Board of Directors

Lindsey Milstein, President
Executive Committee, Chair; Restoration Committee
Design and innovation Consultant. Founding principal of DIG Design & Build. Neighbor and user of the Park.

Lou Slade, 1st Vice President
Executive Committee; Restoration Committee; Stormwater Committee, Chair
Professional Engineer, founder of Gorove/Slade Associates, Inc. a transportation planning and engineering consulting firm, Board Member of Lambda Alpha International, an honorary land economics society.

George ‘Buzz’ Seltzer, 2nd Vice President Executive Committee
Stormwater Committee, Chair; Restoration Committee
Vice President of Engineering, 3U Technologies LLC, an undersea and underground engineering consulting firm; landscape designer.

Helen DuBois, Treasurer
Executive Committee
Past President of the Friends of Montrose & Dumbarton Oaks Parks; Garden Club of America, national affairs and conservation committee; works on the Virginia Working Landscapes initiative (

Dina Curtis
Development Committee
Chief of Staff at the Calvert Foundation, a nonprofit foundation devoted to social impact investing. From 2005 – 2011, Director of the Washington, DC Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Foundation.

Susan Crowley
Former journalist (reporter, writer and editor) for print publications and the Web, with special interest in areas of education, conservation, health and international affairs; founder of Crowley Communications (1986-2000); former trustee of the American University of Rome and other nonprofit organizations.

Patricia Fairfield
Professor of Accounting, Georgetown University

Elizabeth ‘Liza’ Gilbert
Restoration Committee; Signature Project Committee, Chair
Landscape designer with a Masters in Landscape Architecture, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University; Member of the US Commission of Fine Arts

Mary Kopper
Governance Committee, Chair; Development Committee, Events Committee
A professional fundraiser with over 20 years experience as a senior executive working with DC arts organizations and recently with NGO’s who focus on global women and girls’ leadership development, a member of the Perennial Garden Club, with a Certificate in Horticulture from George Washington University’s Landscape Design program.

Michael Rankin
Development Committee, Chair
Principal & Managing Partner TTR | Sotheby’s International Realty, a resident of Georgetown and frequent Park visitor.

Elizabeth Thomas
Legal & Finance Committee
MBA, marketing executive in high technology medical devices, health information systems and healthcare policy.


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