Board of Trustees

Fort Tryon Park Trust Board of Trustees

Hon. Shahabuddeen A. Ally
Attorney and Civil Court Judge, New York County

Jeff Bauml, Board Chairman

Adrian Benepe
President & CEO, Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Nobles Crawford
Assistant Vice President of Consumer Activation, L’Oréal

Richard Dattner, FAIA
Dattner Architects

Martin Englisher
YM& YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood

Nicholas Esposito, Vice Chair

Helen Morik

Dr. Ruth Westheimer
Psychosexual Therapist

Alina Suriel
Con Edison

David Gmach
HDRNY/NJ Lead for Strategic Communications and Stakeholder Engagement

Jana La Sorte, Ex Officio
Executive Director

Sue Donoghue, Ex Officio
Commissioner, NYC Parks & Recreation



Fort Tryon Park Trust Founders & Board Members Emeritus

Edith Kean, Vice Chair Emeritus, Founding Board Member
Garden Designer

Thomas V. Kissinger, Founding Board Member

Joseph Pierson, Founding Board Member
Cypress Films

Nicholas Quennell, Founding Board Member
Quennell Rothschild & Partners

Nancy Bruning
Public Health and Fitness Practitioner, Editor, and Author