Board of Directors

Susan Kelly, President

Susan Kelly is the President and co-founder of Generous Gardeners and brings her ambitious vision and exceptional energy to the Board.

Hazel Watkinson


Hazel Watkinson is one of several British Generous Gardener volunteers, and as a committed volunteer and gifted gardener, she brings a unique perspective and understanding of the social and cultural implications of our mission to Gloucester.

Chuck Kelly, Treasurer

Chuck Kelly brings a banking and accounting background to the Generous Gardeners board, helping ensure perpetual fiscal health for the organization. As a drone enthusiast, his videos and images of the public gardens document the progress of Generous Gardener’s mission.

Antonietta Calabrese

Antonietta Calabrese is a most generous gardener, caring for Gloucester’s public spaces almost every day of the week.  Designated as Lieutenant to Susan, she brings enthusiasm, dedication and vision for the gardens to the board.

Judy Caulkett


Judy Caulkett is an avid gardener and one of the original plant donors to Generous Gardeners.  Judy brings her gardening talent as well as editing and writing skills to the board for grant writing and garden tour literature development. 

Rosemary Lundberg

A longtime Generous Gardeners volunteer, Rosemary Lundberg joined the Board in 2019. Her infectious enthusiasm and strong background in corporate communications will help lead Generous Gardeners in our expanding role in Gloucester.

Ann Gilardi Johnson

Ann Johnson ASLA is a superstar landscape designer and generous gardener. She has designed the Stacy Boulevard gardens, the Fishermen’s Wives Memorial and the renovated Elizabeth Gordon Smith Garden. Ann is a Gloucester native and brings her love of Gloucester and lifelong knowledge of the community to our volunteers.

Advisory Board Members

Beth Chiancola

Cyndi Deal

Maggie Debbie