Who are the Friends of the Rail Park?

1 min readPosted June 13, 2018

The Friends of the Rail Park is the non-profit fundraising organization that coalesced support and funding for the new quarter-mile linear park in Callowhill, Philadelphia.

The organization hired its first executive director, Kevin Dow, in the months leading up to the park’s opening. Prior to joining the Rail Park, Dow had been Senior Vice President of Impact and Innovation at United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.

Kevin Dow, executive director of Friends of the Rail Park. Dow was the organization’s first professional staff member.

Board of Directors

  • Liz Maillie, Chair
  • Sarah McEneaney, Vice Chair
  • Michael Garden, Vice Chair
  • H. Allen Hall, Treasurer
  • Melissa Kim, Secretary
  • Sally Elk
  • Sunanda Ghosh
  • Tiffany Newmuis
  • John Struble


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