Our Leadership

We are a group of community leaders, parks staff, and volunteers who have come together support the historic preservation of the volunteer park conservatory and inspire connection to nature through public engagement and education.

Friends of the Conservatory

Board of Directors

The Friends of the Conservatory is governed by an all-volunteer board of directors, passionate about ensuring the public has enduring access to the Conservatory!

Our Mission

Anthonio Petit
Vice President, Advocacy Committee Chair

John Muniz
Treasurer, Finance Chair

Caitlin Pontrella
President, Fundraising Chair

Carley Thompson
Secretary

Caz Downing-Bryant
Director

Michael Jenkins
Director

Michael Wells
Director

Sarah Burns
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Director

Bailey Thompson
‍‍
Director

Christopher Bian
Director

Erica Merchant
‍‍
Director

Linda Koa
Director

Shannon Tyman
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Director

Join our Board!

Staff Members

Lauren Moore
Operations & Outreach Director

Shannon Koyano
Store Director

Seattle Parks & Rec

Staff Members