Executive Director and Senior Staff

Lucinda McDade, PhD

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Executive Director

Judith B. Friend Director of Research

Chair of the Claremont Graduate University Botany Department

Kristine Crosby

Director of Finance

Eric Garton

Director of Visitor Services and Community Education



Board of Trustees

Elin R. Dowd, Chair

Art Braeger

Thomas C. Brayton

Richard A. Grant Jr.

Edward A. Landry

Mary Perera

Marshall W. Taylor


Board of Overseers

David Becker, Chair

Larry K. Grill,  Vice-Chair

Hester Bell

Martha Davis

Sean R. Gallagher

Shaunna Gygli

Beverly Maloof

Muriel Poston

Katharine Rudnyk

Maia Thomas

Gary Wallace

Alan Wild