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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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Office Manager
Benjamin Brown
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Reception
Eric Love
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Office Assistant
Catherine Thielst
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Bookkeeper
Yvonne Bazinet
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Human Resources
Jill Grisham, HRxpress
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Curation & Collections

Curator of the Living Collections
Paul Mills
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Assistant Curator
Anna Bower
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Archives Research Associate
Rose Thomas
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Archives Assistant
Elizabeth Macias
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Marketing & Communications

Creative Director
Susan Boettner
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Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Alessandra Villegas
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Development & Events

Director of Operations and Events
Courtney Tentler
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Development Manager and Board Liaison
Diane Duncan
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Special Events Manager
Kerstin Horneman
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Member and Donor Relations Manager
Patricia Sadeghian
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Development Coordinator
Elizabeth Macias
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Gardens & Facilities

Director of Gardens and Facilities
Tyler Diehl
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Grounds Supervisors
Hannah French
Junio Milanese
hfrench
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Plant Healthcare Coordinator
Corey Welles
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Horticultural Staff
Thomas Baker-Rabe
Tim Cordero
Mike Furner
Wyatt Hoyle
Holly Huff
Jorge Mendiata
Miguel Obregon-Padilla
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Maintenance Supervisor
Eder Mejia
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Maintenance Assistant
Richie Jaimes
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Member & Visitor Services

Director of Member & Visitor Services
Doug Jenzen
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Garden Shop Manager
Karen Kester
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Volunteer Manager
Kitty Thomassin
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Guest Experience and Engagement Manager
Diane Jeffers
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Garden Shop Associate
Eric Love
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Gate Managers
Julie Hall
Mark Hepler
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Junior Botanist Coordinator
Gillian Connor
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