New Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Head Focused On Equitable Projects, Boosting Public Funding

FEB 5, 2018
90.5 WESA

Jayne Miller, the Former head of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, is joining the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy this week.

Miller will become only the second President and CEO in the history of the Pittsburgh nonprofit. She will succeed conservancy founder Meg Cheever, who will retire in March. Miller headed The Minneapolis Park System for seven years. For five of those years, it was ranked the No. 1 park system in the nation.

Miller spoke with 90.5 WESA’s Maria Scapellato about some of her plans including a referendum she hopes to get on the ballot to boost public funding for Pittsburgh’s parks...Listen to the interview here.