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Office of The Director
Olsen, Richard
DIRECTOR U S NATIONAL ARBORETUM
Richard.Olsen@ars.usda.gov
(202) 245-4539
U.S. NATIONAL ARBORETUM
3501 NEW YORK AVE., N. E.
Washington, DC 20002

Mission:
The Office of the Director facilitates and oversees carrying out the mission of the U.S. National Arboretum: to enhance the economic, environmental, and aesthetic value of ornamental and landscape plants through long-term, multi-disciplinary research, conservation of genetic resources, and interpretative gardens and exhibits. Interrelated core values that underlie all of the strategic goals and objectives and drive decision-making include discovery, connections, sustainability, service, and access.

  Northeast Area
    Washington, D.c.
      National Arboretum
      Office of The Director
People:
Bemis, Kris
(202) 245-4577

Motor Vehicle Operator
Cicala, Debbie
(202) 245-4553

Administrative Officer
Hiers, Nadine
(202) 245-4539

Secretary
Houston, Linda
(202) 245-4544

Administrative Technician
Olsen, Richard
(301) 245-4539

DIRECTOR U S NATIONAL ARBORETUM