Meet Jose Ramirez

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Jose Ramirez is the Facilities Manager at the Japanese Friendship Garden. Jose has been with the Garden for nearly seven years managing landscaping and facilities, and implementing sustainable practices to realize the Garden’s goal of becoming a zero-waste organization. How did you become the facilities manager for the Japanese Friendship Garden? It’s kind of a long story, before this I …

Meet Paul Siboroski!

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Paul Siboroski is the Director of Exhibits at the Fleet Science Center. In his role, Paul oversees the Fleet’s interactive exhibitions and works closely with the education and other departments to connect visitors to the power of science. April was Paul’s anniversary month, marking 18 years since he joined the Fleet as Director of Exhibits in 2001! How did you …

Meet Rubi Baricuatro!

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Rubi Baricuatro is the manager of the Balboa Park Sustainability Program, a program of the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership. Before joining the Cultural Partnership, she worked within the Fleet Science Center’s education department and also led the institution’s Green Team! Now, Rubi oversees initiatives to advance Balboa Park toward a socially, environmentally and economically sustainable future. How did you become …

Meet Zack Stevens!

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Zack Stevens is a Visitor Services Lead at the San Diego Natural History Museum where he helps supervise the Visitor Services team in daily customer service operations. Zack has worked for The Nat for almost five years and was instrumental in designing and building their newest addition, the Escape the Nat escape room! How did you become visitor services lead …

Park Profiles: Meet Michael Warburton!

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Michael Warburton is the Director of Parkwide Communications for the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership. Before joining the Cultural Partnership in late 2017, Michael lent his strong communications and brand management skills to the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in several leadership roles for more than 20 years! As Director of Parkwide Communications, he focuses on …

Park Profiles: Meet Nicole Amaya!

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Nicole is the Museum Educator of Student Programs at The San Diego Museum of Art. She coordinates events and workshops for youth and educators. She has worked for The San Diego Museum of Art for 10 years, starting as a gallery attendant and contributing to the education department through various roles throughout the years before permanently moving into her roles …

Park Profiles: Meet Crescent Jakubs!

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Crescent is the Facilities Director at The Old Globe. Having joined The Old Globe and the Park only a year ago, he’s made a significant impact on The Old Globe’s sustainable practices and is an active contributor to “greening” Balboa Park. His experience and best practices ensure functionality, comfort, safety and efficiency of each of The Old Globe’s theaters. How …

Park Profiles: Meet Susan Batt!

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Susan is the Manager of Community Engagement at the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership. She has worked in Balboa Park since 2001 and was recently nominated for San Diego Magazine’s 2018 Celebrating Women Nonprofit Visionary award. Susan is dedicated to creating opportunities for families to visit Balboa Park, and truly exemplifies what it means to be a Park team member. How did you start …

Park Profiles: Meet Raúl Prieto Ramírez!

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Raul is the newest Civic Organist and Artistic Director of the Spreckels Organ Society. His passion, technique, and style range led him to be the search committee’s unanimous choice in taking the role as the 8th person in history to hold the title of San Diego Civic Organist.         When did you begin playing the organ and what made you decide …