The Hamilton Park Conservancy is consulted by its Advisory Board
who volunteer their time to carry out its mission.
Patricia Rosenberg, an enthusiastic user and supporter of Hamilton Park, is an attorney with the law firm of Kraemer Burns, P.A. in Springfield New Jersey. Ms. Rosenberg brings to the Conservancy her experience representing developers in Jersey City. Ms. Rosenberg’s admiration for the Hamilton Park neighborhood has developed from years of watching the neighborhood grow and seeing its inherent beauty revealed.
Theodore Hoerr is the founder of Terrain Work, a NYC-based landscape architecture and urban design firm. His professional and academic work explores how landscapes' innate ability to change can create new emergent forms and experiences synthesizing culture, nature, and the built environment. He has led the design of a diverse range of projects in five continents from large-scale urban strategies reshaping the future of cities to small-scale gardens emphasizing the craft of building. Theodore currently teaches in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Lisa Simms has been the Executive Director of the New Jersey Tree Foundation since its inception in 1997. She develops and directs all the Foundation programs and projects, and runs the Green Streets Program which hires men under parole supervision as a tree planting crew. Ms. Simms provides technical assistance and educational programs to other forestry groups, educators and community organizations. Her other duties include staff oversight, budgeting, grant writing and program administration. Prior to directing the NJ Tree Foundation, Ms. Simms was the Greening Program Director for the Greater Newark Conservancy. She coordinated all aspects of the Vacant Lot Revitalization Program, the Flower Blocks Program and Urban Forestry Project. Ms. Simms has a Bachelor of Science degree from Cook College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick and is the recipient of many awards including the Arbor Day Award from the National Arbor Day Foundation, the Joyce Kilmer Award and the Green Community Achievement Award from the NJ Forest Service.