Mossman Botanic Garden Inc. is currently managed by a locally based non-profit organisation. The MBG also has a trading name Botanic Garden Mossman. At this time, the Board comprises of:
As the Garden evolves there will be Board changes that cater for a broad range of professional skill sets and fund raising capacities. MBG in heading towards a fully funded world class attraction that will bring destination travellers from around the world. It remains, however, a garden that belongs to the community.
A successful application to the Douglas Shire Council for a Business Development Grant launched the Mossman Botanic Garden ‘Stage 3: membership, governance and business development’ in April this year. Rebecca Pearse (MBG Project Manager) and Sheryl Burchill (Local Kuku Yalanji Member) are employed one day a week to work with the Board to drive the Membership Strategy, assist with ensuring representation and appropriate skills on the Board, whilst developing the Business Development Strategy.
The inaugural staff requirements for the MBG comprise of: