Alexandra Bowie elected BHA president

The Brooklyn Heights Association has elected Alexandra Bowie, seen here, as its new president, succeeding Jane McGroarty.,

Alexandra has been a member of the BHA board since 2004, serving in a variety of capacities, most recently as first vice president. She has been a freelance consultant to not-for-profit agencies and a freelance writer since 1998, and has lived in the Heights since 1988 with her husband Daniel Richman, a professor at Columbia Law School, and their two children, Matt, a recent graduate of Indiana University, and Becca, a sophomore at Grinnell College.. She is a graduate of Boston University School of Law and Bryn Mawr College.

On the subject of the Heights, she has this to say: “We live in a beautiful neighborhood, with gorgeous tree-lined blocks, the Promenade, open space and sky. But it’s the people that make Brooklyn Heights such a great neighborhood," according to the BHA.

Photo courtesy of Brooklyn Heights Association