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The San Francisco's Recreation and Park Department provides horticultural leadership and oversight, as well as management and maintenance of buildings and grounds, including gardeners and their supervisors. With the help of its members, donors and volunteers, the San Francisco Botanical Garden Society (SFBGS) funds Garden improvements, provides curatorial and plant collections management services, propagates plants for sale to the public, maintains the Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture, offers year-round educational and community programming, operates the Garden's bookstore and welcomes annually more than 300,000 visitors from San Francisco, the Bay Area and around the world.

San Francisco Botanical Garden Society

General Information

(415) 661-1316
1199 9th Avenue San Francisco, CA 94122 info@sfbg.org
Main Gate Kiosk(415) 368-5406 
North Gate Kiosk(415) 368-6500 

Executive

Janet JacobsExecutive Assistant(415) 661-1316, ext 401
Sue Ann SchiffExecutive Director(415) 661-1316, ext 415
Bookstore(415) 661-1316 ext 409
Dennis GutmannBookstore Manager(415) 661-1316 ext 408
Vicky JulianBookstore Assistant(415) 661-1316 ext 408

Development & Membership

Bekah PaigeDevelopment Manager(415) 661-1316 ext 301
Lillian B. ArcherDirector of Development(415) 661-1316 ext 305
Mona ChangAssociate Director of Development(415) 661-1316 ext 304
Monica RennerMembership Manager(415) 661-1316 ext 302
Sonia Banks Interim Director of Development (415) 661-3090 ext 305

Finance & Administration

Bette Mc DonnellOffice Manager(415) 661-1316, ext 417
Matt AyotteDirector of Finance & Administration(415) 661-1316, ext 307
Rey CanoyStaff Accountant(415) 661-1316, ext 300
Library(415) 661-1316 ext 414
Abbey LevantiniAssistant Librarian(415) 661-1316 ext 403
Brandy KuhlHead Librarian(415) 661-1316 ext 403

Marketing & Communications

(415) 661-1316 ext 416
Brendan LangeDirector of Visitor Experience & Marketing (415) 661-1316 ext 416
Nina SazevichPublicist(415) 752-2483

Plant Collections

Corey S. Barnes Associate Curator (415) 661-3090 ext 411
Diane GlaubNursery Assistant(415) 661-3090
Don MahoneyCurator Emeritus(415) 661-3090
Marc JohnsonCuratorial Assistant & Inventory Coordinator(415) 661-1316 ext 405
Mark SklarCuratorial Assistant(415) 661-3089
Mona BourellPlant Collections Registrar(415) 661-1316 ext 405
Olivier ThériaultCuratorial Assistant(415) 661-1316 ext 405
Steve GenslerGIS Manager(415) 661-1316 ext 410

Visitor Services

(415) 661-1316 ext 416
Manager on Duty (415) 368-5007
Angela Moore-EvansAgent 
Brendan LangeDirector of Visitor Experience & Marketing (415) 661-1316 ext 416
Daniele Erville Agent  
Gary M. BrowdAgent 
Jaci StephensAgent 
Karla SchiemannVisitor Services Supervisor(415) 661-1316 ext 412
Maria KhambattaAgent 
Mary Torres Volken Agent  
Melissa GrubaughAgent 
Monika RomeroLead Agent 
Sarah GarveyAgent 
Scott NadzamLead Agent 
Tom KolbeckLead Agent 

Volunteer Services & Public Programs

(415) 661-1316 ext 400
Chloe WielandVolunteer Services Manager(415) 661-1316, ext 400

Youth Education

(415) 661-1316 ext 407
Annette HuddlePublic Programs Acting Director(415) 661-1316 ext 407
Gretchen NorrellChildren's Garden Educator(415) 637-4373
Laura LuzziSchool Walks Coordinator(415) 661-1316 ext 407
 

San Francisco Recreation and Parks

San Francisco Recreation and Parks Administration

Carol SionkowskiPark Section Supervisor(415) 753-7092
Eric AndersenActing Garden Director(415) 831-6818
Jeanne RichNursery Specialist(415) 661-3090, ext. 429
Kern LeeCounty Fair Building Facility Coordinator(415) 831-5500, ext 3
Masood AltafSan Francisco Botanical Garden Facility Rental Coordinator(415) 831-5500, ext. 5

Gardeners

Diane Schaumleffel  
Dolores Gamez  
Gabriel Ortega  
Janet Lopez  
Jason Martinez  
Lisa Graves  
Owen O'Connor  
Patrick Quinn  
Robert Fiorello (415) 753-7092
Shannon Sweeney  
Tyler Taunton  
SFBGS and San Francisco Recreation and Park Department San Francisco Botanical Garden's beauty and value as a major cultural resource are the result of a successful public/private partnership between San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.

ADMISSION  FREE for Members, SF Residents (with proof of residency) & School Groups | $7 Non-residents | Discounts for Seniors & Children

LOCATED In Golden Gate Park, with entrances at the corner of Ninth Ave. at Lincoln Way (Main Gate) & at MLK Jr. Drive off the Music Concourse (Friend/North Gate) | Phone: (415) 661-1316 | Mail: 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2370

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