Recent Work:

POSP/NYC Green Funders: Literature Review of current urban park trends, challenges and opportunities, October, 2020. (researcher and writer working for the Central Park Conservancy - Institute for Urban Parks.)

Balboa Park Conservancy, San Diego, CA: Partnerships Lab Recommendations for the Balboa Park Conservancy - September, 2020. (researcher and writer working for the Central Park Conservancy - Institute for Urban Parks.)

Forest Park Conservancy, Portland, OR: Partnerships Lab Recommendations for the Forest Park Conservancy - April 2020 (researcher and writer working for the Central Park Conservancy - Institute for Urban Parks.)

Detroit Park Planning Unit, Detroit, MI: Partnerships Lab Recommendations for the Public Space Planning Unit - July 2020 (researcher and writer working for the Central Park Conservancy - Institute for Urban Parks.)

Atlanta Parks & Recreation, Atlanta, GA: Atlanta Department of Parks & Recreation Assessment - February 2020 (primary researcher and primary writer)

Our Parks, Our Future: Austin Parks and Recreation Long Range Plan. Subconsultant at the Trust for Public Land)  We provided portions of Chapter 3, namely “How do we compare?” as well as input and data in Chapter 4, Our Future. November 2019 (City of Austin, Wallace, Todd & Roberts, et al)

Dallas Parks & Recreation, Dallas TX: White Paper on Funding Advocacy - June 2019 (Advocacy researcher and primary writer)

Natural Areas Conservancy, New York, NY. Report: Untapped Common Ground: The Care of Forested Natural Areas in American Cities (co-author) 

Rebuild by Design, The Trust for Public Land and James Lima Planning+Development: New York, NY. Report: Building Bridges: A Community-Based Stewardship Study for an Equitable East River Park. (contributor)

Trust for Public Land: Center for City Park Excellence, Boston, MA

Managed the research and publishing of annual report (City Park Factswww.tpl.org/2020-city-park-facts) and ParkScore, the annual ranking of public park systems (www.tpl.org/parkscore) in the 100 largest US Cities, as well as special reports and research for TPL staff and client organizations. (Prior years for both reports: 2017, 2018, 2019)

New Yorkers for Parks, New York, NY

Assisted in research and reviews of the 2016 Report Card on Parks: www.ny4p.org 

 

​Developed physical activity park survey for six parks in the Bronx, using the SOPARC method developed by the RAND Corporation and trained three interns on the methods, working in the parks. Analyzed and reported on data for Bronx Community Health Network client. Final Report: Measuring Neighborhood Park Use

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Thesis for Masters of Science in Urban Placemaking & Management: Assessing Park Conservancy Volunteer Programs: Best Practices 2017. (research, analysis and author.)

My Resume (7/2020)

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