What a welcome harbinger of spring and renewal it is to learn of Mayor de Blasio's excellent appointment of Mitchell Silver as New York City Commissioner of Parks. Join me in welcoming Commissioner Silver back to New York!
Mitchell Silver is a forward-thinking planner and experienced civic leader who will continue the strong leadership of and vision for the Parks Department. Born and raised in Brooklyn, and educated in urban planning, Commissioner Silver has an innate knowledge of – and shared love for – our city and open spaces. We look forward to working with the new Commissioner and his staff to maintain our parks, serve our citizens, and engage our diverse communities.
As a Friend of the High Line, sign our Welcome Card to Commissioner Silver, and add a personal note of congratulations or inspiration. We also invite you to share your words of welcome on our Facebook page, or on Twitter using the hashtag #WelcomeSilver.
Jenny Gersten, Executive Director