Boyce L. Ansley

Executive Committee

Boyce Ansley, a founding member of the The Trust for Public Land's Georgia Advisory Council, and former Chair, has been an active volunteer in the Atlanta civic community for many years.

Boyce serves in a leadership role on the boards of The Atlanta Opera, the Atlanta Botanical Garden, the Frazer Center, and the Lineberger Cancer Center. She is a member of the Forward Arts Foundation, the Cherokee Garden Club, and a Lifetime Trustee of the Atlanta Preservation Center. The National Society of Fundraising Executives recognized Boyce in 1998 as Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year. She served as the Regent of the Mount Vernon Ladies Association, and chaired the campaign to build the George Washington center there. Boyce also currently serves on the board of Washington National Cathedral the president of the Roosevelt /Vanderbilt Conservancy in Hyde Park New York.

Born in Belmont, North Carolina, Boyce attended Chatham Hall, where she is a trustee, then Hollins College in Virginia. Boyce and her husband Shepard live in the Buckhead area of Atlanta and have two grown daughters and two grandchildren.

"I believes the preservation of our precious green space is probably the most important legacy that we can leave for future generations in order to insure and enhance their quality of life."