PlayGarden Team

The PlayGarden has a team of teachers, gardeners and administrative staff that help to ensure the programs and the gardens are well cared for.

Liz Bullard

Executive Director

Hannah Gallagher 

Inclusive Programs Director

Rachel Harrison


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Nicole Ijeoma

Program Assistant

Sophie Barnett-Dyer

Preschool Teacher


Jean Rodríguez Cintrón

Assistant Teacher 


Mica Rood

Assistant Teacher & Assistant Admin

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Asher Brown

Program Assistant

Michaela McCarthy

Program Assistant


Annie Jones

Preschool Program Assistant

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Erik Strand

Garden and Site Maintenance

Board of Directors

Patrick Henry, Pharm.D., Board Treasurer

Pharmacy Director

Seattle Indian Health Board

Liz Bullard, MA


Seattle Children's PlayGarden

Susan Moore

Parent Educator, Parent/Child Center

Seattle Central College

Mia Santos Herrmann

Elementary Educator

Paul Kraegel

Paul Kraegel, MSW, MEH

Urban ecologist, Parent advocate

Burnley Danner, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Harborview Medical Center

Erica Finsness, MPH

Parent Advocate

Zoë Maddox

Human Rights Lawyer

Director Human Rights Watch 

Chuck Cowan MD

Emeritus Clinical Professor-

University of Washington School of Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics

Linda Hunter Suzman, Board Chair Emeritus

Financial Service Professional

MassMutual Financial Group

Abraham Bergman, MD, Board Chair Emeritus

Harborview Medical Center, attending physician

University of Washington School of Medicine, Professor of pediatrics.

1745 24th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98144

Getting to the Seattle Children's PlayGarden   |   206 325 5576   |


The PlayGarden's mission is to provide children of all abilities a safe, accessible and adventurous place to play.

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