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.

  • James Mitnick, Chair
    President & CEO, Ironwood Learning
  • Ellen Still Brooks, Vice Chair
    Community Representative
  • Richard (Rick) Rose, Treasurer
    Attorney-at-Law
  • Sally McCrady, Secretary
    Executive Vice President & Director, Community Affairs , PNC Bank
  • Thomas W. Armstrong
    Senior Vice President, Harvest Financial Corporation
  • Chester R. Babst, III
    Managing Shareholder, Babst, Calland, Clements & Zomnir, P.C.
  • Andy Baechle, Ex Officio
    Director, Allegheny County Parks
  • Maris Bondi
  • Carol R. Brown
    Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Founding President/CEO, former Allegheny County Parks Director
  • Christopher B. Carson
    President and CEO, Cohen & Grigsby
  • 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
    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
  • Joseph P. Milcoff
    Vice President, Litigation and Risk, FedEx Ground Package System Inc.
  • Daniel A. Onorato
    Executive Vice President, Highmark Inc.
  • Todd Owens
    Co-Founder and Principal, Nonprofit Talent
  • Stephen G. Shanley P.E., Ex Officio
    Director, Allegheny County Department of Public Works
  • John Surma
    Retired Chairman and CEO, United States Steel Corporation
  • Michael J. Tomera
    Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

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