Administration

The Botanical Garden's Board of Directors

Executive Committee
President
Karen Greenwood
1st Vice President/Chair, Development
Linda Gunter
Treasurer/Chair, Finance
Madison Marceau
Secretary
Gabriel Durand-Hollis
Chair, Board Management
Roberto Espinosa
Chair, Buildings and Gardens
Allen Sikes
Chair, Science and Education
Susan Ghertner
Member-at-Large
Omar Akhil
Member-at-Large
Claire Alexander
Member-at-Large
Sarah Cochran
Member-at-Large
David Meyers
Member-at-Large
Michael Swanson
Ex-Officio Member
John Troy
Ex-Officio Member
Sabina Carr, CEO

Board Members
Omar Akhil
Claire Alexander
Candace Andrews
Tisha Beck
Lauren Browning
Sarah Cochran
Courtney Collins
Gabriel Durand-Hollis
Roberto Espinosa
Missy Finck
Lou Celia Frost
Magdalena Gaona
Susan Ghertner
Jim Greenwood
Karen Greenwood
Linda Gunter
Robin Howard
Erika Ivanyi
Cally Kothmann
Shari Mao
Madison Marceau
David Meyers
Kristina Moore
Carlos Moreno
Gregg Muenster
Belinda Nixon
Bill Orr
Michael Posey
Janet Putman
Dennis Quinn
Allen Sikes
Paula Stumberg
Michael Swanson
Michael Wargovich
Julie Roberts Wilkinson
Julie Zacher

Leadership

Sabina
Carr

Chief Executive Officer

Cindy
Campbell

Chief Financial Officer

Katherine
Trumble

Director of
Development

Andrew
Labay

Director of
Horticulture

Scott
Litchke

Associate Director of Gardens and Conservatories

Katie
Erickson

Director of
Programs

Eliana
Rodriguez

Director of
Marketing

Sam
Hogg

Director of
Operations

Sabina Carr
Chief Executive Officer

Sabina Carr is the chief executive officer for the San Antonio Botanical Garden. Sabina joined the San Antonio Botanical Garden in the fall of 2019 after an extensive national search. She arrived at a significant juncture for the public garden that had just transitioned to privatization in January 2019. Sabina directs all operations for the 38-acre public garden located in the heart of San Antonio’s cultural corridor, and under her leadership oversees fundraising, education, marketing, business administration and horticultural efforts with a membership household base of 6,000 and annual visitation of 170,000.

The Botanical Garden recently completed a successful $40M capital campaign that transformed the garden with stunning new gardens, facilities and amenities, including a culinary garden, an outdoor teaching kitchen, family adventure garden, and new state-of-the-art event and education center. Sabina is activating these new spaces with exciting new programs and events to attract more earned revenue and broaden audiences while connecting more people to the importance of plants in our lives.

She is Past President of the Board of the American Public Gardens Association, a national network of 600 member gardens and 6,000 individual members. Prior to joining the San Antonio Botanical Garden, Sabina was Vice President, Marketing for the Atlanta Botanical Garden where she helped lead the garden’s impressive growth over 15 years by quadrupling three key areas; annual operating budget, annual visitation and household membership. Before her career in public gardens, Sabina worked in New York City and held marketing positions with American Express, Conde Nast, and Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising. She holds a B.A, in English Literature from Southern Methodist University located in Dallas, TX.