Board of Directors

The Foundation has a strong board of private sector, county, community and philanthropic leaders that are deeply committed to supporting the nine county parks in order to enhance quality of life, promote healthy lifestyles, improve the environment, and stimulate economic growth and vibrancy in our region.

  • Chester R. Babst lll, Chair
    Chairman, Babst, Calland
  • Christopher B. Carson, Vice Chair
    President & CEO, Cohen & Grigsby
  • Joseph P. Milcoff, Treasurer
    Vice President, Litigation and Risk, FedEx Group Package System Inc.
  • Maris A. Bondi, Secretary
    Sr. Director, Marketing Administration and Community Outreach, UPMC Health Plan
  • Thomas W. Armstrong
    Senior Vice President, Harvest Financial Corporation
  • Andy Baechle, Ex Officio
    Director, Allegheny County Parks
  • Carol R. Brown
    Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Founding President/CEO, former Allegheny County Parks Director
  • G. Reynolds Clark
    Retired Vice Chancellor for Community Initiatives & Chief of Staff, University of Pittsburgh
  • The Honorable John DeFazio, Ex Officio
    President, Allegheny County Council
  • Karen Wolk Feinstein
    President, Jewish Healthcare Foundation
  • The Honorable Rich Fitzgerald, Ex Officio
    County Executive, Allegheny County
  • Pat Getty
    Retired President, Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
  • Caren Glotfelty, Ex Officio
    Executive Director, Allegheny County Parks Foundation
  • Laura Karet
    CEO, Giant Eagle Inc.
  • Jonathan Kersting
    Vice President of Communications and Media, Pittsburgh Technology Council
  • Nancy Knauss
    State Master Gardener Coordinator, Penn State Extension
  • John Mascaro, Jr.
    President, Mascaro Construction Company
  • William McKain, Ex Officio
    Manager, Allegheny County
  • James Mitnick
    President & CEO, Ironwood Learning
  • Daniel A. Onorato
    Executive Vice President, Highmark Inc.
  • Margaret M. Petruska
    Retired, Senior Program Director, The Heinz Endowments
  • Stephen G. Shanley P.E., Ex Officio
    Director, Allegheny County Department of Public Works
  • John Surma, Emeritus
    Retired Chairman and CEO, United States Steel Corporation
  • Michael J. Tomera
    Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

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