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:

OrganizationRepresentative
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)
Good Shepherd Services* Vacant
Gowanus Alliance Paul Basile (Alternate: Salvatore Basile)
Gowanus By Design* Vacant
Gowanus Canal Community Development Corporation* 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 Ariel Krasnow
Park Slope Neighbors Eric McClure
Pratt Institute* Vacant
Proteus Gowanus* Vacant
Red Hook East Tenants Association* Vacant
Red Hook West Tenants Association Karen Blondel
(Alternate: Beverly Watkins)
Riverkeeper Chrissy Remein (Alternate: Mike Dulong)
Sierra Club Lucy Koteen
South Brooklyn Local Development Corporation* Vacant
Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation* Vacant
280 Nevins Street Tenants Association Peter Reich
Waterfront Alliance* Vacant
Wyckoff Gardens Tenants Association/Public Housing Communities, Inc.* Vacant


* Organization is not currently active with CAG.

 

At-Large Members:

NameOccupationAffiliation (if any)Neighborhood
 Joseph AlexiouAuthor, Historian  
 Kelsey ButterworthPodcastingGowanus Dredgers Canoe ClubProspect Heights
 Diane Buxbaum   
 Eymund DiegelConsultant Gowanus
 George FialaNewspaper Publisher Red Hook
 Katia KellyCitizen Journalist Carroll Gardens
 Louis Kleinman   
 Richard LawrenceDocumentarian & Consultant Long Island City
 Linda LaViolette   
 Steven Marcus   
 Margaret Maugenest   
 Ashley Privet   
 Triada Samaras CORDCarroll Gardens
 Mac Thayer Gowanus LandsGowanus
 Susan YungVideographer Gowanus