Board of Directors

Patty Kestin, Chair

Tom Klitzner

Renee Meshul, Treasurer

Alyssa Moffitt, Garden Planning & Maintenance Committee, Volunteer Outreach Committee

Chaka Forman, Volunteer Outreach Committee  

Kerry Olinger, Program Development and Teacher Committee


Advisory Board

Bob Gottlieb, Retired Executor Director of the Urban & Environmental Policy Institute (UEPI) at Occidental College

Elizabeth Benson Forer, MSW, MPH Chief Executive OfficerVenice Family Clinic 

Linda Lucks, Special Events & Community Outreach, Venice Community Housing 

Wendelin Slusser, MD, MS Associate Vice Provost of UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative and Clinical Professor at UCLA School of Medicine and Public Health

Rachel A. Surls, Ph.D., Director of the Los Angeles County Cooperative Extension (Master Gardener Program)

Stephen Tarzynski, MD, Pediatrician at Kaiser Permanente and President of the California Physician's Alliance (CaPA)