Through Ernest's role on the PPNA Board, he enjoys getting to know his neighbors, bringing people together, and building community. A neighbor since 2015, Ernest looks forward to the continual growth and neighborhood improvements that will ultimately reverse the narrative of Baltimore City. Ernest loves knowing his neighbors personally; they share food, watch each other's pets, and get each other's mail. When you see Ernest out and about, you're in for a treat; when he's not working in his garden, he is likely delivering homemade baked goods at a neighborhood event. Swap stories with Ernest about baking tips for unique kitchen creations such as cakes or creme puffs!
Amanda is a recent Patterson Park resident and has fallen in love with the community which led her to get more involved. Amanda is originally from PG County Maryland and moved to the Patterson Park area in 2021. Amanda can often be found walking around Patterson Park chatting with neighbors as well as trying cute local restaurants in the neighborhood. She is looking forward to getting more involved with the community and helping with neighborhood initiatives.
Elena joins the board having lived park side for a number of years, during which time she has fallen in love with the neighborhood. She has worked as a registered nurse in the community, mentored at Living Classrooms, and appeared in local productions at the Vagabond Theatre. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, crafting, and playing music. Through her involvement with Patterson Park Neighbors Association, Elena hopes to facilitate community and connection.
Vice President, South Sector
Kelli has called Baltimore home since 2007, and become a proud homeowner in the Patterson Park Neighborhood in 2020. Kelli joined the PPNA Board in 2021. To Kelli, dog walks in the park, coffee from Pie Time, and friends who are neighbors just a few doors down are some of the best parts of city living. A science teacher in Baltimore City Public Schools who enjoys bringing people together, Kelli is passionate about the environment and looks forward to supporting our community in Baltimore's Greenest Neighborhood.
Vice President, West Sector
Lindsey has lived in Patterson park for 13 years and a board member since 2021. Lindsey has been building and renovating commercial and residential buildings in Baltimore since 2009 and is excited to be more involved in with the neighborhood and neighbors and help in any way she can.