Meet the Team


Anthony Chaney

Garden Cohort Leader

Christopher Hartsfield

Programs Director

Danielle Barrizo-Whitney

Photo Cohort Leader

Luis Otero

Garden Cohort Leader

Mac Levine, MPH

Founding Executive Director

Noreese Kelly

Outdoor Play Cohort Leader

Renny Rodriguez

Assistant Garden Cohort Leader

Tony Zisa

Consulting Fiscal Manager

Youth Committee 2021






*Youth last names are withheld.

Directors & Officers

Chair  Michael Woolley, Retired Attorney

Secretary & Evaluation Task Force Lead  Naeemah Ruffin, DPM, MPH, Founder, Bellantz

Treasurer  Anthony Edgar, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley

Marketing Task Force Lead  Brooke Stover, Global Client Partner, Walmart Connect

Ysabel Abreu, Community Liaison, Manhattan Borough President's Office

Christopher T. Consalvo, Manager, Government and Community Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System

Mandy DeRoche, Deputy Managing Attorney, Coal Program, Earthjustice

Mac Levine, MPH, Executive Director

Daniela Morales, Project Associate, John Snow, Inc., and Outdoor Leadership Academy Alumna, Concrete Safaris


Leslie Boden, MSUP, Community Health Planning Consultant

Natalie Chacin, Digital Marketing Manager, O.N.S

Lauren Harness, AIA, LEED Green Associate, Associate Project Manager, About the Work

Gloria Lau, Senior Landscape Architect, Stantec

Tulip Lim, Director, S&P Global Ratings

Priscilla Ma, Head of Sales and Business Development, PayQwick

Malisa Mccreedy, AICP, Director of Transportation & Mobility, City of Gainesville, Florida

Michelle Ramos-Lopez, MPH, Program Manager, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Perry Sheffield, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Preventative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai