Board of Directors The Parks Conservancy’s Board of Directors includes four City representatives and many more community and business leaders. Directors serve on one or more Board Committees, which include Audit, Finance, Planning, Community Engagement, Development, Education, Nominating & Governance, and Human Resources.

2024 Board of Directors

Karen Abrams, ex officio
Alan Ackerman
Jonathan Allen
Nicole Bagnell Snyder
Terri Baltimore
Tom Barbush
Ritchie Battle
Meg Cheever, director emeritus
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Annie Clough
Maris Dauer
Talia DePasquale
Haggai Dror
Craig Dunham
Abigail Foster
Rebecca Foster
Irene Fostyk
Frederick Frank
Mayor Ed Gainey, ex officio
Cindy Akers GerberEmpty heading
Matthew Gleason, Board TreasurerEmpty heading
Chris Hornstein, ex officio
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Walter Lewis
Michael Lyons, Board Chair
Kathleen Welsh McSorley
Therese Dillman Moss
Mildred S. Myers, Board Vice Chair
Jean E. Novak
Sarah Olexsak
Kim Olivito
Mary O’Loughlin
Michael A. Pavlick
Claire Pro
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Catherine Qureshi, ex officio
Rebekkah Ranallo, ex officio
Richard Reed
Louise Cavanaugh Sciannameo
Amosizinna Scott
Marcus Shoffner
James Spencer, Board Secretary Empty heading
Grace Tan
Tiffany Taulton
Kathryn Vargas, ex officio
Randy Walsh
Joshua Wisniewski


Linda B. Burke
Susan S. Dorrance
Curt P. Ellenberg
Jeremy D. Feinstein
Nancy Levine

Inez K. Miles
Gary Mulholland
Illah Nourbakhsh
Gabriela Porges
William Rudolph

We are all in. are you?

Pittsburghers need parks. They're where families create lasting memories together, where people of all ages connect to nature, and where all of us can simply enjoy a breath of fresh air. Parks, in return, do more than we realize. They clean the air, filter stormwater, lower stress, and provide a natural sanctuary. 

We believe in the power of parks. We are all in. Are you?