The Goin Native Team

Marianne Taylor –  Founder and Executive Director

Goin Native Therapeutic Gardens is the result of a girl with big dreams of making the world a more beautiful place, one garden at a time. Marianne has a passion for teaching people how to provide for themselves using sustainable resources in their own garden. She is a regular contributor for the Capistrano Dispatch, writing regular articles called “Dirt Therapy.”

Jeanine Stafford – VP of Operations

A life long resident of California, Jeanine Stafford has over 25 years of nonprofit leadership experience, including all functions of organizational management. With Goin Native, she began as a volunteer with the Garden Angels program because of her belief in its mission and philosophy.

Steven Homestead –  Development Consultant

Steven’s vision for restoration is rooted in creativity, as an artist, composer, thinker, and community activist. He brings knowledge, skill, and passion to numerous nonprofits and organizations. When not working for Goin Native, you can find him in the art studio, running local trails, or volunteering with college students.