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:

Organization Representative
Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce*  
Carroll Gardens Association  Buddy Scotto
Carroll Gardens Coalition for Respectful Development (CORD)  Rita Miller
Carroll Gardens Neighborhood Association  Diane Buxbaum
Cobble Hill Association  Jerry Armer
Community Board 6  Hildegaard Link
Families United for Racial & Economic Equality (FUREE)  Beverly Corbin
Fifth Avenue Committee  Michelle de la Uz, Executive Director
Friends and Residents of Greater Gowanus (FROGG)  Marlene Donnelly
Friends of Thomas Greene Park, Inc.  Sabine Aronowsky
Good Shepherd Services*  
Gowanus Alliance  Paul Basile
Gowanus By Design  David Briggs
Gowanus Canal Community Development Corporation  Vacant
Gowanus Canal Conservancy  Andrea Parker
Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club  Brad Vogel
Gowanus Neighborhood Association/Gowanus-4-Life  Betty Lester
Gowanus Tenants Association  Vacant
NYCHA Communities United  Joe Ann Brown
Park Slope Neighbors  Eric McClure
Pratt Institute*  
Proteus Gowanus  Vacant
Red Hook East Tenants Association*  
Red Hook West Tenants Association*  
Riverkeeper  Chrissy Remein
Sierra Club*  
South Brooklyn Local Development Corporation  Vacant
Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation  Vacant
280 Nevins Street Tenants Association  Peter Reich
Waterfront Alliance  Louis Kleinman
Wyckoff Gardens Tenants Association/Public Housing Communities, Inc.*  


* Organization is not currently active with CAG.

At-Large Members:

Name Occupation Affiliation (if any) Neighborhood
 Kelsey Butterworth Podcasting Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Prospect Heights
 Eymund Diegel Consultant   Gowanus
 Nathan Elbogen   Old American Can Factory Gowanus
 George Fiala Newspaper Publisher   Red Hook
 Rafael Gomez de Luna Marketing   Gowanus
 Ben Jones      
 Katia Kelly Citizen Journalist Local blog Carroll Gardens
 Richard Lawrence Documentarian & Consultant   Long Island City
 Linda Mariano   FROGG Gowanus
 Triada Samaras   CORD Carroll Gardens
 Susan Yung Videographer   Gowanus