Board of Directors

Friends of the Parks is composed of a board of directors as well as several subcommittees. Board members are dedicated to the Mission of the group and participate in regular monthly meetings and subcommittees as their interests dictate.


Officers are selected from the full board and operate as the executive committee for the organizaton. They serve one-year terms.


Board Roster 2020-2021


Ed Welling, President

President, Grinsfelder Associates Architects, Inc.

Thomas Cain, Vice President

Urban Design Advocate

Barb Clark, Treasurer

Parks Advocate

Connie Haas Zuber, Secretary

ARCH Executive Director

Carol Cavell, Chair Great Tree Canopy Comeback

Executive Director, Trees Indiana, Inc.

Julie Donnell

IPFW Professor

Kirk Moriarty

Director of Downtown Development, Greater Fort Wayne, Inc.

Brian Schneider

Relationship Case Manager- Life New Business, Ash Brokerage

Megan Torres

Attorney, Beckman Lawson LLP

Independent Contractor

David Schaab