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Board Directors and Staff


Kathy Abbott, Co-Chairperson
Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Boylston, MA

Phil Ginsburg
San Francisco Recreation & Park Department
San Francisco, CA

Ed Uhlir, Co-Chairperson
Millennium Park, Inc.
Chicago, IL

Nancy Goldenberg
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
Philadelphia, PA

Oliver Spellman, Secretary
National Parks Conservation Association
New York, NY

Elizabeth Goldstein
California State Parks Foundation
San Francisco, CA

Judith Kieffer, Treasurer
Los Angeles Parks Foundation
Los Angeles, CA

Amy Harmon
Urban Market Partners
Denver, CO

Adrian Benepe
The Trust for Public Land
New York, NY

T. Destry Jarvis
Outdoor Recreation and Park Services, LLC
Hamilton, VA

Gia Biagi
Chicago Park District
Chicago, IL

Dan Jones
21st Century Parks
Louisville, KY

Kathy Blaha
Kathy Blaha Consulting
Miami Beach, FL

Liam Kavanagh
New York City Parks & Recreation
New York, NY

Yvette Bowden
Boulder Parks & Recreation
Boulder, CO

Rich Killingsworth
State of Delaware Division of Public Health
Wilmington, DE

Caroline Cunningham
Trust for the National Mall
Washington, DC

Charlie McCabe
Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
Boston, MA

Candace Damon
HR&A Advisors
New York, NY

Jayne Miller
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
Minneapolis, MN

Mike Ellzey
Orange County Great Park 
Irvine, CA

Christopher Nolan
Central Park Conservancy
New York, NY

Mary Eysenbach
Neighborhood Nature
Chicago, IL

Gil Penalosa
8-80 Cities
Toronto, ON, Canada

Christine Fanning
The Outdoor Foundation
Washington, DC

Doreen Stoller
Hermann Park Conservancy
Houston, TX

Mickey Fearn
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC

Eric Tamulonis
Wallace Roberts & Todd
Philadelphia, PA

Fran Gershwin
Burns & Levinson LLP
Boston, MA

Tupper Thomas
New Yorkers for Parks
New York, NY


Robert Weinberg
Marketplace Development Boston, LLC
Seattle, WA

Washington, DC

Catherine Nagel, Executive Director

Angelina Horn, Outreach & Program Manager

Hilary Dick, Marketing & Development Consultant

Peggy Hubble, Program & Communications Manager, Greater & Greener 2015

Sweatha Katta, Program Manager, National Study of Neighborhood Parks

Ellen Meyer, Membership Assistant

Julie Waterman, Advocacy Manager

Updated 6/4/2014


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