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 & Finance

Executive Director
Rebecca Anderson

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Director of Finance
Diane Figueroa

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102
Office Manager & Grants Manager
Laurie Marx

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110
Reception
Eric Love
Mary Scott
Suzan Stratford

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Office Assistant
Catherine Thielst

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101
Bookkeeper
Yvonne Bazinet

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106
Human Resources
Jill Grisham, HRxpress

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119

Curation & Collections

Curator of the Living Collections
Paul Mills

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805-565-4431
Assistant Curator
Anna Bower

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805-565-4431
Archives Research Associate
Rose Thomas

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111
Archives Intern
Elizabeth Macias

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111

Marketing & Communications

Director of Marketing and Communications
Bob Craig

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121
Marketing Associate
Alessandra Villegas

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121

Development & Events

Director of Operations and Events
Courtney Tentler

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116
Special Events Manager
Kerstin Horneman

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130
Member and Donor Relations Manager
Patricia Sadeghian

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125
Database Coordinator
Marily Lopez

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105

Gardens & Facilities

Director of Gardens and Facilities
Tyler Diehl

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805-565-1310
Grounds Supervisors
Hannah French
Junio Milanese

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805-881-2477
805-886-6361
Plant Healthcare Coordinator
Corey Welles

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805-969-5782
Horticultural Staff
Thomas Baker-Rabe
Tim Cordero
Mike Furner
Wyatt Hoyle
Holly Huff
Jorge Mendiata
Miguel Obregon-Padilla

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805-969-5782
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Maintenance Supervisor
Eder Mejia

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805-565-4487
Maintenance Assistant
Richie Jaimes

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805-565-4487

Member & Visitor Services

Director of Member & Visitor Services
Doug Jenzen

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120
Garden Shop Manager
Karen Kester

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805-565-4488
Volunteer Manager
Kitty Thomassin

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112
Visitor Services Coordinator
Marni Cheverez

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126
Member Services Coordinator
Diane Jeffers

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115
Reservations Specialists
Gavin Roy
Teagan Singer

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Garden Shop Associate
Eric Love

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805-565-4480
Gate Managers
Julie Hall
Mark Hepler

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805-565-4489
805-565-4489
Visitor Services Associates and Garden Monitors
Louise Blair
Pat Sheppard
Laurie Zalk

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805-969-3767
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Junior Botanist Coordinator
Gillian Connor

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