Board of directors

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This group of experienced volunteers works together, addressing needs and developing strategies to restore and improve Lafayette Park. The Board is composed of unpaid individuals elected from the Conservancy membership. Each director serves a two-year term, with half the directorship elected by the Conservancy membership every year. Each officer serves a single year term, and is elected by the directors.

Board of Directors


President:  Michael Bushur

Vice President: Andy Hahn

Secretary: Carolyn Willmore

Treasurer: Larry Dodd

Directors: Wardwell Buckner, Mike Boyd, Tom Dahms, Tom Keay, Hannah Krigman, Susan Linhardt, Jesse Merdian, Lisette Odell, Christopher Palmero, Hilary Powles, and Tricia Spencer

Advisory Board:  Melanie Fathman and Mark Kalk

The Lafayette Park Conservancy Board of Directors elects officers, sets project priorities, fundraises, and conducts the ongoing business of the organization.


Membership: The entire membership meets annually in the Kern Pavilion on the Sunday closest to Nov. 12 for the purpose of electing Directors and acting on such other business as may come before the membership body. Directors are elected to two-year terms with eight directors elected one year and seven the following year.

Board: Meetings of the Board of Directors are open to the public. They are usually held at 7:00 p.m. at the Park House on the fourth Tuesday of each month (unless otherwise noted in “Events”).