Board Members

MARY CRAWFORD, Chair- Retired

YVONNE MURAI, Secretary- Farmer

PAT KENNER, Board Treasurer- Accountant

BENAFSHA ABASSI, Board Member- CEO, Breeze

PATTI BISHOP, Board Member-Retired

JERRY MUIR, Board Member- Architect

JERRY NEVE, Board Member- Retired

RYAN PEREZ, Board Member- CEO, OC Bridges

MARCOS REYES, Board Member- Vice President & Branch Manager, Farmers and Merchant Bank

RICHARD BEAS, Advisory Board Member- Restaurant Owner, Ricardo’s Place

ROBERT FARNSWORTH, Advisory Board Member- Chair of Horticulture & Landscape Design at Saddleback College

ANALEE KREDEL, Advisory Board Member-Chief of Special Education, Orange Country Department of Education


DR. MOZELLE SUKUT, Advisory Board Member- Author, Artist, Historian

MARIANNE TAYLOR, Founder of Goin Native Therapeutic Gardens


Goin Native Therapeutic Gardens Board Members are dedicated professionals. Our personal goals and collaborative efforts together keep us striving and thriving to connect community to nature and personal wellbeing.