Dave has lived in Patterson Park since 2012. Since then, he has served in a variety of capacities for PPNA, and was elected as President in 2019. Dave takes pride in his neighborhood and hopes that Patterson Park can become an example for other communities—one that is diverse, safe, clean, and green. His go-to spots are Patterson Public House, Roman's Place, or walking in the neighborhood with his 140-pound dog, Pete. Dave hates popcorn.
Daniel has been Treasurer for PPNA since 2019. Daniel and his wife, Laura, have lived in the neighborhood since 2017. Daniel sought to use his experience and skills in a way that would benefit the neighborhood, but when he's not managing PPNA funds, Daniel enjoys taking his daughter for a stroll in the park or a play date at the playground. Daniel hopes that the Patterson Park Neighborhood will continue to grow and develop into a vibrant and friendly community for family living.
Taylor moved to Patterson Park in 2017, and has served as PPNA Secretary since 2019. Taylor is proud of how the projects and initiatives of PPNA are neighbor-driven and visible throughout the city. She loves that "Baltimore's Backyard" is just blocks away from her front stoop, and she enjoys all of the activities the park brings, including running or biking in the area and playing Ultimate Frisbee.
Vice President, East Sector
Cheryl brings years of experience as the Chair for the Friends of Library Square committee and Community School Coordinator for William Paca Elementary School to her position as Vice President, East Sector. A neighbor since 2012 and a Board Member since 2020, Cheryl passionately donates her time to Greening, Beautification, Family Engagement, and Education projects in the neighborhood.
Vice President, South Sector
Mairin has been a Patterson Park resident since 2015. A Baltimore native with a background in singing and community organizing, and skills in speaking Spanish and baking eco-friendly cookies, she is an asset to the PPNA Board. Mairin enjoys working with friends and neighbors towards a more equitable Baltimore.
Vice President, Patterson Place
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 home-made baked goods at a neighborhood event. Swap stories with Ernest about baking tips for unique kitchen creations such as cakes or creme puffs!
Vice President, West Sector
A homeowner since 2017, Danielle values the rich history, culture, diversity, and architecture of the Patterson Park Neighborhood. Danielle brings her outreach, project management, communications, and community organizing background to the Vice President of West Sector position, which she has held since 2020. Danielle enjoys being part of supportive, neighbor-lead initiatives that bring together skills, interests, and advocacy in a way that will have long-term impact. Ask her about how vermicomposting in your own home can help with reducing waste and living sustainably!
Vice President, North Sector
Garrett has lived in the neighborhood since 2015; he joined the PPNA Board as VP for North Sector in 2019. Garrett has always championed grassroots efforts on his own block, and ran for VP to help formalize those initiatives with local stakeholders. There are three key things that Garrett would like to see happen in the Patterson Park Neighborhood: revitalize the neighborhood, decrease property vacancies, and increase vitality. Outside of PPNA's monthly Community Meetings, you may also see Garret picking up litter, mowing tree pits, or going running throughout Baltimore City.