FOBH Board Member

Maureen Stoddard Marlow is a fourth-generation Staten Islander with a deep appreciation for the Island’s history and natural history. She attributes her love of Staten Island’s open spaces to her childhood in the mid-Island neighborhood of Bulls Head, with its woods, fields, and farms at the time. She now lives in West Brighton, not far from Silver Lake Park, “originally created as Staten Island’s response to Manhattan’s Central Park and Brooklyn’s Prospect Park” (  She is an editor and grants manager at the New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities, Staten Island.