Ms. Kahn, a resident of Stamford for more than forty-five years, is the founder of the HNPP. She taught Art History and American Art at the University of Connecticut for more than twenty years and is a nationally noted preservation consultant and author. Foremost among her works is Preserving Porches, a book published to critical acclaim in 1990. Although retired as Director of the organization, she continues to produce its newsletter, the Historic Neighborhood News.
Mark Diamond is a trial and appellate litigator in courts throughout the country including the U.S. Supreme Court, Connecticut Supreme Court, and New York Court of Appeals. He is a neutral arbitrator and mediator for the American Arbitration Association. He has served on many boards and commissions including the Southwestern Regional Planning Agency, Stamford Economic Development Commission, and Stamford Environmental Protection Board, and ran as the Democratic candidate for state senator for Greenwich, Stamford, and New Canaan in 2008. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a defense counsel for the International Criminal Court.
Judy Norinsky is one of our newest board members. She moved to Stamford a little over a year ago and is in the process of restoring her 73 year old home in North Stamford. She has written about land use, preservation and urban affairs for community newspapers, worked in community affairs in New York City, and has Masters degrees in Political Science from CUNY and in Historic Preservation from Pratt Institute.
Ms. Barney has lived in Stamford for over forty-five years, and was employed at Pitney Bowes for more than two decades. She is a long-time resident of Stamford’s South End and has been head of the South End Neighborhood Revitalization Zone for over six years.
A resident of Stamford for more than thirty years, Ms. Cook is a former President of Stamford’s Community Arts Council, and a former Community Organizer for the city’s Waterside Coalition. She is currently Secretary/Treasurer of the Connecticut Geriatrics Society.
Diane O'Connor has lived in Stamford for over twenty years, and is a former Director of Stamford’s East Side Partnership. She is an active volunteer with a number of community organizations including the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, Inc., in Norwalk.
Pam Coleman has been a resident of Stamford since 1992. She currently resides in a 1907 home that started life as an Arts & Crafts “bungalow”. Her career has focused on education and music. Currently, Pam is Chairman of the Stamford Historical Society Board of Directors.
Glenn Gazin is an attorney in private practice. He is admitted to the State Bars of New York and Connecticut.