Heather Fenyk, President and Founder
Heather Fenyk, PhD, AICP/PP is Founding Principal of Global Metrics, LLC, an urban planning research and consulting firm based in New Brunswick, NJ. Heather holds a doctorate in Planning and Public Policy and a Masters in City and Regional Planning, both from Rutgers University. She combines research and advocacy in both her academic work and community organizing. Heather is an active member of the New Brunswick Environmental Commission and the New Brunswick Green Team. She believes that the most enduring solutions to difficult societal problems are best addressed through community engagement and collaboration of diverse partners.
Alex Zakrewsky, Treasurer
Alex Zakrewsky works as a Principal Planner at the Middlesex County, NJ Office of Planning, supervising the Division of Data Management and Technical Services. He is also a co-founder of Middlesex Apartments, LLC. With his wife Heather Fenyk, Alex co-wrote and co-directed “Lydia’s Story,” a 2014 New Jersey Film Festival Official Selection about the Nazi invasion in Belarus and the post-WWII American immigration experience. Alex knows the Lower Raritan Watershed well, having grown up in Milltown, New Jersey, and graduated from Spotswood High School. He holds an MS in Urban Planning from Rutgers University; an MA in Sociology from The American University; and a BA in Political Science and Geography from The George Washington University.
Amy Braunstein, Secretary
Amy Braunstein is a Rutgers New Brunswick alumna and a current law student at the Rutgers Law School. She works as the office manager of Food and Water Watch NJ, and is the founder of Friends of Mile Run Brook. Friends of Mile Run Brook is an organization dedicated to raising awareness about this small tributary of the Raritan which serves as the boundary between New Brunswick & Franklin. The group organizes stream cleanups and conducts stream monitoring with the LRWP.