Maitreyi Roy

Vice President for Programs at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (Philadelphia, PA), oversees PHS’s nationally recognized urban greening program, Philadelphia Green, its education programs and its publications.  In this capacity, she provides oversight to the Society’s programs including direction, funding strategies, partnership and staff development, focusing on a mission to build community through horticulture.

Ms. Roy was selected as a 2007 Eisenhower Fellow to travel to urban centers in Spain, Germany, Belgium, France and Ireland to study best practices in urban open space policies, planning standards and landscape design.  Throughout her career and as a landscape architect for about 20 years, Ms. Roy has been instrumental in the creation and preservation of green space and in the field of community-based design.

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