Aimee serves a critical dual role as President of the Randall’s Island Park Alliance and NYC Park Administrator for Randall’s Island Park. In this role, she administers the management, programming and restoration of nearly 400 acres of City parkland for active sports, entertainment and recreation use. Working with the Board of Trustees to strategically plan for Randall’s Island Park’s future, she is responsible for all governance issues, board development, donor relations and the financial planning and budgeting strategy for the Alliance. Aimee manages the City’s capital funds for the Island as well as the Alliance’s operating budget, which supports over 100 full-time and seasonal employees. During her tenure, she has facilitated the Park’s transformation, securing and managing nearly $270M in capital reconstruction, and has strengthened the public-private partnership between the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and RIPA.
Aimee received a BA from the State University of New York, and began her Parks advocacy and fund-raising upon graduating from college. She has led trend-setting park initiatives in senior management positions under six Mayors and seven Park Commissioners, both in the City of Boston and here in NYC. She brings nearly 20 years of experience in capital and strategic planning and development to her work at Randall’s Island Park.