On behalf of the World Urban Parks Board and management, I would like to thank the following retiring Board members:

  • Patricia O'Donnell
  • David Cochrane
  • Keith Anderson

for their excellent service and passion they brought to the Board and the organisation during this significant establishment phase.

I would like to thank,

  • Patricia O'Donnell for her expertise that she has brought to the Board regarding urban heritage landscapes and connections with UNESCO and ICOMOS
  • David Cochrane for his excellent leadership of the Governance Portfolio and guiding the organisation through this challenging period and the support he has provided me on the WUP Executive
  • Keith Anderson for his invaluable contribution as the Chair of the North America Region

Gil Penalosa
Chair - World Urban Parks