Who We Are

Current Members

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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 currently residing in New York City.  He has been Chatham County Skate Park Supporters’ secretary since the organization’s inception and just recently received his  MFA in photography from 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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Jen Young

grew up in Burlington, NC and received a BFA in Graphic Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design.  She currently resides in Savannah, GA and can be found on a skateboard one weekend and on a snowboard the following weekend with a little surf in-between.  And for that she will stay forever young.

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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.

Past Members

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Andrew Brodhead

is a native of Savannah, GA and a lifelong skateboarder and surfer currently residing in San Francisco.  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 San Francisco, CA  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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Jere and Mary Cale Wilson

Jere is a native of Savannah, GA and a lifelong skateboarder and surfer currently residing in San Diego.  He is a certified EMT and Lifeguard.  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.

Mary is currently pursuing her master’s degree from San Diego State.  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 was a curator for the All Hands on Deck art show and has been involved heavily in Savannah’s art community for years.

 

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