Who we are

Board of Directors

The Board guides PSG's direction and connects PSG to local, regional, and state-wide smarter growth progress.

  • Martha Wingfield, President

  • David Ledbetter, Secretary

  • Frederick Fisher, Treasurer

  • Ed Fendley

  • Champe Burnley

  • Trip Pollard

  • Stewart Schwartz


Coordinators will increase Partnership for Smarter Growth’s capacity for involvement, engagement, and informing the public. Directed by the board, the coordinators will act as the point of contacts for Richmond planning projects.

  • Lauren Fishbein, Coordinator for Policy and Administration

email: lauren@psgrichmond.org

  • Gabriella Pino-Moreno, Coordinator for Community Engagement

email: Gabriella@psgrichmond.org

Media Inquiries: 

Policy Chair Stewart Schwartz speaks most frequently on behalf of PSG. In addition to serving on PSG's board, Schwartz is the executive director of the D.C.-based Coalition for Smarter Growth and You can contact them at psg@psgrichmond.org or 804-876-2782.

Other board members speak on topics as they relate to the organizations they work for. Champe Burnley serves as the president of the Virginia Bicycling Federation. Trip Pollard is an attorney for the Southern Environmental Law Center.