STAFF AT
BLOEDEL RESERVE

COMMITMENT & COLLABORATION

Our dedicated staff works collaboratively to preserve Bloedel’s refreshing experience in nature. Each day is as different as our changing landscapes, making work inspiring and rewarding. Plus, with 150 acres of woodlands and gardens, we have the most beautiful break-room in town!

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

— Aristotle

EXECUTIVE OFFICE
Ed Moydell, Executive Director
Sina Irving, Executive Administrative Manager
Robin Rypinski, Human Resource Manager

COMMUNICATIONS & DEVELOPMENT
Beth Bradley, Director of Communications & Development

Sue Andresen, Major Gift Officer
Gretchen Douma, Communications Manager
Rima Mehta, Sustainability Associate
Jitka Pilar, Communications & Development Coordinator

FINANCE
Renee Kok, Director of Finance

Kristin Dalhoff, Membership & Data Entry Coordinator
Kim Pitre, Accounting & Payroll Manager

GUEST SERVICES
Andrea Mercado, Guest Services & Gift Shop Manager
Associates
Anisa Ashabi, Makenzie Bookwalter, Lynn Dixon-Silva, Laura Fayollat-Boudreaux,  Christine McLain,  Megan Ronald, Abner Senires, Trevor Williams

OPERATIONS
Andre ten Dam, Director of Operations

Brittany Clarke-Barnes, Events Coordinator
Meg Fraser, Volunteer Coordinator

FACILITIES
Joe Piecuch, Director of Facilities

Ben Buchanan, Irrigation
Gunda Lunde, Housekeeping
Don McKinney, Trails Specialist
Darren Strenge, Moss Garden Specialist

GROUNDS & HORTICULTURE
Andy Navage, Director of Grounds & Horticulture

Dave Amos, Turf Specialist
Philip Bloomquist, Propagation & Nursery Specialist
Bob Braid, Caretaker, Japanese Garden Specialist
Joe DeMaio, Grounds & Horticulture Manager
Ken Little, Arborist
Andy Moss, Rhododendron Glen Specialist, Area Lead
Cathy Tyler, Florist

Associates 
Sean Peterson, Tobin Tripp, Haley Wiggins

Associates – Buxton Bird Marsh & Meadow
Hunter Cromwell, David Jacobs, Alex Tracy

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