Board of Trustees

    • Jessica Seinfeld
    • Founder & President of the Board

    • Michael Tiedemann
    • Vice President & Treasurer
      CEO, Tiedemann Investment Group

    • Jennifer L. Franklin
    • Secretary of the Board
      Counsel, Simpson, Thatcher & Bartlett

    • Jennifer Carlston
    • Co-Founder, Covet New York

    • Mindy Nam Dehnert
    • Danielle Devine
    • Vice President of Corporate Communication and Public Affairs
      Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.

    • Stacey Bendet Eisner
    • Founder & CEO, alice+olivia

    • Stefani Greenfield
    • Founder, My Next Act

    • Jennifer James
    • Managing Director, Maxcor Financial Partners

    • Jennifer Koen
    • V.P. of Marketing, Viyet.com

    • Caroline Kunitz
    • Founder, LA Diaper Drive

    • Michelle Myers
    • Publisher, Lucky Magazine

    • Michael Nissan
    • Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

    • Lisa Seccia
    • Co-Founder, Covet New York

    • Ari Shalam
    • Managing Director, RWN Real Estate Partners LLC

    • Connie Verducci
    • SVP, Bank of America

    • Ali Wentworth
    • Writer and Entertainer

    • Ali Wing
    • Founder, Giggle

      Honorary Directors

    • Claudia Fleming Bitar
    • Leslie Brille
    • President, Isis Advisors

    • Carlo Bronzini Vender
    • Partner, Sonenshine Partners

    • Liz Robbins
    • President, Liz Robbins & Associates

    • Jane Ross
    • Managing Director, Head of High Yield Sales

    • Sherrie Rollins Westin
    • Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Sesame Worshop

    Pro Bono General Counsel

    Staff

    • Katherine Snider
    • Executive Director

      Katherine Snider has over twenty years of experience in non-profit management. She joined Baby Buggy as the Deputy Director in 2008 and assumed the role of ED in Feb of 2009, upon the departure of Claudia Fleming, who was Baby Buggy’s first Executive Director. In her time she has overseen the merger of Baby Buggy with LA Diaper Drive, a scale up with Nurse-Family Partnership sites across the country, and implemented the Baby Buggy Fatherhood Initiative.

      Katherine came to Baby Buggy from the Rockefeller Foundation where she served as an Associate Director, working on portfolios such as the Opportunity NYC program, Climate Change Resilience, a Green Revolution in Africa and the Jane Jacobs Medal. Prior to the Rockefeller Foundation, Katherine served as the VP of Public Affairs for the Lower East Side Tenement Museum for almost nine years, helping to grow the Museum’s attendance by 100% and raising over $10 Million for the institution and the International Coalition of Site Museums of Conscience, a 501-c3 spin-off of the Tenement Museum.

      Katherine has her BA in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia, where she first became interested in a non-profit career through a senior year internship with the UVA Women’s Center. Katherine was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, but has lived in the United States for almost 25 years. She is the mother of two boys.

    • Laurel Parker West, Ph. D.
    • National Program Director

      Bio

      Laurel was most recently the Executive Director of the Women’s Fund of Long Island, where she helped to identify and raise funds for programs that demonstrated an impact on the lives of girls and women. Before that, she was the Executive Director of the Wyoming Women’s Foundation, where she focused on the long-term economic security of women and their families. Laurel has also held several research positions including Manager of the Center for Justice Research at the University of Wyoming, Strategic Research Coordinator for a statewide health policy initiative at the University of Wyoming and has conducted numerous studies on child care policy, community development, and welfare reform at Emory University.

      Laurel received her Ph.D. and M.A. from Emory University and her B.A. from Wesleyan University in Connecticut. She was selected as a “Woman of Distinction” by the New York State Senate in 2009 and featured as a “40 under 40 Leader” by the Long Island Business News in 2010. She lives in Queens with her husband, a Professor of English at Adelphi University, and their two daughters.

    • Carly Harrill
    • LA Operations Director

      Bio

      Joining Baby Buggy as the Director of Baby Buggy Los Angeles, Carly Harrill brings more than a decade experience in strategic planning, communications, fundraising, and donor relations. Prior to joining Baby Buggy, Carly was the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Healthy Child Healthy World, a national non-profit that strives to protect children from environmental toxins. In her role, Carly oversaw key programming, spearheaded fundraising efforts, and managed mission-aligned initiatives with more than 60 consumer brands, coalition groups and non-profit partners. Throughout her career, Carly has worked across the publishing, entertainment and non-profit sectors to create high-impact programming and cause-driven partnerships around such major events as the MTV Video Music Awards, NBA All-Stars, GRAMMY Awards, 2008 Arizona Super Bowl, and the San Diego Film Festival. Carly has her BA in Journalism & Mass Communications from Arizona State University, and has served on committees for Bill Clinton Millennium Network Foundation, Kind Traveler, Women of the Green Generation, and Sustainable Works.

    • Stella Domenech
    • Development Assistant / Bookkeeper

    • Erica Greene, LCSW
    • LA Development Liaison

      Bio

      Erica has over ten years of experience working with non-profit organizations. She earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from USC in 2002 and her clinical license from the state of California in 2005. Much of her background is working with low-income families targeting early childhood development. She is a life-long California resident and has two children. Over the past year she worked to help build out LA Diaper Drive’s programs and diaper distribution. Erica joined the Baby Buggy LA team in May 2014 to help coordinate the work of the Friends of Baby Buggy LA group as well as other key initiatives in the community.

    • Melissa Stein, LMSW
    • Volunteer Program Manager

      Bio

      Melissa joined Baby Buggy as the Volunteer Coordinator in September of 2013 and became Baby Buggy’s Volunteer Program Manager in October 2014. She previously worked at SCO Family of Services and the NICU at NY-Presbyterian Hospital providing therapeutic and direct services to families throughout New York City. Before that, Melissa was the AVODAH Social Justice Fellow at Next Step at Project Renewal in New York City. She received her BA in International Affairs from George Washington University and her MSW from Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.

    • Rick Justiniano
    • Office and Warehouse Manager

    • Lisa Kussell
    • Director, Strategic Partnerships & Marketing

      Bio

      Lisa Kussell, Baby Buggy’s Director of Strategic Partnerships & Marketing, is responsible for creating and executing collaborations to raise money and awareness for Baby Buggy. She then managing all aspects of the program’s promotion. In addition, Lisa handles corporate sponsorship for all Baby Buggy events. Recent partnerships include the Havaianas for Baby Buggy “Mommy & Me” flip flop line designed by Courteney Cox, Nina Garcia, Rebecca Romijn and Tori Spelling, a collection of birth announcements and thank you cards from Tiny Prints designed by Ali Larter, Catt Sadler, Georgina Chapman and Miranda Kerr, KIND’s “Do The Kind Thing” initiative and Microsoft’s family-friendly game day for Baby Buggy supporters.

      Lisa joined Baby Buggy in July, 2010. Prior to coming in-house, Lisa handled Baby Buggy’s PR and corporate outreach for three years at BWR Public Relations. Born & raised in Boston, Lisa graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After beginning her career in the feature film publicity department at Twentieth Century Fox in Los Angeles, she relocated to New York to handle personal publicity at ID PR. After nearly three years, Lisa moved over to BWR where she represented actors, authors, non-profit organizations, events, TV shows, personalities and brands for nearly eight years.

    • Rebecca Noriega
    • Program Coordinator

    • Justin Murray, M.A.
    • Statistics and Corporate Donation Manager

      Bio

      Justin Murray is the Statistics and Corporate Donation Manager at Baby Buggy. He tracks the statistics on all of Baby Buggy’s incoming and outgoing donations, compiles data from our recipient sites, and liaises with BB’s corporate donors. Growing up in Iowa City, Iowa, Justin attended the University of Iowa and received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology. In 2003, he moved to New York City where he started working towards his Masters degree in Psychology at New York University, graduating in 2006. He has been working at Baby Buggy ever since. When not working at Baby Buggy, Justin is a mind-blowingly talented stand-up comedian that can be seen regularly in New York City clubs.

    • Aubree Oakes
    • Events Manager

      Bio

      Aubree recently joined Baby Buggy as the Events Manager after working closely with them for a year and a half as their publicist at Sunshine Sachs. At Sunshine Sachs, Aubree focused primarily on press outreach for Baby Buggy and Microsoft, along with managing press for various nonprofit events. Aubree began her career working at an international trade show company, Messe Frankfurt, where she helped organize trade events worldwide. Following her experience with the organization, she moved over to become an associate at Montieth & Co., where she focused on financial and crisis communications with clients such as American Cancer Society and Art Capital Group. Aubree is a graduate of the University of Georgia with degrees in International Business and German.

    • Erin Berger
    • Director of Corporate Product Outreach

    • Olga Ramaz
    • Los Angeles Program & Volunteer Coordinator

      Bio

      Olga Ramaz, Los Angeles Program Coordinator. Olga is native to Los Angeles and is fluent in English and Spanish. Her relationship with Baby Buggy started in 2010 while working at the International Rescue Committee in Los Angeles where she helped to coordinate the sorting and distributing Baby Buggy donations. Working for a Community Based Organization (CBO) on the Baby Buggy network allowed her to become increasingly familiar with Baby Buggy operations, preparing her to step into the role of Los Angeles Program Coordinator. As Program Coordinator, Olga ensures that the CBOs in Los Angeles are meeting their families needs through donations of new and gently used essentials, such as cribs, strollers, diapers, car seats, clothing and bottles. Olga is also in charge of conducting various volunteer events in Los Angeles throughout the year, as well as helping facilitate donation drives, and both private and corporate donations. She plans on attending UCLA this fall to obtain her certification in Nonprofit Management.

    • Jamie Novak
    • Assistant Volunteer Program Manager

    Friends of Baby Buggy

  • Heba Abedin
  • Sarah Adolphson
  • Lily Aldridge
  • Robin Allstadt
  • Lily Band, Co-Chair NYC
  • Jennifer Beall
  • Veronica Swanson Beard, Co-Chair NYC
  • Veronica Miele Beard
  • Wes Bender
  • Amy Rose Beresin
  • Beth Blake
  • Jordana Blitz
  • Rachel Blumenthal
  • Carrie Brenner
  • Sarah Jane Morris Brower
  • Beth Buccini
  • Claire Capello
  • Ruby Carlos
  • Jennifer Carlston
  • Jade Chan
  • Gigi Lee Chang
  • Wendy Cherwin
  • Amy Mollenkamp Chidiac
  • Samantha Cohen
  • Marisa Coughlan
  • Suzanne Dawson
  • Courtney DiMauro
  • Sarah Easley
  • Samantha Ettus
  • Angelique Famulak
  • Lauren Fixel
  • Stacey Fraser
  • Gervaise Gerstner, MD
  • Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Leana Greene
  • Desiree Gruber
  • Liz Gumbinner
  • Samantha Harris
  • Gillian Sheldon Heckendorf
  • Lindsay Heller, MD
  • Wandy Hoh
  • Heather Hope-Allison
  • Bill Horn
  • Lee Spragens Irwin
  • Rene Jones
  • Monique Jones
  • Jenny Sharfstein Kane
  • Kourtney Kardashian
  • Jessica Karp
  • Marissa Kraxberger
  • Nicole Lando
  • Ali Landry
  • Marissa Lanier
  • Lindsay Leaf
  • Christiane Lemieux
  • Amanda Lewis
  • Heidi Lieberman
  • Deidre Lind
  • Kimberly Lippmann
  • Nitzia Logothetis
  • Denise Longarzo
  • Michelle Lubetzky
  • Melissa Magsaysay
  • Scout Masterson
  • Ferrell McDonald
  • Melissa Meeschaert
  • Rebecca Minkoff
  • Kara Moore
  • Bridget Moynahan
  • Melissa Sagemiller Nesic, Co-Chair LA
  • Claire Paull
  • Florinka Pesenti
  • Kate Pickett
  • Rachel Pitzel
  • Rosie Pope
  • Candice Postel
  • Sarah Michelle Prinze
  • Heather Bordin Prizer
  • Heather Rash
  • Tracey Frost Rensky
  • Shaun Robinson
  • Elisabeth Röhm
  • Chudney Ross
  • Liana Schwarz
  • Lisa Seccia
  • Rebecca Shalam
  • Rachel Shapiro
  • Tina Simpson
  • Jessica Simpson
  • Ashlee Simpson
  • Kelly Behun Sugarman
  • Nina Takesh
  • Annie Taube, Co-Chair NYC
  • Tiffani Thiessen
  • Lacey Tisch
  • Bree Turner
  • Kimberly Van Der Beek, Co-Chair LA
  • Katie Vaughan
  • Samantha Winch
  • Ann Soh Woods