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Board of Trustees

Francesca Anderson
Jeb Stuart Armstrong
Frederick Bland
Bevin Cline
Katharine B. Desai
Dana Dirickson
Lisa Donneson
Althea L. Duersten
Jennifer Rogg Eisenstadt
Julie Farris
Scott Foushee
Elizabeth Gile
Donald A. Goldsmith
Richard W. Hulbert
Tsutomu Sawano Karino
John Kim
Susan Leitner
Emily Lungstrum
Suzanne T. Marquard
Kathryn Mattis
Lloyd M. Metz
Priscilla Newbury
Ryan O’Connell
John E. Osnato
Ellen Petersen
Lucille Plotz
Donald Reed
Michael Rosenthal
Martha Adams Rubin
Michael Ruiz
Robert Schimmenti
Louisa Clark Spencer
Diane H. Steinberg
Judith Steinhardt
Martha Mast Watts
Earl D. Weiner
Jonathan M. Weld
Robert W. Whiteford

Distinguished Advisors

Conni Cross
Robin Herbert
Allen Paterson
Sir Ghillean Prance
Shirley Sherwood


Honorable Bill De Blasio
Honorable Tom Finkelpearl
Honorable Eric Adams
Honorable Melissa Mark-Viverito
Honorable Scott M. Stringer
Frances Mendlow, Auxiliary President


Scot Medbury


Sonal Bhatt, Vice President of Education

Tracey Faireland, Vice President of Planning, Design & Construction

Leslie Findlen, Vice President of Development

Mark Gasparini, Chief Financial Officer

Kathryn Glass, Vice President of Marketing & Public Engagement

Melanie Sifton, Vice President of Horticulture & Facilities

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