Our Team

Board of Directors

DJ Peterson, President
Debe Loxton, Vice President
Renee Ordeneaux, Treasurer
Jeff Jamison, Secretary
Carol Bornstein
Gary Breaux
Elizabeth Brennan
Peggy Brutsche
Eric Callow
Maria De Leon
J Lopez
Max Kanter

Executive Director: Kitty Connolly
Executive Assistant: Gabriele Burkard

Director of Horticulture: Tim Becker
Seed Program Manager: Genevieve Arnold
Seed Program Technician: Kelsey Thurow
Production Manager: Jordan Isken
Production Foreman: Francisco Rosales
Nursery Production: Elmer Luna, Armando Rivas
Nursery Sales Manager: Flora Ito
Nursery Sales Assistant Manager: Asher Guzik
Nursery Sales Assistant: Erin Hammes
Horticulturist: Steve Singer

Director of Special Projects: Lili Singer
Director of Outreach: Lisa Novick
K-12 Educator: Diana Sherwood
Adult Education Manager: Scott Cher
Director of Operations: Andrew Chaves
Volunteer Engagement Coordinator:
Brenda Kyle
Bookstore and Front Office Manager
: Janeen Apodaca
Bookstore Assistant: Lenna Pettersson
Bookkeeper: Margaret Boseroy

Webmaster: Matt Silbert, IamTheWebMan.com
Garden Tour Coordinators: Margaret Oakley Otto & Philip Otto