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Gateway Arch Park Foundation Welcomes New Members to Board

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Gateway Arch National Park during the winter

Gateway Arch Park Foundation Welcomes New Members to Board 

Five new members join the Gateway Arch conservancy’s Board of Trustees

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – January 29, 2020 – The Gateway Arch Park Foundation announced five new members have joined its Board of Trustees. The new trustees join other St. Louis area leaders to care for Gateway Arch National Park and promote the growth and development of the Foundation.

The five new trustees bring their invaluable expertise to the board. Joining the board are:

  • Laura Ellenhorn – principal at Edward Jones. 
  • Katie S. Fischer – senior vice president and market manager for Bank of America 
  • Ruth Saphian –managing partner at Ernst & Young
  • Susan A. Stith – vice president of diversity, inclusion, civic affairs and foundation at Cigna
  • Donald M. Suggs – publisher and executive editor of the St. Louis American 

“I am proud to welcome Laura, Katie, Ruth, Susan and Donald to our Board of Trustees,” said Carolyn Kindle Betz, chairwoman of the Gateway Arch Park Foundation Board of Trustees. “Each of these influential leaders brings great knowledge and passion for the St. Louis community, our region, and our national park. We look forward to their contributions to the foundation.”