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 Chair

Mark Waronek Board Vice Chair at Large

Tyler Polson Board Vice Chair – Finance

Aryan Papoli Board Vice Chair – Secretary


Kimberly Friesl
Kathy Kellogg Johnson
Marilyn Long
Lynn Lord
Melanie Maclean
Karen Melideo
Kevin Ou
Kenneth Pickar
James Scharffenberger
Marcia Schoettle
John Sealy
Laurel Woodley