Grow Pittsburgh would be nothing without the amazing group of individuals and organizations that support our work every year. Please peruse this section to learn more about our staff and board.

Our staff is hard-working and passionate about urban agriculture. We also have a lot of fun! If you are interested in contacting someone about a particular subject, please use the email addresses below. If you have general questions, please email us at

Our Staff

Eva Barinas
School Garden Program Manager
412-362-4769 Ext. 112

Ian Bonnet
Garden Educator
412-362-4769 Ext. 217

Adia Effiong
Director of School Garden Programs
412-362-4769 Ext. 216

Meg Flores
Operations and Communications Coordinator
412-362-4769 Ext. 207

Silvan Goddin
Frick Greenhouse and Shiloh Farm Coordinator

Robert Grey
Farm Education and Outreach Coordinator
412-362-4769 Ext. 114

Denele Hughson
Director of Farm Education
412-362-4769 Ext. 204

Redding Jackson
Garden Educator
412-362-4769 Ext. 222

Rebekah Jenkins
Director of Operations
412-362-4769 Ext. 200

Alyssa Kail
Community Garden Sustainability Coordinator
412-362-4769 Ext. 203

Raynise Kelly
Garden Resource Center Coordinator
412-362-4769 Ext. 202

Nick Lubecki
Braddock Farms Manager
412-362-4769 Ext. 218

Carla Lukehart
Learning Garden Project Manager
412-362-4769 Ext. 211

Claire Matway
Community Garden Coordinator

Hanna Mosca
Frick Greenhouse & Shiloh Farm Manager

Jake Seltman
Executive Director
412-362-4769 Ext. 201

Rayden Sorock
Director of Community Projects
412-362-4769 Ext. 113

Ryan Walsh
Director of Development and Communications
412-362-4769 Ext. 219

Our Board

Shannon Anglero
Marcus Machinery

Paulina Gatarz
University of Pittsburgh

Catalina Hoyos
Children’s Community Pediatrics

Simon Huntley

Taray Kelly
University of Pittsburgh

Alex Stanzione

Sara Thompson
Pashek Associates

Anne Marie Toccket
Posner Foundation

Damon Weiss
Ethos Collaborative

Renee Wilson
Pittsburgh Public Schools