Staff Listing


Jerome JacksonExecutive Director

Jerome M. Jackson is the Executive Director of Northside Leadership Conference (NSLC).  Using decades of experience in community consensus building, grass roots outreach and community economic development, Jerome leads NSLC in its mission to work together to make the Northside a vibrant, healthy, diverse, and equitable place for all. NSLC carries out its mission by providing advocacy and coordination of development activities for our member groups. Jerome also has extensive experience and expertise in the areas of program management, mediation, training, community organizing and youth development.

Kelly MacKayOffice Manager
Since March of 2005, Kelly has served as the coordinator for the Northside Leadership Conference’s annual fundraising dinner and also fills the role of Office Manager.  Kelly comes to us from Butler Gas Products Company, Inc., a specialty gas and welding distributor. Kelly has over twenty years of sales and customer service experience. She also ran a family construction business for 10 years.


Vacant, Real Estate Director 




Maggie Yenchick, Allegheny General Hospital Partnership Coordinator

Maggie relocated from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh in 2017 to attend Point Park University, where she earned her bachelor's degree in SAEM in 2021. She is an animal lover and enjoys traveling as well as the outdoors. Maggie is excited about being able to use her passion for helping others and improving the community to serve the residents of the Northside.

We are now partnering with Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy!

For questions regarding the Allegheny Commons Park, please contact:

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy
South Side Office (Main)
45 South 23rd Street, Suite 101, Pittsburgh PA, 15203.
412-682-7275 ext 239