Allan Stansbury
Credit: Sarah Chah
Julie Wennstrom
Credit: Julie Wennstrom

Our Board of Directors

The South Coast Botanic Garden Foundation Board of Directors is comprised of leading members of the community and is fortunate to have had extraordinary leadership throughout its 50+ year history. The current Board is actively engaged in guiding the organization through this very exciting time in our expansion of services and endeavors.

Board Officers

Mike Molina Chairperson

Mark Waronek Board Vice Chair at Large

Karen Melideo Board Vice Chair – Finance

Lynn Lord Board Vice Chair – Secretary


Jim Gardner
Kathy Kellogg Johnson
Allen Lay
Marilyn Long
Aryan Papoli
Kenneth Pickar
Tyler Polson
Twanna Rogers
Dr. James Scharffenberger
Marcia Schoettle
John Sealy
Laurel Woodley

Ann Carley – Emeritus