Not-for-Profit Experience

Friends of the High Line 2004

Acting Community Liaison for this organization promoting the preservation and development of a 2.5 mile unused railway on the west side of Manhattan.

  • Attracted interested residents of local public housing projects to the planning and design process for public open space usage of the High Line.
  • Friends of the High Line
Facilitators Without Borders 2004 - present

Facilitator with global team aiding non-profit organizations in strategy development and problem solving.

Facilitators Without Borders

Creative Education Foundation 2003 - present

Treasurer for this 50-year old global organizaton sponsoring deliberate creativity.

  • Streamlined and modernized financial accounting systems and reporting.
  • As Membership Chair
    • Established ongoing membership renewal process where none had existed.
    • Streamlined and rationalized membership levels.
  • Member of Springboard Faculty for Creative Problem Solving Institute.
  • Served on Search Committee for new Executive Director
  • Creative Education Foundation
Hudson Guild 1997 - present
Member of Board of Trustees of this 100-year-old+ multi-service social agency.
  • As Treasurer, built a strong financial office with qualified staff and laid the foundation for a $12 million building renovation campaign.
  • As PR and Marketing Chair, built image and recognition in community.
  • Served on Search Committee for new Executive Director.
  • Hudson Guild

New Stagecraft Company 1987 - 1997
  • Chair of the board of small theater company presenting little known classics and modern dramas.
    • Enabled creative director to focus on production issues rather then fundraising, marketing communications and planning issue.
Local Political & Community Work 1983 - present

Organized voter registration drives.

  • Raises money for and managed political campaigns.
  • Advocates for social and human rights.
  • Serves on local community planning board.