Board of Trustees

Valerie Hoffman, Chair
John Gabbert, Vice Chair
Mark Funk,Treasurer
Kathy Scroggs, Secretary

Sharon Bradford
Samantha Davis
Sarah Berkus Gower
George Leis
William Murdoch
Gerry Rubin
Helene Schneider
Warren Schultheis
Jesse Smith
Ann Steinmetz

Vision Statement

Our vision expresses what we aspire to be valued for and embodies our purpose.

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden envisions a world where society understands the interdependency between people and plants, and acts to preserve the natural world.

Mission Statement

Our mission is what we do to achieve our vision.

To conserve California native plants and habitats for the health and well-being of people and the planet.