Tom McCann. Class IX, has been elected vice chair of the Board of Directors of Naples Botanical Garden. Other active GNL alums serving on the board are Jane Berger, XI, Adam Crescenzi, XVIII, Elynor Flegel, IX, Mark Goebel, XIII, Lisa Merritt, VI, and Linda White, XII. The Garden Board is committed to conserving the Earth’s natural resources. The grand opening of the new Eleanor and Nicholas Chabraja Visitor Center will be held on October 23.