Staff

Gail Korostoff – Operations Manager

Gail Korostoff takes over the office as Operations Manager after many years as a board member of FHSP and an active leader of the Park Restoration and Management committee. Her previous professional experience as a middle school science teacher and welder on a kibbutz in Israel, as well as her other business as a professional organizational coach, adds value to the organization. E-mail: fhspoperationsmanager@gmail.com  215-782-8082

Kevin Reis  –  Park Restoration Manager

Kevin and his family are residents of Elkins Park and have enjoyed the park over the past years. He holds a BA in Environmental Studies from Evergreen State College, and is a graduate student at Temple University studying Landscape Architecture. Kevin’s professional experience includes; Assistant Native Plant Horticulturalist, Environmental Specialist, and contractor for Pennypack Ecological Trust in Huntingdon Valley. Kevin also works as an independent ecological consultant and landscape designer. He is working to apply his education and experience to the field of ecological restoration, and helping rehabilitate disturbed ecosystems in urban, sub-urban, and rural areas. His responsibilities with Friends of High School Park include; volunteer coordination, running educational workshops, and managing restoration activities in the park through close collaboration between volunteers, members, local organizations and the township. E-mail: fhsprestorationmanager@gmail.com  215-782-8082

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors provides overall leadership and coordination of all Friends of High School Park activities.

Directors serve one- or two-year terms. All Directors, must be members of the Friends of High School Park. Nominations are accepted, October through December and elections are held in January. Please contact us to volunteer or submit a nomination.

Officers
President  • Cynthia Blackwood
Vice President  •  Beth Yount
Treasurer and Development Committee •  Howard Soloman
Recording Secretary  • Kenneth Kelman

Board Members
Member  •  Doryan De Angel
Member  •  Dan Wasserman
Member  •  Chris Sacco
Member  •  Beth Yount
Member  •  Robin Locke Nagele
Member  •  Naomi Housman
Member  •  Karen Lindenbaum

Advisory Board
Member  •  Diane Ehrich
Member  •  Mark Kaplan
Member  •  Rosemary Porter
Member  •  Amy Steffen
Member  •  David Cohen
Member  •  Martha Mowry
Member  •  Ellen Kelly

Restoration Manager
Kevin Reis

Operations Manager
Gail Korostoff

Web Master
Chris Sacco