Who We Are

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Benjamin Maher, CEO

is a native of Savannah, GA and a lifelong skateboarder and surfer.  He has a  M.S. degree in Marine Sciences at Savannah State University.  Ben has been advocating for a free public concrete skatepark in Chatham County since 2004.

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Kathryn Williams, CFO

is a resident of Tybee Island, GA and a retired school teacher.  She has served on city council for two terms and now is a co-owner of North Beach Bar & Grill.  She has been an advocate for public skateparks for over 10 years.  Kathryn is a true pillar to the community with her continued support for the skatepark as well as other organizations such as the Tybee Beautification Association and the Tybee Island Marine Science Center.

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Adam Williams, Secretary

is Tybee Island native and lifelong skateboarder and surfer.  He has been Chatham County Skatepark Supporter’s secretary since the organization’s inception and is currently pursuing his MFA in photography at the Florida State University.  Adam is primarily responsible for getting Marc Jacobs International involved in our cause.  Other than that he is a pretty ok guy.

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Andrew Brodhead (click to animate picture)

is a native of Savannah GA and a lifelong skateboarder and surfer.  He received a BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design.  He is a skilled photographer, illustrator, and print maker.  Andrew can be in New York one day or Panama the next, so if you meet this guy grab a board and skate with him.  You won’t regret it.

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Nicole Erthein

is originally from the green hills of Vermont but is currently living in Savannah, GA.  She has a  BFA in Graphic Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design.  Nicole has designed a skateboard for Vermont Skateboards and has also created a deck for our All Hands on Deck art show and auction.  Nicole is also the creator of our Savannah Skatepark logo!

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Juliana Peloso

is a native of New Jersey and currently resides in Savannah, GA.  She received a BFA in painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design and is currently a gallery director at Gallery Espresso.  She also was a curator for the All Hands on Deck art show.  Her artwork can be seen all over Savannah, and she also puts up with the CEO.

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Jere Wilson

is a native of Savannah, GA and a lifelong skateboarder and surfer.  He is currently undergoing EMT training.  If you see this guy skating on the streets or in the line up, give him a high five.  He just might save your life.

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Mary Cale Anderegg

is a resident of Savannah, GA and an art instructor at South Effingham High School.  She received her BFA from The University of Georgia and was a curator for the All Hands on Deck art show.  Mary also makes super swell pottery!

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Clara Fishel

is a resident of  Savannah, GA and the proprietor of The Sparetime (Bar/Restaurant/Venue) in downtown Savannah.  She was a curator for the All Hands on Deck art show and has been involved heavily in Savannah’s art community for years.  Clara only helps in her spare time though.

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Luke Edenfield

is an 11 year old junior member of Chatham County Skate Park Supporters.  He has put together and helped out with several of our fundraisers, and he is an avid skateboarder and basketball star.  He has currently vowed to raise $1000 for the skatepark.  So you should ask yourself “What did I do when I was eleven?”.

 

3 thoughts on “Who We Are

  1. I love the idea of a free skate park.I will be moving to Pooler Ga. in the next two weeks. My son before I lost him loved to skate .We both worked with many others to get a free skate park in College Station Tx. It now exsist and the kids love it. I have a line of street soul boards that I started since I lost him three years ago. I hope to meet with you all when i get to Pooler and Possily help in some small way
    Gary Vandayburg

  2. Where is the mini ramp yall are skating on………..I know it will be awhile before the park. Just tired of going to SC to skate. I am also a 38 year old reborn skater. What yall are doing is great

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