2017 officers/Board of directors

President: Derek Schultz

Derek has held various professional parks management and maintenance positions including time at DC Parks and Recreation where he played a role in the initial development of Noyes Park.  He is a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) and enjoys working with the board to ensure Noyes Park remains a well maintained community asset.  

Secretary: Christina Macken

Christina Macken has been an FoNP Board Member since 2014, and secretary since 2015. Christina also works on fundraising for the Board to support opperations and programatic actvitiies.  Christina lives in North Michigan Park, and enjoys reading, cycling, and the outdoors.

Board Member: Henry Pereira

Henry joined the Noyes Park Community Garden in the Spring of 2016. He enthisiatically began his serivce on the Noyes Park Board in Janaury of 2017.  Henry is a DC-based graphic designer and enjoys biking, cooking, and community gardening.

Board Member: Gabriel Garza

Gabriel joined the Noyes Park Community Garden in the Spring of 2017. He was excited about the great things that were being done in the park and decided to join the board a few months later. Gabriel is originally from Texas and enjoys assisting schools and others with technology as well as biking and site seeing.

Board Member: Becky Schwartz

Becky is a community forester and arborist. She joined the Noyes Park Community Garden in spring 2015 and became a board member in September 2017. When she's not looking at trees you can find her at the garden, playing taiko, and cartooning.

Interested in joining us?

Friends of Noyes Park is always looking for additional volunteers. If you are interested, you can either partner with us on neighborhood initiatives, or become a board member. FoNP currently has two open board vacancies. Please complete the board member expression of interest form to get involved!