Map 1236 N. Peck Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA
(West of Polliwog Park)
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Board of Directors and Advisors 2010

Board of Directors

Charlotte Marshall  (President, PR)

Julie Gonella  (Vice President, Garden Maintenance Director)

Roy Gonella  (Treasurer)

Gretchen Renshaw Zwissler  (Garden Maintenance Director, Garden Tours)

Mimi Andersen (Garden Maintenance Director, Blog master)

Jill Brunkhardt (Chevron liason)

Mike Garcia (Enviroscape)

Dave Harris (Rotary Club)

Eve Kelso (City of MB liason)

John Scott (Graphic Designer)

Martha Andreani (Secretary)

Board of Advisors

Melanie Baer-Keeley (Horticulturist-specializing in CA Native Plants)

Tony Baker (Horticulturist, Landscaper)

Ann Barklow (Consulting Certified Arborist)
Former MBBG board member & founder

Kathleen Bullard (Environmental Planner)
Former MBBG board member & founder

Joyce Haraughty (PR)
Former MBBG board member

Greg Monfette (Registered Consulting Arborist)

David Moody (Naturalist, Birder)

Lisa Ryder Moore (Composting, Worm bins)

Andrew Pedersen (Entomologist)

Bob Shanman (Birder, Nature Store Owner)


Garden Maintenance

Friday Volunteer Directors: Mimi Andersen, Julie Gonella, Gretchen Renshaw, Sylvia Rayner, and Beth Crosse

Large Jobs: Mike Garcia and Enviroscape

Mulch Delivery: Wally Miglin

Bird feeders and Interpretive Sign Upkeep: Linda Morey

Garden's Entry Display Case: Edie Merrifield


PR: Charlotte Marshall

Rotary: Dave Harris

City Liaison: Eve Kelso and Sona Coffee

Chevron Liaison: Jill Brunkhardt

Membership: Julie Gonella


Interpretive Signs and Brochures: John Scott

Classes: Martha Andreani

Website: Julie Gonella

We are always looking for volunteers to help on our committees and boards. Contact us
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