2021 Board of Directors

SRDC’s Board of Directors provides vision and direction for Schuylkill Banks. A dynamic partnership of public and private entities is in place to provide effective leadership and governance.

  • Chairman: Gerard H. Sweeney - President & CEO, Brandywine Realty Trust
  • Vice Chairman: Brian Keech, Senior Vice President, Office of Government & Community Relations, Drexel University
  • Treasurer: Anne Papageorge - Vice President, Facilities and Real Estate, University of Pennsylvania
  • Marc J. Armstrong - Managing Principal, Aon
  • Madeline Bell - Chief Executive Officer, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Kathy Cacciola - Vice President, Enterprise Sustainability, Aramark
  • Michael Carroll, PE - Deputy Managing Director, Office of Transportation, Infrastructure, and Sustainability, City of Philadelphia
  • Scott Cooper - President & CEO, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
  • David K. Cuff - President, Pilots’ Association for the Bay and River Delaware
  • Pasquale T. Deon - Chairman, SEPTA
  • Anne Fadullon - Director of Planning & Development, City of Philadelphia
  • Gregory J. Gatta
  • Dr. Amy Gutmann - President, University of Pennsylvania
  • Edward Hazzouri, Esq. - Chairman, Hazzouri & Associates, LLC
  • Kenneth E. Lawrence - Vice Chair, Montgomery County Board of Commissioners
  • Kathy Lentini - Director, Energy & Marketing Services, PECO
  • Joseph McGinn - Vice President of Public Affairs, Energy Transfer
  • Anne Nevins - President, Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation
  • Robert Nix, III, Esq. - President, Pleasant News, Inc.
  • Rodney J. Oglesby - Resident Vice President of Philadelphia, NJ and NYC Government Affairs, CSX
  • Kathryn Ott Lovell - Commissioner, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
  • Michael Rashid - Director of Commerce, City of Philadelphia
  • Rebecca Rhynhart - City Controller, City of Philadelphia
  • Jasmine E. Sessoms - Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Hilco Redevelopment Partners
  • John Westrum - CEO and Chairman, Westrum Development Company

2021-2022 Steering Committee

SRDC's Steering Committee provides additional guidance and support for SRDC in its mission to revitalize the tidal Schuylkill River.

  • Duane Bumb - Senior Deputy Director of Commerce, Philadelphia Department of Commerce
  • Samantha Corson - Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Bill Goetz
  • Alan Greenberger - Drexel University
  • Melissa Heller - Commonwealth Strategies, Inc.
  • Jocelyn Hill - Director of Public Affairs & Assistant General Counsel, Consolidated Rail Corporation
  • Douglas G. Hock * - Executive Vice President & CEO, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • John Hogan, Sr. - The Mariner Insurance Group
  • David Kanthor - Transportation Planner, Philadelphia City Planning Commission
  • Mark Kocent - University Architect, University of Pennsylvania
  • Paul Levy - President & CEO, Center City District
  • John Mondlak - Senior Director of Real Estate Development, City of Philadelphia
  • Aparna Palantino - Deputy Commissioner, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
  • Nancy Trainer - Drexel University

           *represents Madeline Bell on Board