Meet the Team

Meredith Chaiken
Meredith Chaiken

Executive Director

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

(410) 929-2270

Elias Hinderberger
Elias Hinderberger

Business Programs Manager

Elias manages GBA's programs aimed at supporting and promoting small businesses on the peninsula. Does your business need some support? Reach out!

‪(443) 219-7212‬

Haidee Batista
Haidee Batista

Latino Community Engagement Coordinator

Haidee manages and coordinates outreach,
recruitment, and engagement of Latinx and/or immigrant
residents in the Greater Baybrook community. Please reach out, call
or email her if you need her help in this area!

(347) 762-1237

Daisy Heartberg
Daisy Heartberg

Director of Public Safety Programs

Daisy works on developing community based violence intervention strategies aimed at gun violence reduction.

(585) 739-9658

Kambre Rideout
Kambre Rideout

Youth Engagement Coordinator

Kambre manages and coordinates youth leadership development opportunities. Want to engage youth? Let her know!

(410) 845-7040

Sarah Hope
Sarah Hope

Director of Revitalization Programs

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

Makayla Alicea
Makayla Alicea

Environmental Justice Organizer

Makayla works to build community capacity and steward the creation of a Friends of Farring-Baybrook Park and Friends of Masonville Cove. She curates relationships with residents, organizations, and everyone in-between to support its sustainability through a wide-variety of programming.

(814) 450-0906

We're Hiring!

Join our team! Are you an outgoing, organized, community minded person interested in neighborhood revitalization? Click the link below for more info about our open position: "Community Organizer". Feel free to download the job description and send it to anyone you think would be a good fit!