If you are interested in joining the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group, please let us know! Fill out the application form here and we will get back to you shortly with the next steps.

Organizational Members:

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce* Vacant
Carroll Gardens Coalition for Respectful Development (CORD) Rita Miller (Alternate: Maryann Young)
Carroll Gardens Neighborhood Association* Vacant
Cobble Hill Association Jerry Armer
Community Board 6 Hildegaard Link
Families United for Racial & Economic Equality (FUREE)* Vacant
Fifth Avenue Committee Michelle de la Uz, Executive Director
Friends and Residents of Greater Gowanus (FROGG) Marlene Donnelly (Alternate: Mark Karwowski)
Friends of Thomas Greene Park, Inc. Sabine Aronowsky (Alternate: Sue Wolfe)
Gowanus Alliance Paul Basile (Alternate: Salvatore Basile)
Gowanus By Design* Vacant
Gowanus Canal Conservancy Andrea Parker (Alternate: Amy Motzny)
Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Celeste LeCompte (Alternate: Steven Koller)
Gowanus Neighborhood Association/Gowanus-4-Life* Vacant
Gowanus Tenants Association* Vacant
NYCHA Communities United* Vacant
Old American Can Factory Vacant
Park Slope Neighbors Eric McClure
Pratt Institute* Vacant
Red Hook East Tenants Association* Vacant
Red Hook West Tenants Association* Vacant
Riverkeeper Chrissy Remein (Alternate: Mike Dulong)
Sierra Club Lucy Koteen
Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation* Vacant
280 Nevins Street Tenants Association Peter Reich
Warren Street Houses* Vacant
Waterfront Alliance* Vacant
Wyckoff Gardens Tenants Association/Public Housing Communities, Inc.* Vacant

* Organization is not currently active with CAG, but may rejoin at any time by notifying the CAG facilitator.

At-Large Members:

NameOccupationAffiliation (if any)Neighborhood
Joseph AlexiouAuthor, Historian  
Lisa Bowstead   Carroll Gardens
Diane Buxbaum   
Eymund DiegelConsultant Gowanus
Erica EliasonPostdoctoral Research AssociateGowanus Dredgers, GCCGowanus
George FialaNewspaper Publisher Red Hook
Karen FurthPhotographer Carroll Gardens
Katia KellyCitizen Journalist Carroll Gardens
Louis Kleinman   
Richard LawrenceDocumentarian & Consultant Long Island City
Linda LaViolette   
Steven Marcus   
Ivana NitzovaCivil Engineer  
Joan Salome-RodriguezAttorney Gowanus
Triada Samaras CORDCarroll Gardens
Danny SmithCustomer Success DirectorGowanus Mutual AidPark Slope
Albert TelseyAttorney Newark, NJ
Susan YungVideographer Gowanus