity to assist with implementing the goals of the Garden Club.  I look forward in helping make Celebration a beautiful place to live.”

Secretary

Sue Wagoner – Sue is a former Industrial Engineering Manager and stay-at-home mom who has always found joy in volunteering in her community. She was born and raised in Iowa, met her husband, Brad, at the University of Iowa, and they raised their two daughters in Iowa. They bought their house in Celebration in 2010, and love living here.  ue’s hobbies are getting together with friends, hiking, cycling, reading, arts & crafts, and sewing.

Membership Secretary

Rita Roberts – I was born and raised in Ohio.    We moved to south Florida in 1975 and lived there for 30 years before moving to central Florida.   This is when I because interested in gardening and flowers.   We moved to Celebration in 2014 and thoroughly enjoy all the town has to offer.

Member-at-Large

Judi Nelson

Community Advocate

David Arena – My wife Jill and I moved to Celebration in 2014 after I retired from a career managing corporate employee benefits. I am an avid gardener and enjoys doing his own yard work and being outdoors.  He has been a Garden Club member along with his wife Jill since moving to town.  He has volunteered for a number of club service projects including gardening at Give Kids the World. I am also a member of the Arbor Day Foundation and have been active in the Celebration Foundation’s New Urbanism Committee and Advisory Board.

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