Welcome to Tower Grove South!

The Tower Grove South Neighborhood Association serves the entire TowerGrove South Neighborhood's geographic region. Two board memberrepresentatives are devoted to each quadrant: Northeast, Northwest,Southeast and Southwest.

EXECUTIVE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Debi Pratt

President

Debi (she/her/hers) has lived in the Northeast quadrant for nearly 30 years with her husband, Tom. She is a founding member of the TGSNA, with previous service on the Board. Active with several social justice organizations, Debi is proud to be part of the Connections Committee that works to connect neighbors and promote diversity and inclusion throughout TGS.

Leah Sweetman

Vice-President

Leah and her family live on Potomac. She works in Saint Louis University's Center for Social Action where she connects local nonprofits with the University. She is an active member of the Development Committee. You can find her daily walking her dogs or chasing after her kids.

Robert Boggs

Treasurer

Robert and his partner, Ryan, moved to McDonald Ave (3800) in 2013. Robert has been involved with the TGS Block Captains' Association, helps plan block parties on their block, and takes an active role in bettering the neighborhood. He is committed to the future of TGSNA.

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Joe Mazzola

Recording Secretary

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Rose Moller-Jacobs

Corresponding Secretary

Rose has lived in St. Louis since 2014 and TGS since 2017, and works as a Patent Agent for a local law firm. She's a cat person and enjoys listening to podcasts, doing puzzles, listening to female-led Folk and Americana, and walking around the neighborhood.

QUADRANT DIRECTORS

Mark Abbott

Northeast Quadrant Director

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Joe Grailer

Northwest Quadrant Director

Joe Grailer is a northwest quadrant director and co-chair of the Beautification Committee. He is a project/program manager at Wash U School of Medicine where he designs and builds online training programs for biomedical researchers. He holds a doctorate in educational practice from UMSL where his work focused on designing systems to identify and intervene with developmental education community college students at risk of dropping out. He is a founding partner of the award-winning TGS small business, Paperkeet, and is a co-founder of South City Urban Family Farm (SouthCityFarm.org). He has been a resident of Tower Grove South since 2006 where he lives with his wife, three daughters, and too many pets.

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Adam Mizes

Northwest Quadrant Director

Adam has lived in Tower Grove South since 2017 with his wife and their two cats. He is a manufacturing engineer at a company that makes aircraft parts. He and his wife were drawn to the neighborhood because of the park and the many local establishments within easy walking distance. In his free time, he can often be found toting home bags full of produce from the Tower Grove Farmer's Market, watching his favorite soccer team at Amsterdam Tavern, or riding his bicycle.

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Tom Pratt

Northeast Quadrant Director

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Karen Strombach

Southeast Quadrant Director

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Liz Tegart

Southwest Quadrant Director

Liz and her wife have lived in the neighborhood since 2016. She works in IT for a Saint Louis based healthcare organization. In her spare time, she loves walking to the park, eating at the wonderful restaurants in the neighborhood, hanging with pals, and listening to podcasts!

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Hope Wyss

Southeast Quadrant Director

Hope is new to St. Louis. She and her husband bought in TGS in 2021 because of the park and the architecture of the buildings. Hope is a user researcher and has worked in IT for 20+ years. She's a quilter, gardener, and hiker. And she and her husband love traveling, art, music, and food. 

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Our Mission

The mission of the Tower Grove South Neighborhood Association is to pursue thoughts and actions that
promote the well-being of all who interact with, and live, in our neighborhood.

Our Vision

TGSNA will increase capacity to partner with neighborhood stakeholders to cultivate an empowered
community through acts of service, effective communication, and advocacy.

The Pillars of TGSNA

Tree Lined Path

Encouraging Community Pride

  • Neighborhood garden maintenance community clean-ups

  • Plans for new green spaces and artwork

  • Focus on commercial development

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Facilitate Resident Engagement

  • Neighborhood Happy Hours

  • Community events

  • "Open door" access to the neighborhood association

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Promote and Safeguard General Welfare

  • Connecting residents to resources and volunteer opportunities

  • Promoting resident input in community development and governance