Staff

Bonny Hawley
Executive Director

Bonny has served as Executive Director of Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks since 2009. Prior to her work with Friends, Bonny was Chief of Staff for State […]

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Peg Danielson
Operations Director

Peg oversees operations for Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks and is a wealth of knowledge about our local parks. You can “Ask Peg” anything.

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Kat Bailey
Sales Director
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Taylor Dial
Finance Director
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Dave Johnson
Information Technology Director
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Lauren Keller
Retail Assistant

Lauren works in the five brick-and-mortar ParkStores and helps manage the ParkStore online.

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Jo Kenny
Parks Philanthropy Director
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Jessica Kusz
Historical Preservation Project Manager

Jessica has served as Project Manager for the Castro Adobe since 2007. Her work has included management of the brick-making effort, as well as Phase 1 of the […]

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Paul Martinez
Field Operations Director
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Nina Rose Odegaard
Administrative Assistant

Nina Rose joined Friends in 2016, providing support services.

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Laura Pascal
Accountant
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Jorge Savala
Community Outreach Director

As Outreach Coordinator, Jorge serves as a community liaison for a variety of Friends and State Parks programs. Contact him to volunteer!

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Amanda Segers
Operations Administrator

Amanda works in the Operations Division, handling everything from special events to signage in the parks.

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