STAFF & BOARD

NGT STAFF

Jenny Greenberg, Executive Director
Jenny joined NGT as Executive Director in 2014.  A native Philadelphian, Jenny is inspired every day by the city’s dedicated community gardeners who have toiled through many a hot muggy August to cultivate bountiful, beautiful shared growing and gathering spaces. Jenny has focused throughout her career on community development and the transformation of underutilized urban land into green spaces that support healthier and happier lives for city residents. Prior to coming to NGT, Jenny spent close to a decade working in Camden, NJ. Jenny holds a BA from Vassar College and a Master of City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania. She lives in West Philadelphia with her two children..

Marlana Moore, Land Preservation Project Manager
Marlana Moore joined NGT in 2018 as Land Preservation Project Manager where she focuses on property acquisitions and securing land tenure for community gardens. In her previous positions, she has worked in real estate development, community development and neighborhood revitalization in Trenton, New Brunswick, and Newark, NJ. Marlana holds a BA in Art History and a Masters of City and Regional Planning from Rutgers University.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Carla Puppin, Board President
Bel Arbor Community Garden

Victor Young, Board Vice President

Five Loaves Two Fish Garden

Julianne Schrader Ortega, Board Secretary
VP and Chief of Healthy Neighborhoods
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Stephen Kaufman, Board Treasurer
Community Ventures

Gregory Duffy, Property & Open Space Committee Chair
Partner, Duane Morris LLP

Bob Jobin
Bouvier Community Garden

Suku John
Executive Director
East Park Revitalization Alliance

Kelli Jo Klein
Managing Director
Fairmount Media

Margaret McCarvill
MMM Supply Chain Consulting

Deborah McColloch
Retired Director of Philadelphia Office of Housing and Community Development

Anne O’ Donnell
Associate Director, Individual Giving
Swarthmore College

Bridget Palombo
Senior Associate, Consulting
The Food Trust

Joe Revlock
Summer-Winter Community Garden

Viery Ricketts-Thomas
Glenwood Green Acres

Jill Roberts
Executive Director
Healthy Rowhouse Project

Tanya Thampi Sen
Community Nutrition Program Manager
Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

Janice Trapp
Aspen Farms

Jasmin Velez
Esperanza

Peter Williamson
Vice President of Conservation Services
Natural Lands Trust