Speaker Details

Dana Wedeles

Principal Planner
City of Alexandria, VA

Dana manages community input, design, and implementation on projects related to improvements of existing public spaces and neighborhood parks. She also oversees the newly-formed PARKnership program that manages partnerships, sponsors, volunteers, and donations for the development, design, construction, and operation of recreational and park facilities and/or programs in Alexandria. She received her Bachelor’s degree from New York University and a Master’s degree in urban planning from Columbia University. Prior to relocating to her hometown of Alexandria in 2010, she worked in various park operations and development positions within the Central Park Conservancy.