Contact Us

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

 

Staff Directory

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

Administration & Finance

Executive Director
Rebecca Anderson
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Executive Assistant and Board Liaison
Catherine Dusharme
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Director of Finance
Fiona Brennan
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Adam Flint
Director of Operations
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Human Resources and Payroll Administrator
Jill Grisham
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Curation & Collections

Director of Conservation and 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 Preservation Manager
Natalie Sanderson
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Marketing & Communications

Creative Director
Susan Boettner
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Marketing Manager
Nathan Williamson
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General Marketing and Media requestsmarketing121

Development & Events

Director of Development
Patricia Sadeghian
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Director of Administration and Events
Courtney Tentler
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Campaign and Legacy Gifts Officer
Catherine Kort
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Member and Donor Relations Manager
Samantha Lloyd-Knauf
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Special Events Manager
Kerstin Horneman
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Database Coordinator
Bethany Pace
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Special Events Coordinator
Rosie Neely
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Membership and Development Coordinator
David Houser
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Gardens & Facilities

Director of Gardens and Facilities
Tyler Diehl
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Grounds Supervisor
Junio Milanese
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Manager of Sustainability
Corey Welles
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Senior Horticultural Staffl
Tim Cordero
Mike Furner
Miguel Obregon-Padilla
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Horticultural Staff
Bonnie Colwell
Ryan Gracey
Wyatt Hoyle
Holly Huff
Jorge Mendiata
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Maintenance Supervisor
Eder Mejia
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Maintenance Assistant
Richie Jaimes
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Visitor Services & Public Programs

Director of Visitor Services and Public Programs
Lisa Stone
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Garden Shop Manager
Karen Kester
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Reservation Manager
Angie Lee
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Visitor Services Manager
Eric Love
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Volunteer Manager
Kitty Thomassin
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Education Coordinator
Gillian Connor
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Gate Managers
Julie Hall
Mark Hepler
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Visitor Services Associates
Louise Blair
Mary Scott
Laurie Zalk
Pat Sheppard
Hillary Tentler
Peggy Koegler
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