Staff

Senior Leadership

Merritt Birnbaum
President & Chief Executive Officer

Laura Heckman
Vice President of Operations

Margaret Bracken
Chief of Design & Construction

John Herrold
Senior Advisor

Finance & Administration

Sabrina Dukes
Director of Finance & Administration

Amina Cook
Office Assistant

Nathan Farrell Detres
Administrative Assistant

Glenys Morton
Special Projects Coordinator

Development

Nicole Brostoff
Director of Development

Alison Ettinger-DeLong
Communications & Development Coordinator

Park Operations

Roxanne Taylor-Roth
Park Operations Manager

Ben Adamo
Field Supervisor

Manuel Alarcon
Gardener

Tony Beard
Gardener

Victoria Bolster
Gardener

Moira Delaney
Sustainability Coordinator

Shearrie Eure
Garden Technician

Anastasia Galkowski
Sustainability Manager

Shonaie Gutter
Ballfields Gardener

Adam Guzman
Stewardship Coordinator

Mitchell Hayes
Ballfields Gardener

Damon Hine
RCTA Facilities Director

Winston Johnson
Gardener

Sally Kim
Conservation Gardener

Robert Leaver
Gardener

Ryan Mahoney
Gardener

Danny Molinaro
Field Supervisor

Cesar Monterrosa
Gardener

Joe Radigan
Garden Technician

Adrian Tapia Mejia
Fleet Supervisor

Aaron Tapia Perez
Ballfields and Facilities Supervisor

Avalon Watson
Field Supervisor

Nina Webb
Field Supervisor

Donnie Welch
Garden Technician

Volunteer Program

Kristen Meade
Director of Volunteer Initiatives

Stephanie Ashley Cabán
North Park Outreach Coordinator

Marcus Caceres
Group Volunteer Coordinator

Shavani Dewar
Grassroots Program Coordinator

Public Programs

Whitney Dearden
Director of Public Programming, Summer on the Hudson

Prayatmi Shakya
Programming and Facilities Coordinator

Shana Morris
Summer on the Hudson Programming Associate

Grace Willoughby
Summer on the Hudson Programming Associate

Sports

Ahmed Cohen
Sports Camp Manager

Tim Heath
Executive Director, RTA

Mark McIntyre

NYC Parks & Recreation
Riverside Park Leadership

John Herrold
Riverside Park Administrator

Benjamin Kramer
Deputy Park Administrator

Margaret Bracken
Landscape Architect

Wesley Hamilton
Riverside Park Manager

Nicole Phillip
Special Events Coordinator

Barbara (Basia) Nikonorow
Riverside Park South Facilities Coordinator

Ernisa Ujkaj
Purchasing Coordinator

Milagros Cruz
Senior Park Supervisor