Leadership Transition at Friends of the High Line

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Leadership Transition at Friends of the High Line

We are about to begin an exciting new chapter in the life of the High Line.

Friends of the High Line Co-Founder Robert Hammond today announced his intent to step down at the end of the year. Together with Co-Founder Joshua David, Robert has worked tirelessly for 14 years to build the High Line and make it into a beloved public space.

Read Robert’s letter to supporters

There will also be changes to the Board of Directors of Friends of the High Line. The Board has voted to elect John Alschuler and Catie Marron as Co-Chairs of the Board, and Board member Mario Palumbo as Vice Chair. Next year, John will step down from the chairmanship, and Catie will become the Board’s Chair.

Read the press release announcing the leadership transition