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Friendship Community Group
Board of Directors

The minutes of the board of directors meetings are located here.

2024 FCG Board Members

President: Ellen DiBiase
Vice President: Lee Ann Antol
Secretary: Nikki Coffee

Treasurer: Abby Slovonic 

Aafke Butter

Danielle Novick

Elizabeth Reitz Schwall

Julie Grove

Nancy Cohen

Nikki Coffee

Rachel Murchison

Sierra Weir

Steve Morrow

Committee Chairs

 

Zoning & Development Committee Chair: OPEN
Outreach Committee Co-Chairs: Rachel Murchison & Nancy Cohen
Baum Grove Committee Co-Chairs:
Julie Grove, Aafke Butter, Sierra Weir
Friendship Flower & Folk Festival Chair: Elizabeth Reitz Schwall & Danielle Novick
House Tour (2025) Chair: OPEN

Finance Committee Chair: Abby Slovonic (as Treasurer)

Audit Committee Chair: Steve Morrow
Board Nominations Committee Chair: Lee Ann Antol (as Vice President)

Learn More About FCG Committees:

Outreach Committee

 

Zoning and Development Committee

 

Baum Grove Committee

 

Meet the Board

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Lee Ann Antol

Lee Ann Antol lives with her partner, David Wohlwill, at the corner of Roup and Harriet Streets-- kitty-corner from the beautiful and amazing treasure that is Baum Grove. Lee Ann and David have lived in Friendship for more than...

Aafke Butter

Aafke Butter lives with her husband, Willem, and two children, Tom and Lex, on the 400 block of S. Graham Street. They have been in Friendship for seven years and love it here!

Nikki Coffee

Nikki Coffee is a resident of the 400 block of S. Aiken Ave. and is a mother to three grown children and a proud grandmother to three energetic grandsons and one spoiled granddaughter. Her commitment to community welfare is reflected in her past service on the boards of...

Nancy Cohen

Nancy was a transplant to Pittsburgh from Colts Neck, NJ, in 2020, following her artist daughter who moved to Pittsburgh first. She is a librarian ... 

Ellen DiBiase

 

Ellen DiBiase lives on the 300 block of S. Atlantic Ave. with her husband, Evan, their daughter, Lana, and two crazy cats:...

Julie Grove

 

Julie Grove’s professional experience has primarily been with major food companies in sales and supply chain operations, but riding her bike is how she spends her free time...

Steve Morrow

 

Steve Morrow was born and spent his early years in Lima, Peru, grew up in suburban Denver, attended Amherst College, and finally settled in the South Side of Pittsburgh...

Rachel Murchison

 

Rachel Murchison and her husband, Lou, moved to Pittsburgh three years ago from Washington, DC, and they feel so lucky to have landed in Friendship! Rachel’s career...

Danielle Novick

 

Danielle is pleased to have the opportunity to serve on the FCG Board for a third term, returning after a two-year hiatus. During her first and second terms...

Elizabeth Reitz Schwall

Elizabeth lives on the 300 block of S Aiken with her husband, Alexander, and their two sons. They moved to Friendship in 2021 after...

Abby Slovonic

Abby Slovonic moved to Friendship seven years ago with her husband Tim Gyves and two children, Clayton and Nora. She loves the old homes...

Sierra Weir

 

Sierra Weir is an artist, scientist, and environmental educator who has lived in Friendship for nearly two years. She grew up in Pittsburgh before living in...

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