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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 400,000 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

Sue Ann Schiff Executive Director (415) 661-1316 ext 415
Cindy Lang Executive Assistant (415) 661-1316 ext 401
 

Bookstore

Dennis Gutmann Bookstore Manager (415) 661-1316 ext 408
Vicky Julian Bookstore Assistant (415) 661-1316 ext 408
 

Development & Membership

Sonia Banks Interim Director of Development (415) 661-1316 ext 305
Danielle Waltrip Membership Marketing Manager (415) 661-1316 ext 302
Elisa Heikkila Associate Director of Development (415) 661-1316 ext 312
Marissa Angulo Special Events Officer (415) 661-1316 ext 301
Megan Murphy Donor Services Officer (415) 661-1316 ext 313
Sophie Case Development Associate (415) 661-1316 ext 306
 

Finance & Administration

Matthew Ayotte Chief Financial Officer (415) 661-1316 ext 307
Kim McCall Office Manager (415) 661-1316 ext 417
Rey Canoy Staff Accountant (415) 661-1316 ext 300
 

Learning & Engagement

Jessa Barzelay Director of Learning & Engagement (415) 661-1316 ext 427
Abbey Levantini Associate Librarian (415) 661-1316 ext 403
Annette Huddle Director of Youth Education (415) 661-1316 ext 406
Brandy Kuhl Head Librarian (415) 661-1316 ext 403
Chloe Wieland Volunteer Services Manager. (415) 661-1316 ext 400
Dot Brown Library Assistant (415) 661-1316 ext 414
Gretchen Norrell Children's Garden Educator (415) 637-4373
Cathryn Tom Learning and Engagement Coordinator (415) 661-1316 ext 404
Kendra Hauser Youth Education Program Manager (415) 661-1316 ext 407
Liza Kachko Interpretive Training Coordinator 415.661.1316 ext 438
Nichole Davis Lead Children's Garden Intern (415) 661-1316 ext 419
 

Marketing & Communications

Brendan Lange Director of Visitor Experience & Marketing (415) 661-1316 ext 416
Nina Sazevich Publicist (415) 752-2483
 

Plant Collections

Ryan Guillou Curator (415) 661-1613 ext 421
Corey S. Barnes Associate Curator (415) 661-1316 ext 411
Diane Glaub Nursery Assistant (415) 661-1316 ext 429
Don Mahoney Curator Emeritus (415) 661-1316 ext 429
Mark Sklar Curatorial Assistant (415) 661-3089
Mona Bourell Plant Collections Registrar (415) 661-1316 ext 405
Olivier Thériault Curatorial Assistant (415) 661-1316 ext 405
Steve Gensler GIS Manager (415) 661-1316 ext 410
 

Visitor Experience

Brendan Lange Director of Visitor Experience & Marketing (415) 661-1316 ext 416
Karla Schiemann Visitor Services Supervisor (415) 661-1316 ext 412
Visitor Services Supervisor
or Lead Agent on Duty
  (415) 368-5007
Garden Lead Agent (Weekends Only)   (415) 410-3134
Main Gate Kiosk   (415) 368-5406
Friend (North) Gate Kiosk   (415) 368-6500
Anna Kazanjian Visitor Services Lead Agent (415) 368-5007
Calum Craik Visitor Services Lead Agent (415) 368-5007
Morgan Stickrod Visitor Services Lead Agent (415) 368-5007
Roxanne Butterfield Visitor Services Lead Agent (415) 368-5007
Tom Kolbeck Visitor Services Lead Agent (415) 368-5007
Alex Odgers Visitor Services Agent
Angela Moore-Evans Visitor Services Agent
Anna Kazanjian Visitor Services Agent
Brianna Mann Visitor Services Agent
Eric Newport Visitor Services Agent
Gary Browd Visitor Services Agent
Gloria Torres Riggs Visitor Services Agent
Jane Sneed Visitor Services Agent
Melissa Grubaugh Visitor Services Agent
Priyanka Ganti Visitor Services Agent
Rebekah Scorcio Visitor Services Agent
Robin Thomas Visitor Services Agent
 

San Francisco Recreation and Parks

 

San Francisco Recreation and Parks Administration

Matthew Stephens Garden Director (415) 317-9901
Bob Fiorello Chief Horticulturist (415) 917-6125
Jeanne Rich Nursery Specialist (415) 661-3090 ext. 429
Jennifer Chan San Francisco Botanical Garden Facility Rental Coordinator (415) 831-6872
Jim Jackson Film & Photo Coordinator (415) 831-6870
Kern Lee County Fair Building Facility Coordinator (415) 831-5500 ext 3
 

Captain Horticulturists

Owen O'Conner    
Patrick Quinn    
 

Horticulturists

Brendan O'Keefe    
Dan Derogatis    
Diane Schaumleffel    
Dolores Gamez    
George Longoria    
Jason Martinez    
Olga Beguin    
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 | $8 Non-residents | Discounts for Seniors, Families & 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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