Pam Wasson, Executive Director
California native, Pam Wasson, joined us in August 2018 as Executive Director. In this position, Pam is responsible for communicating and advancing the Conservancy’s mission to preserve, interpret and steward the legacy of pioneering landscape architects Elizabeth Lord and Edith Schryver for public enrichment.
Wasson comes to the Conservancy with over 25 years of experience in marketing, branding, communications and fundraising, most recently as Development Director at the Oregon Symphony in Salem. Prior to moving to Salem, she spent 18 years as Vice President of Marketing at Monrovia Growers in California where she enjoyed working with a diverse and highly skilled team of Horticulture Craftsmen. In her free time, Pam leads community outreach for a new Japanese Healing Garden recently built inside the Oregon State Penitentiary. She has a BA degree in Economics from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA.
This position was made possible through the generosity of the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust.