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County and Foundation Staff

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES STAFF
The South Coast Botanic Garden is a public garden that is owned and operated by the County of Los Angeles.

To contact anyone on the team, please call (310) 544-6815. We look forward to hearing from you!

TANYA FINNEY
Superintendent
Direct Line: (310) 544-6819

 

STUART FASOLI
Grounds Maintenance Supervisor

 

DARLENE LACKEY
Staff Assistant I

 

REIKO UCHIDA
Arboretum Gardener –
Gardening and Horticultural Information

 

PEDRA SAGE
Arboretum Gardener –
Gardening and Horticultural Information

ARNOLD TERAN
Grounds Maintenance Worker

 

ALBERTO CARDENAS
Equipment Maintenance Worker 

 

RICKEY WALLER
Utility Tractor Operator 

 

MARK OLSON
Assistant Arboretum Gardener

 

DYWAUN LEWIS
Custodian
 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES WITH COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

For a list of available positions with the County of Los Angeles, click here

 


 

SOUTH COAST BOTANIC GARDEN FOUNDATION STAFF
The Foundation supports the Garden by providing volunteers, offering educational programs, and conducting special events. We also welcome the commitment of members and donors. The Foundation staff is comprised of a well qualified team that aims to provide quality programming and to secure the resources needed to support the South Coast Botanic Garden.

To contact anyone on the team, please call (310) 544-1948. We look forward to hearing from you!

ADRIENNE LAO NAKASHIMA
CEO
 

DEVELOPMENT
Audra Platz, Director 
Monika Whiteley, Assistant

 

THE GIFT SHOP
Michelle Caruthers, Manager 

 

 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS AND PROGRAMS
Yuri Oda, Manager 
Nikolette Brannan, Assistant
Brandon Dawes, Coordinator
Raymond Pino, Facilities Crew Member

GUEST SERVICES CENTER
Carol Howden, Manager
Christina Luallen, Assistant
Kathe Sarazen, Representative
Ann Schneider, Representative
Moni Wood, Representative

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES WITH SOUTH COAST BOTANIC GARDEN FOUNDATION

Please check back often as we have opportunities opening on an ongoing basis.