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Mayor Johnson Appoints Shared Streets Advisory Committee

The Shared Streets advisory committee is made up of city stakeholders to solicit public input and advise the Mayor on future orders affecting the Shared Streets program.

Zachary Bayman has managed and developed boutique and luxury hotels. He is currently the CEO of The Maker Group, which owns and operates The Maker Hotel on Warren Street in Hudson.

Marianne Courville is co-owner of Hudson Wine Merchants (16 years) and The Hudson Standard (6 years). Courville has sat on the board of Hudson Hall for several years and volunteered as a yoga instructor for Perfect Ten and Daytop Village.

Christopher Draghi is a board member of the Hudson Business Coalition and co-owner of Source Adage Fragrances on Warren Street. Prior to moving to Hudson and opening a business, Draghi worked in art direction and branding design for hospitality, fashion, and textile brands.

Kristin Koskowski is a native of Hudson and has worked in the Human Services field for the last 20 years. At this time her main focus of work is with Children and families within Hudson and surrounding areas. Kristin studied Psychology with a focus on substance abuse after graduating from Hudson High School, while further earning several certifications in similar areas of expertise. Kristin volunteers in her community and sits on several committees, both professionally and personally in her home town and is an active member with St. Mary’s Church/Holy Trinity Parish.

Elizabeth Moore is a founding partner of The Gilded Owl, a design shop on Warren Street and the Director of Elizabeth Moore Fine Art, a private art gallery that functions out of her home at 105 Warren Street. Elizabeth has been a full-time resident of Hudson since 2007, and has been actively involved in the art, design, and business communities while serving on the Board of the Hudson Business Coalition. Together with her colleagues on the HBC, Elizabeth conceived of and brought to life the Hudson Design Weekend, a successful fundraising event that was well attended by the community and also attracted a wide range of artists, designers, architects, and retail shop owners.

Dena Moran moved to Columbia County as a full-time resident 20 years ago and opened Olde Hudson a year later. The store has grown from a small market, through four locations, to the current Market and Cafe. Her clients are full-time Hudson residents, weekend homeowners, and tourists.

Allyson Strafella lives and works in Hudson, NY, having a private studio practice alongside her home of 18 years.

Michael Weaver was born and raised in Hudson. He is a 20-year veteran of the volunteer fire service, past Captain and currently a Lieutenant with the Central Fire Station. He is founder of the Hudson NY Public Community Board.

July 24, 2020