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Matt Dodd, President    Matt has lived in Patterson Park since 2006 and has served on the board since 2010. He chose to live in Patterson Park for the ample green space and proximity to downtown. Matt enjoys jogging, swimming, and playing tennis in the park.
Scott Tate Scott Tate, Treasurer    Scott has lived in Canton since 2002. He joined the Board in 2009, served on the Finance Committee for the past two years, and has been elected President for the term starting in 2013. He lives near the Ellwood entrance to the small park and enjoys walking his dog and running in the park.
Catalina Rodriguez Catalina Rodriguez -   Catalina has lived in Patterson Park/Highlandtown since 2008. She has served on the Board since 2009. She enjoys walking her dog Frida, playing sports, and jogging at the park.
Patricia Brunetti   Patricia moved to Baltimore in mid-2012 and picked Luzerne Avenue for her new home because of its closeness to Patterson Park.  She joined the Friends Board soon after settling in. She enjoys the park's open and green space, as well as its facilities, activities and community. Patricia is on the Membership and Corporate Friends committees.
Kristyn Oldendorf   Kristyn lives a few blocks west of the park and enjoys running and walking in the park. She always enjoys attending and helping with events sponsored by the Friends. Kristyn joined the board in 2012 and is on the White House Committee. In her day job, Kristyn works as Chief of Staff for Councilman Jim Kraft.
Maggie Pedersen   Maggie Pedersen moved to Baltimore City, Butchers Hill neighborhood, 3 years ago with her 2 large dogs and joined The Friends almost instantly. The park is what made her choice to purchase in Butchers Hill an easy decision. She joined the Board in 2011. Maggie attends as many volunteer opportunities in the park as possible, joining the boat lake team and the tree team this year. She is part of both the Membership Committee and the Wine Tasting Committee.  Maggie is always found at the summer concert series enjoying great music with friends and neighbors.
  Gloria Romeo   Gloria and her husband moved from Florida to Canton in 2009 and quickly began participating the many activities offered in the park. Gloria joined the board in 2012. She enjoys attending the concerts in the summer and can be found running around the park several days a week all year long.
  Aida Pinto-Baquero   Aida and her family moved to Patterson Park in 2010 and they live one block from the park. Aida and her husband Bill enjoy to spending time with Amaris, their daughter, in the playground.  They love all of the green space, but most of all they love the diversity of people and communities utilizing every space in the park and attending all the available programs and events for children and families. Aida serves on the Board's Membership Committee, and on the Friends of Patterson Park Consejo Hispano (Hispanic Council), helping to bring communities together.