Vice President for the Institute for Urban Parks
Reporting to the President & CEO and partnering with the other Vice Presidents, Ms. Brogan is responsible for advancing, evolving, and aligning the work of the Conservancy’s Institute for Urban Parks.
· Providing education, hands-on training, and technical assistance to parks across New York City and the world.
· Developing educational programs, peer-to-peer learning programs, professional certification, and career development opportunities for park managers and professionals (both externally and internally).
· Raising awareness and educating Park users and visitors about the importance of urban park stewardship and the key role that these critical green spaces play in urban environments.
Prior to joining the Conservancy, Ms. Brogan served in executive management roles where she successfully restructured and launched professional associations, non-profits, academic centers, and business units at organizations including Yale University, Columbia University, the New York City Mayor’s Office, and United Way. She has served on multiple nonprofit boards and continues to consult to nonprofits, both local and national, on governance and capacity-building.
Ms. Brogan earned a dual B.A. in Politics and History from NYU and holds two Master’s degrees: one from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in Media and Communications and one from CUNY, in International Political Economy. Ms. Brogan currently serves on the board of Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children NYC.