Meredith Chaiken, Executive Director 


As Executive Director Meredith manages the operation of GBA while moving our mission and vision forward. 

Sarah Hope, Director of Revitalization Programs

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Sarah manages revitalization programs, including Housing, Commercial, Park and Transportation initiatives. Want to beautify your neighborhood?  Talk to her about our Spruce Up Program!

(410) 458-3384

Daisy Heartberg, Director of Public Safety Programs

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Daisy works on developing community based violence intervention strategies aimed at gun violence reduction. Share your ideas with her at:


(585) 739-9658

Wesley Collins, Main Street Program Coordinator

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Wesley is the bridge between the Main Street activities and GBA. Have a question, concern, or an idea? 


Contact him at:

(240) 355-0686

Chandrani Raysarkar, Communications and Development Manager

Chandrani manages strategic communications initiatives, stakeholder liaison and collaborates on program development. Share your thoughts and ideas on community development with her at: 


(240) 535-1574

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