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Pursuant to the Hudson River Park Act, the Board of Directors of the Hudson River Park Trust consists of 13 Directors. Five are appointed by the Governor; five are appointed by the Mayor; and three by the Manhattan Borough President. Eight members are required for a quorum and Board approvals.

Kathy Hochul,
Governor

  • Basil Seggos, Vice Chair
  • Erik Kulleseid
  • Michael J. Kuh
  • Tom L. Pegues
  • Rose Harvey

Eric Adams,
Mayor

  • Meera Joshi, Chair
  • Jeffrey Kaplan
  • Purnima Kapur
  • Susan Donoghue
  • Michael Pastor

Mark Levine, Manhattan Borough President

  • Pamela Frederick
  • Lowell Kern
  • Idehen (I.D.) Aruede

Hudson River Park Trust Related Documents

For board meeting minutes, agendas, videos and other board-related materials, click the link below:

Governance


Committees

Governance Committee

  • Meera Joshi
  • Basil Seggos
  • Michael Kuh
  • Lowell Kern
  • Susan Donoghue
  • Michael Pastor

Hudson River Park Trust Governance Committee Charter

Audit Committee

  • Basil Seggos
  • Jeffrey Kaplan
  • Michael Kuh
  • Tom Pegues
  • I.D. Aruede

Hudson River Park Trust Audit Committee Charter

Finance and Investment Committee

  • Meera Joshi
  • Basil Seggos
  • Jeffrey Kaplan (Chair)
  • Michael Kuh
  • Tom Pegues
  • Purnima Kapur
  • Lowell Kern
  • I.D. Aruede

Hudson River Park Trust Finance & Investment Committee Charter

Design Committee

  • Pamela Frederick
  • Erik Kulleseid
  • Basil Seggos
  • Lowell Kern
  • Rose Harvey
  • Susan Donoghue

Sanctuary Committee

  • Basil Seggos
  • Erik Kulleseid
  • Pamela Frederick
  • Rose Harvey

Strategic Planning and Partnership Committee

  • Pamela Frederick
  • Tom L. Pegues
  • Michael Kuh

Hudson River Park holds Board meetings approximately 6 times per year, or once every other month. Such meetings are open to the public and publicly noticed.


Deputy Mayor for Operations, City of New York

Basil Seggos, Trustee at Hudson River Park Trust

Commissioner, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

Erik Kulleseid

Commissioner, NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Commissioner, New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Pam Frederick HRPK Board Headshot

Owner & Editorial Director, Tribeca Citizen

Headshot of new Hudson River Park Trust Board of Directors Member I.D. Aruede

Co-Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Whitney Museum of American Art

Rose Harvey board of director

Senior Fellow, Parks & Open Space, Regional Plan Association

Board Trustee Jeffrey Kaplan headshot

Founder, Managing Partner & Chairman of the Investment Committee, Meadow Partners

Headshot of trustee Purnima Kapur

Consultant & Planning Professional

Lowell Kern Board Trustee

Assistant General Counsel at Capgemini North America, Inc.

Board Trustee Michael Kuh headshot

Partner at Hogan Lovells, New York

Michael Pastor

Director of the James Tricarico Jr. Institute for the Business of Law and In-House Counsel at New York Law School

Headshot of trustee Tom Pegues

Founder, Metropolis Risk Management LLC & Goodscout