Preserving Staten's Island's Great Outdoors

Greenbelt Staff Members

Greenbelt Conservancy and NYC Parks Personnel

Steven Cain, Greenbelt Administrator & Greenbelt Conservancy Executive Director – 718-667-2165, ext. 103

Lynda Ricciardone, Borough Commissioner, New York City Parks

Greenbelt Administration

Facility Rental Manager and Membership Coordinator  718-667-2165, ext. 106

Jeanne Doyle Paliswiat, Special Projects & Volunteer Coordinator – 718- 667-2165, ext. 115

Dorothy A. Reilly, Director of Public Relations (contact for media inquiries) 718- 667-2165, ext. 105

Laura Ruggirello, Finance Coordinator – 718-667-2165, ext. 108

Meghan Wood, Director of Development 718- 667-2165, ext. 104

Natural Resources and Park Management

Tony Rho, Natural Resources Manager – 718- 667-2165, ext. 102

George Steed, City Parks Worker (CPW)

Environmental Education Department and Nature Center

Education Dept. in High Rock Park: 718-667-7475 –  Nature Center: 718-351-3450

Maritza Cuevas, Director of Education, 718-667–7475, ext. 116
Jessica Kratz, Nature Center Coordinator, 718-351-3450, ext. 104
Jean Martini, Nature Center Assistant, 718-351-3450
Educators: Arlene Borruso, Christopher Ricker, Nancy Zawada-Clair,
Maren Morsch, Karen Roos, Makela Elvi

Carousel for All Children (open May – Columbus Day) 

Manager:  Fred Schweizer

Assistant Manager:  Heather Dalton

Native Plant Nursery (not open to the public)

Edward Toth, Director

Joseph Black, Deborah Carey, Felix Harris, Denese Hite, Clara Holmes
Camille Joseph, Dyx Kumbongsi, Porfirio Lantiqua, Heather Liljengren
Samuel Pattison, Joan Podeszwa, Eric Seaquist, Ron Smith,  Lauren Stewart