Staff Directory

Executive

Stephanie Linder
Chief Executive Officer
(415) 661-1316 ext 415
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Nicolette Telech
Chief of Staff
(415) 661-1316 ext 401
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Advancement

Brendan Lange
Director of Advancement
(415) 661-1316 ext 416
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Lynn Eve Komaromi
Director of Leadership Giving
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Bekah Paige
Associate Director of Philanthropy
(415) 661-1316 ext 302
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Marissa Fong
Marketing & Communications Manager
(415) 661-1316 ext 408
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Leslie Fitzpatrick
Philanthropy Manager
(415) 661-1316 ext 314
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Anne Carper
Philanthropy Coordinator
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Event Rentals

Evelyn Hymans
Associate Director of Events
(415) 661-1316 ext 136
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Traci Mar
Event Production Manager
(415) 661-1316 ext 425
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Finance & Administration

Wendy Bear
Director of Finance
(415) 661-1316 ext 101
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Ahmad Anderson
Director of People & Culture
(415) 661-1316 ext 312
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Nicholas Santillana
People & Culture Coordinator
(415) 661-1316 ext 315
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Vanessa Fajardo
Director of Operations & Administration
(415) 661-1316 ext 307
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Kim McCall
Associate Director of Operations & Administration
(415) 661-1316 ext 417
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Programs & Partnerships

Jamie Chan
Director of Programs & Partnerships
(415) 661-1316 ext 427
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Annette Huddle
Director of Education
(415) 661-1316 ext 406
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Brandy Kuhl
Library Director
(415) 661-1316 ext 403
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Crystal Lee Stone
Volunteer Program Manager
(415) 661-1316 ext 400
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Sarah Sawtelle
Engagement Manager
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Jenn Tapler
Program Manager, Director of Garden Camp
(415) 661-1316 ext 404
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Ashley Velasquez
Program Coordinator
415) 661-1316 ext 438
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Nichole Davis
Children’s Garden Coordinator
(415) 661-1316
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Erick Monroy
Garden Educator
(415) 661-1316
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Collections & Conservation

Ryan Guillou
Director of Collections & Conservation
(415) 661-1316 ext 421
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Steve Gensler
GIS Manager
(415) 661-1316 ext 410
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Victoria Stewart
Plant Records Manager
(415) 661-1316 ext 405
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Visitor Experience

Vanessa Fajardo
Director of Operations & Administration
(415) 661-1316 ext 307
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Karla Schiemann
Associate Director of Visitor Experience
(415) 661-1316 ext 412
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Drew Risner-Davis
Visitor Experience Manager
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Whitney Ochoa
Bookstore Manager
(415) 661-1316 ext 409
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Ai Buenafe
Garden Shop Coordinator
(415) 661-1316 ext 409
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Diane Glaub
Plant Shop Coordinator
(415) 661-1316 ext 429
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Recreation and Parks Administration

Joseph Rothleutner
Garden Director
(628) 227-4184
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Permits & Reservations
(415) 831-5500
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Park Rangers
(415) 242-6390

Conservatory of Flowers Nursery Specialists

Kristen Natoli
Chief Nursery Specialist
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Eric Imperiale
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Janet Spellman
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Mario Vega
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Japanese Tea Garden Horticulturists

Steven Pitsenbarger
Section Supervisor
(415) 864-9531
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Matthew Strader
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Richard Wong
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San Francisco Botanical Garden Horticulturists

Lisa Graves
Section Supervisor
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Eli Feldman
Nursery Specialist
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Ahmed Baradah
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Toby Kanzawa
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George Longoria
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Almudena Martin
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Dolores Gamez
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Owen O’Connor
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Ben Strobridge
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Shannon Sweeney
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Tyler Taunton
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