Vallarta Botanical Garden — 2022 Garden of Excellence Award — American Public Garden Association

Garden Leadership

Board of Directors and Friends of VBG

Robert Price

Founder Curator
Naturalist Garden Advocate

Jesus Reyes
Co-Founder
General Director
Bill Williams

Casa JoJo Foundation 
Garden Advocate

Mike Trumbold

Retired 
Garden Advocate

T.J. Hartung

President of Vallarta
Orchid Society 
Garden Advocate

Ellen Zagory

Director of Horticulture,
UC Davis Arboretum.
Treasurer of “Friends of VBGAC”
Manages donations and dispersals. 
Garden Advocate

Pam Grissom

Philanthropist & Fundraiser 
Garden Advocate

Carl Timothy

Real Estate Developer 
Garden Advocate