Our People

The Pacific Bonsai Museum board, staff and volunteers offer a deep knowledge of and passion for the bonsai art form. Each has a commitment to make the museum a unique experience every visitor will treasure.


Board 10.14

Christine E. Anderson, Director

Mary Gates, Secretary

Judy Wagner, Vice President

Rose Lincoln Hamilton, Treasurer

Kit Severson, Chair

Mark Haley, Director (not pictured)

Grant Rauzi, Director (not pictured)

George Weyerhaeuser, Sr., Honorary Director (not pictured)



Executive Director – Kathy McCabe

Curator – Aarin Packard

Assistant Curator – Scarlet Gore

Gardener – Jeff Stottlemyre

Gardener – Zach Stanley (not pictured)

Museum Coordinator – Liz Sullivan

Development Coordinator – Joanna Chromik (not pictured)






Thank you to our amazing volunteers for your dedication. We are thrilled to work with you.


Curator Emeritus

David De Groot served as the curator of the Pacific Bonsai Museum from its opening in 1989 until his retirement in 2014. He was instrumental in the success of the museum and we are thankful for his many years of service. For a complete bio on David, please click here.