Jennifer Quinn Mahar
Senior Director of Civic Initiatives
Fairmount Park Conservancy
Jennifer Quinn Mahar is the senior director of civic initiatives at the Fairmount Park Conservancy, a non-profit champion of Philadelphia’s parks. Jennifer helps oversee the Parks Stewardship Program, a unique partnership with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and its network of 100 volunteer park friend groups. Jennifer leads the Reimagining the Civic Commons pilot in Philadelphia– an innovative collaboration of public space organizations that has grown to a learning network of over 20 partners. She also manages a newly developing citywide engagement strategy connecting previously siloed organizations and stewardship groups. In addition, Jennifer helps manage civic engagement for the conservancy’s capital projects and runs key programs such as Farm Philly and We Walk PHL.