Contact Us

Visitor Entrance
Visitor Entrance

Ganna Walska Lotusland
695 Ashley Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93108

695 Ashley Road is Lotusland’s mailing address, but is not the public entrance. Directions and parking instructions are included with tour.

Phone Numbers:
Reception:(805)969-3767
Reservations: (805)969-9990
FAX: (805)969-4423

 

 

Staff Directory

Email: @lotusland.orgPhone: (805)969-3767 + extension

Administration

Executive Director
Gwen Stauffer
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Director of Finance
Diane Figueroa (part-time)
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Office Manager/Bookkeeper
Elizabeth Rosas
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Executive Assistant
Laurie Marx
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Receptionist
Sierra Butler
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Garden Shop Manager
Karen Kester
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Garden Shop Associates
Rose Thomas (part-time)
Eric Love (part-time)
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Collections

Curator of the Living Collection
Virginia Hayes
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Assistant Curator
Paul Mills
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Communications

Director of Marketing and Communications
Bob Craig
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Development

Director of Development
Anne Dewey
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Membership Manager
Bambi Leonard
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Membership Assistant
Jenny Moore
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Development Associate/Event Manager
Courtney Tentler
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Event Assistant
Felicity Larmour
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Grounds and Facilities

Director of Grounds and Facilities
Michael Iven
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Grounds Staff Supervisor
Esau Ramirez
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Garden Staff
Jason Bonham
Alejandro Chavez
Tim Cordero
Mike Furner
Eoin Hammonds
Francisco Haro
Miguel Obregon-Padilla
Bruno Reginato
Jorge Torrez-Rubio
Plant Healthcare Coordinator
Corey Welles
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Maintenance Superintendent
Robert Blaha
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Facilities Assistant
Raj Singh
Guillermo Macias-Gil (part-time)
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Public Programs

Director of Public Programs
Dorothy Shaner
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Volunteer Coordinator
Kitty Thomassin
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Visitor Services
Debra DiPaolo (part-time)
Mary Scott (part-time)
Patricia Sheppard (part-time)
Sarah Stelck
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Visitor Services Assistant
Catherine Thielst (part-time)
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Gate Manager
Sarah Chicone
Sharon Barnett (part-time)
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