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Royal Botanical Gardens Board of Directors

The Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) is a registered charitable organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who ensures that the Gardens fulfils its legislated mandate and that its mission, policies and strategies are appropriate and current. The Board also ensures financial responsibility and approves the Gardens’ annual budget. 


Halton Region names 3 citizen representatives who are committed to the success of the RBG and have Financial and/or Fundraising skills. Other members of the Board of Directors include:
  • Councillors from the Region of Halton and the City of Hamilton
  • Federal appointees
  • Provincial appointees
  • RBG appointees
  • Representatives from the RBG Auxiliary

Frequency of Meetings

Monthly on Thursdays from 4 - 6 p.m. at RBG Centre, Burlington (view map External Link). 

Council Membership


  • Mark Runciman, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Botanical Gardens
    905-527-1158 Ext. 221

Royal Botanical Gardens' website External Link