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From The Pacific Sentinel: In Conversation with Portland Japanese Garden’s New Executive Director

Lisa Christy talks to a group of people next to Portland Japanese Garden's Welcome Center before they head off on a tour of the Garden.
Executive Director Lisa Christy giving a tour in 2023. Photo by Portland Japanese Garden.

The Pacific Sentinel, a monthly magazine led by the student body of Portland State University, sat down with Lisa Christy, who was appointed Executive Director of Portland Japanese Garden at the beginning of 2024. Writer Will Boechler and Executive Editor Eva Sheehan write at the beginning of their extensive interview, “…Portland Japanese Garden is a place of thought. It’s quiet, peaceful, and above all, its importance to the Portland community could not be more relevant today.” To read the piece, click the button below.