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About

Board and Staff

Bette Midler
Bette Midler Founder

Chairman's Council

  • Joshua Sirefman, Chairman
  • Diane Brownstone
  • Lisa Caputo
  • Alexandra Cohen
  • Topher DesPrés
  • Douglas Durst
  • Adam Flatto
  • Richard Gess
  • Andrew Goldfarb
  • Joshua Goldfarb
  • Amy Goldman Fowler
  • Tim Gunn
  • Marc Heiman
  • Mychal Johnson
  • Catherine Jones
  • Marc D. Klein
  • Yoko Ono Lennon
  • Ellen Levine
  • Rob Light
  • Margo MacNabb Nederlander
  • Janice Parker
  • Amanda Parsons, MD
  • Elizabeth Peabody
  • Frank Raffaele
  • Barbara Wilks
  • Andrea Woodner
Deborah Marton

Deborah Marton

Executive Director
Catherine Hall

Catherine Hall

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Gary Dearborn

Gary Dearborn

Chief of Capital
Tim Domini

Tim Domini

Chief Financial Officer

Administration

  • Alexis Braxton Administrative Assistant
  • Karen Bravo Accounting Associate
  • Shantele Coram Office Manager
  • Elizabeth Yablon Executive Assistant & Board Liason

Capital

  • Tayyab Buksh Director of Construction
  • Filomena Riganti Senior Project Manager

Engagement and Programming

  • Annel Cabrera-Marus Senior Director of Engagement & Programming
  • Matthew Dain Public Events Manager
  • Mya Jenkins Senior Environmental Educator
  • Steffanie Pace Environmental Educator
  • Charlie Reynoso Community Engagement Manager
  • Juan Rodriguez Community Engagement Coordinator
  • Nina Salzman Director of Educational Programs
  • Sara Spoden Environmental Educator
  • Tess Wenstrup Environmental Educator

Development

  • Michael Collins Partnership and Events Manager
  • Eben Fenton Development Coordinator
  • Bethany Hogan Director of Government Affairs
  • Steven Koplin Database Administrator
  • Jason Osher Deputy Director of Development
  • Michael Yerdon Deputy Director of Development, Major Gifts & Corporate

Marketing and Communications

  • Sean Nevins Marketing and Communications Director

Operations

  • Mony Baxendale Zone Gardener, Northern Manhattan
  • Barry Elmore Manhattan Zone Gardener
  • Lovett Evans Bronx Zone Gardener
  • Ashton Francis Citywide Projects Coordinator
  • Brian Gonzalez Youth Program Manager
  • Charles Lannie Hill Landscape Supervisor
  • Christopher McArdle Highbridge Natural Area Supervisor
  • Edwards Santos Swindler Cove Manager
  • Yessenia Santiago Assistant Director of Operations
  • Jason Sheets Director of Garden Horticulture
  • Simon Skinner Senior Director of Operations
  • Jason Smith Director, Northern Manhattan Parks
  • Andrew Stewart Brooklyn Zone Gardener
  • Donte Taylor Deputy Director, Community Gardens
  • Dustin Thomsen Chief of Repair and Construction