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Board Directors and Staff


Kathy Blaha, Co-Chairperson
Kathy Blaha Consulting
Miami Beach, FL

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

Claudia Harari
Harari Landscape Architecture
Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

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

Amy Harmon
Urban Market Partners
Denver, CO

Kathy Abbott
Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Boylston, MA

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

Andres Andujar
San Antonio, TX

Dan Jones
21st Century Parks
Louisville, KY

Adrian Benepe
The Trust for Public Land
New York, NY

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

Gia Biagi
Chicago Park District
Chicago, IL

Rich Killingsworth
State of Delaware Division of Public Health

Wilmington, DE

Yvette Bowden
Boulder Parks & Recreation
Boulder, CO

Charlie McCabe
Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
Boston, MA

Caroline Cunningham
Trust for the National Mall
Washington, DC

Jayne Miller
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
Minneapolis, MN

Candace Damon
HR&A Advisors
New York, NY

Christopher Nolan
Central Park Conservancy
New York, NY

Mike Ellzey
Orange County Great Park 
Irvine, CA

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

Erma Tranter
Friends of the Parks
o, IL


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, Project Manager, National Study of Neighborhood Parks

Ellen Meyer, Membership Assistant

Julie Waterman, Advocacy Manager

Updated 7/24/2014


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