PGAV Destinations has staff members leading youth programs throughout the St. Louis Community. Maura is a board member of University City Children’s Center Annual Take a Seat Auction, which helps support the scholarship fund of the educational and supportive organization. She also regularly volunteers at De La Salle Middle School supporting special events and classes.
Russell is a committee member for the Downtown Children’s Center, providing design and strategy insights for the organization which serves early childhood needs of regional parents. Dave is a member of the Forsyth School Plant and Land Committee; which, having just purchased two adjacent properties, leverages his leadership guidance in a master plan and school operations.
In the artistic community, Amanda and Russell have both served for years as board chairs at AIGA, the St. Louis Chapter of the Professional Association for Design, piloting professional development and events that bring art to hundreds of children throughout the community. In addition, Amanda is a founding member of Brain Drain, a collective of designers, thinkers, urbanists, and problem-solvers working together to enhance the vitality of St. Louis through creative projects.
Throughout the St. Louis community, our staff is involved in a variety of other ways. John is VP of the board of directors for the World Bird Sanctuary, an organization which preserves avian diversity and protects threatened bird species in their natural environments. David divides his time between serving as a board member for the New Jewish Theater, which is St. Louis’s premiere small professional theater, and as a building committee member for the BSKI-Shaare Zedek Synagogue merger, helping to determine the future of the buildings and determining the site for the newly merged synagogue. Ben volunteers his time as a crew leader with Habitat for Humanity, helping teach safe and sustainable home construction practices.