Leadership | Yerba Buena Gardens



Board of Directors

Ken Bukowski, Chair
Director, Convention Facilities | City and County of San Francisco
Carol Tang, Vice Chair
Executive Director | Children’s Creativity Museum
David McKenzie, Secretary and Treasurer
SVP, Operations Risk | Wells Fargo
Sara Fenske Bahat
CEO | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
John Elberling
Executive Director | TODCO
Kate Faust
Capital Planning Manager, Office of Resilience and Capital Planning | City and County of San Francisco
Aaron Grizzell
Chair | Yerba Buena Arts and Events
Executive Director | Northern California Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Community Foundation
Sean Jeffries
Vice President | 706 Mission Co/Millennium Partners
Lawrence Li
Strategy and Operations Director | SPUR
Andrico Penick
Director of Real Estate | City and County of San Francisco
Ralph Remington
Director of Cultural Affairs | City and County of San Francisco
Scott Rowitz
Executive Director | Yerba Buena Community Benefit District
Joaquin Torres
Assessor-Recorder | City and County of San Francisco
Helen Sause
Honorary Board Member


  Seve Ghose | Executive Director

  Jill Linwood | External Relations

  Bri Maughan | General Manager

  Tony Pellegrini | Capital + Operations Director

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