Thanks for an amazing season
Thanks for an amazing season
Brook is a paralegal who became a Director 2017, and was elected first Vice-President in January 2021. In September of 2023 Brook was voted unanimously to Position of President of the Board. He is only the 3rd person in our history to hold this title
Evan Works For the MTA. He lived in Garden City most of his life until he moved to Bethpage in 2016 with his wife. Evan Graduated Garden City High School in 2012.
He became a Director in 2014 and became Executive Vice-President September 9, 2020.
John is an educator and attorney who has long been involved with the GCBS. He is a graduate of Nassau Community College (AA), Molloy College (BA), St. John's University (M.S. Ed) and Hofstra Law School (J.D.). He became a Director in 2000, served as Vice- President of the Board from 2008-2011 and became President of the Board on September 1, 2011. John stepped down as President of the Board of Directors on October 1, 2023. He felt it was time for someone else to lead the organization and supported Brook Brown as his successor. John remains on the Board as First Vice-President and President Emeritus, to support the new Board President and give advice that comes from one who has been there.
Annette and her husband moved to Garden City South in 1989. She became a Director in 2012, and became Secretary of the Board on January 1, 2013.
Tim Martens currently serves as a project manager in Capital One’s IT department. A lifelong Garden City resident, Tim lives on Brixton Road with his wife Janet.
He has been Treasurer of the Board since August 2002.
Lifetime Garden City resident, husband of Janice and father of two. BS Biology/Geology Adelphi University, SUNY Downstate School of Allied Health at Brooklyn, Occupational Therapist Registered/Licensed, Proprietor of The Physical Rehabilitation Center and The Physical Fitness Center in Garden City South. Responsible for fighting Suffolk County to provide pollution control to rain runoff into Shinnecock Bay. He loves the outdoors, nature, hiking and handy in the trades. He likes to tinker and repair things in the GCBS. He was elected a Director in 2010.
Jacqueline Reinhard is a life-long resident of Garden City. She is a graduate of Garden City HS and the University of Mary Washington. She has a masters degree from the University of Illinois. Her career has been in non-profit management including The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter and SHARE Cancer Support. She joined the GCBS Board of Directors in September 2021 due to her concern for the environment and love of bird watching.
joined the Board in 2021 as an interim director. became a full board member in 2022
Jeanne join the board in September of 2022 as an interim director. And became a full director in September 2023
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After spending more than a decade in NYC, permanently relocated with her growing family to Garden City in 2021. Growing up in Ohio & Michigan she spent most of her childhood outdoors, and always had an affinity for nature. Rose has a BA from Cleveland State University and works as an executive in Healthcare Finance. She also has an active RN license here in NY, that she was able to utilize when volunteering to help her community at Lenox Hill Hospital during the global pandemic in 2020. Rose is an ARMY veteran, wife, mother of two and holds a strong sense of community. She joined the GCBS Board of Directors in September 2023 as an interim director after recognizing what an incredible resource the sanctuary is for its residents and the environment. Rose was elected interim Director in September 2023.