Staff

Senior Leadership

Merritt Birnbaum
President & Chief Executive Officer

Ethan Miller
Chief Financial Officer

Roxanne Taylor-Roth
Vice President of Operations

Finance & Administration

Estephanie Betances
Director of People Operations

Sabrina Dukes
Director of Finance & Administration

Taylor Bowne
Administrative Assistant

Devorah Roberts
Special Projects Manager & Assistant to the President

Development

Nicole Brostoff
Director of Development

Conrad Hanson
Senior Development Officer

Alison Ettinger-DeLong
Communications Manager

Grace Willoughby
Development & Communications Associate

Institutional Relations

Caroline Leary
Director of Institutional Relations


Park Operations

Ben Adamo
Field Supervisor

Manuel Alarcon
Field Supervisor

Victoria Bolster
Gardener

Lovell Corbett
Gardener

Joshua Curwen
Gardener

Moira Delaney
Sustainability Coordinator

Roberto Diaz
Gardener

Alyssa Diodato
Gardener

Shearrie Eure
Gardener

Lovett Evans
Gardener

Anastasia Galkowski
Sustainability Manager

Elias Gomez
Gardener

Shonaie Gutter
Ballfields Gardener

Winston Johnson
Gardener

Jessica Kaplan
Director of Horticulture​

Sally Kim
Park Operations Associate

Robert Leaver
Gardener

Oliver Lopez
Gardener

Cesar Monterrosa
Gardener

Cornelius Nash
Ballfields Technician

Jonas Rociunas-Englert
Garden Technician

Adrian Tapia Mejia
Fleet Manager

Aaron Tapia Perez
Ballfields and Facilities Supervisor

Ryan Stiles
Clay Court & Ballfields Groundskeeper

Namios Terry
Compost Operations Coordinator

Hayley Tessler
Field Research and Partnerships Coordinator

Aliou Traore
Gardener

Avalon Watson
Field Supervisor

Nina Webb
Field Supervisor

Donnie Welch
Conservation Gardener

Nat Xu
Gardener

Volunteer Program

Kristen Meade
Director of Volunteer Initiatives

Marcus Caceres
Volunteer Events Coordinator

Ryan Schulte
Volunteer Program Associate

Public Programs

Whitney Dearden
Director of Public Programming

Prayatmi Shakya
Programming and Facilities Coordinator

Sports

Ahmed Cohen
Sports Camp Manager

Georgie Bowes
Sports Camp Assistant

JT Silberstein
Executive Director, RCTA

Will Koffler
Associate Director, RCTA

Jonathan Rosado
Gate Attendant, RCTA

Jackson Wagner
Gate Attendant, RCTA


NYC Parks & Recreation
Riverside Park Leadership

John Herrold
Riverside Park Administrator;
Senior Advisor, RPC

Kelli Jordan
Riverside Park Deputy Administrator

Margaret Bracken
Landscape Architect;
Chief of Design & Construction, RPC

Wesley Hamilton
Riverside Park Manager

Nicole Phillip
Special Events Coordinator

Barbara (Basia) Nikonorow
Riverside Park South Facilities Coordinator

Milagros Cruz
Senior Park Supervisor