Our Board of Trustees is composed of active and caring leaders and professionals. The board is instrumental in building and maintaining relationships and acquiring support in the local community. You can reach the board by emailing board@youthbuildphilly.org.

Grievance Policy and Procedures

BOARD OF TRUSTEES 2017-2018

Martin Brigham (Board Chair)
Attorney, Raynes McCarty

Robert Totaro (Board Vice Chair)
Founder and CEO, RCT Advisors

Roxanne Tillman (Board Secretary)
Senior Manager, Individual Advisory Services, TIAA

James Mergiotti (Board Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair)
President & CEO, Peirce College

Kiley Smith Kelly (Fundraising Committee Chair)
Principal, EY

David E. Thomas (Program Committee Chair)
Associate VP, Strategic Initiatives                                                                                              Dean, Division of Access and Community Engagement                                                    Community College of Philadelphia

Khalilah Lawson (Governance Committee Chair)
Senior Associate, Witt/Kieffer

Michael McPhilmy (HR Committee Chair)
VP, Human Resource Development, SouthCo, Inc.

Alfred Essandoh
Lead Consultant, Essandoh Consultants LLC

Jared Farbman
Senior Strategy Analyst, Vanguard

Erin McNamara Horvat
Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, Drexel University

Scott Lillis
Managing Director & Senior Wealth Advisor, Bessemer Trust

Melanie McCottry
Director, Public Affairs, PGW

Jim Multari
Vice President, Retail Experience & Operations, Comcast Corporation

Nathan Norstrud
Senior Manager, Corporate Strategy, The Vanguard Group

Shannon Phillips
Regional Director, Starbucks Coffee Company

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

The following currently serve on the Fundraising Committee:

Nadine Lomakin
Consultant  

Sai Yerrapathruni
VP of Business Development, Skanska USA

The following currently serve on the Finance Committee:

Timothy Daniel
Executive Vice President, International SOS, Inc.

Todd Marzolf
Senior Project Consultant,  IT Business Management, Willis Towers Watson

Wayne W. Williams                                                                                                            Education Services Director, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative  Community College of Philadelphia

The following currently serve on the HR Committee:

Claire Robertson-Kraft
Founder & Director,  ImpactED

The following currently serve on the Program Committee:

Graham Brent                                                                                                                                      Chief Executive Officer, NCCCO Testing Services, LLC.

Timothy Daniel
Executive Vice President, International SOS, Inc.

Charles Esser
Director, Philadelphia Community School

Christina Grant
Assistant Superintendent, Opportunity Network, School District of Philadelphia

Mel Payne
Consultant

Claire Robertson-Kraft
Founder & Director,  ImpactED

Yolanda Stallings
Deputy Commissioner, Executive Chief of Strategic Services, Philadelphia Fire Academy

FRIENDS OF YOUTHBUILD PHILADELPHIA BOARD OF TRUSTEES 2017-2018

John Andrew Gallery (Board Chair)

James Davis (Board Treasurer)
Professor, Department of Education Leadership and Policy Studies, Temple University

Richard Gitlen (Secretary)
Chief Operating Officer, Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May Counties

Upcoming Meetings (2017-2018)

All board meetings, unless otherwise noted, are held at YouthBuild Philly: 1231 N. Broad St., 5th Floor, Philadelphia PA 19122. Meetings are open to the public. 

Executive Committee Meeting
Thursday, July 27, 2017, 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Board Meeting
Friday, August 11, 2017, 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Special Board Meeting
Thursday, August 24, 2017, 4:00 pm

A special meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held  via conference call to approve the Student Handbook, school calendar, program and curriculum updates, and personnel salaries. For further information about the meeting please contact Eva Lexie, elexie@youthbuildphilly.org, 215 627 8671 x. 24.

Board Meeting
Friday, September 29, 2017, 8:45 am to 11:00 am

Special Board Meeting

Monday, October 9, 2017, 8:30 am

A special meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held to discuss and vote on an expulsion. For further information about the meeting please contact Eva Lexie, elexie@youthbuildphilly.org, 215 627 8671 x. 24.

Executive Committee Meeting
Thursday, November 2, 2017, 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Board Meeting
Friday, December 15, 2017, 8:45 am to 11:00 am

Executive Committee Meeting
Thursday, January 25, 2018, 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Board Meeting
Friday, February 2, 2018, 8:45 am to 11:00 am

Board Meeting
Friday, March 16, 2018, 8:45 am to 11:00 am

Executive Committee Meeting
Thursday, April 26, 2018, 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Annual Board Meeting
Friday, June 8, 2018, 8:30 am to 11:15 am

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, OR IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PLACED ON THE AGENDA TO COMMENT AT A MEETING, PLEASE CONTACT:
Eva Lexie
(215) 627 8671, Ext. 24
elexie@youthbuildphilly.org

Board Meeting Minutes

August 24, 2017

August 11, 2017

July 6, 2017

June 21, 2017

June 9, 2017

May 11, 2017

March 16, 2017

February 9, 2017

December 16, 2016

November 10, 2016

September 15, 2016