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

YouthBuild Philly Comprehensive Plan

BOARD OF TRUSTEES 2018-2019

Martin Brigham (Board Chair)
Attorney, Raynes Lawn Hehmeyer

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 (Retired)

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)
Director, Executive Search, Comcast Corporation

Tiffanie Talley-Baines (Human Resource Committee Chair)
Vice President, Store Manager III, TD Bank

Keith Anderson
Manager, IT Operations, ECFMG

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

Timothy Daniel
Senior Advisor, International SOS, Inc.

Charles Esser
Founder and Director, Philadelphia Community School

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
VP National Sales Strategy & Insights, Comcast Corporation

Sai Yerrapathruni
Senior Associate, Aegis Property Group

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

The following currently serve on the Fundraising Committee:

Isaiah Johnson
YouthBuild Philly Alumnus

Elina Tonkova
Associate Director of Communications and Stewardship, University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Amanda Klopf
Senior Tax Associate, EY

The following currently serve on the Finance Committee:

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

Michael McGuire
Account Executive, Johnson, Kendall & Johnson

Wayne W. Williams 
Assistant Professor, Fox School of Business, Temple University

The following currently serve on the Program Committee:

Elliott Brown
YouthBuild Philly Alumnus

Eddie Burns
New Business Implementation, AmeriHealth Administrators

Nicole Connell
Special Advisor to the Commissioner, Philadelphia Dept. of Behavioral Health & Intellectual disAbility Services.

Lisette Gonzalez
Community Benefits Advisor, UPMC Health Plan

Benjamin Goodstein
CEO, BGood Worldwide

The following currently serve on the Human Resources Committee:

Brea Arthur
Absence Management Specialist, Comcast

Lizandra Luber
US Recruitment Specialist, Taylor & Francis Group

Alicia Smith
CHRO, Resources for Human Development

Samantha Tyrol
AVP, HR Recruiter II, TD Bank

Michelle Ziegler-Bradford
AVP, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist, TD Bank

FRIENDS OF YOUTHBUILD PHILADELPHIA BOARD OF TRUSTEES 2018-2019

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

Board Meetings (2018-2019)

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. 

Board Meeting
Thursday,  August 9, 2018, 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Board Meeting
Thursday, October 11, 2018, 8:45 am to 11:00 am

A special meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. 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.

Board Meeting
Friday, December 14, 2018, 8:45 am to 11:00 am

A special meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. to discuss and vote on expulsions. For further information about the meeting please contact Eva Lexie, elexie@youthbuildphilly.org, 215 627 8671 x. 24.

Executive Committee Meeting
Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Board Meeting
Friday, February 8, 2019, 8:45 am to 11:00 am

A special meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. to discuss and vote on an expulsion; and to approve the organization’s form 990. For further information about the meeting please contact Eva Lexie, elexie@youthbuildphilly.org, 215 627 8671 x. 24.

Executive Committee Meeting
Friday, March 15 2019, 9:00 am to 11:00 am

A special meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. to discuss and vote on two expulsions. For further information about the meeting please contact Eva Lexie, elexie@youthbuildphilly.org, 215 627 8671 x. 24.

A special meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. to discuss and vote on two expulsions. For further information about the meeting please contact Eva Lexie, elexie@youthbuildphilly.org, 215 627 8671 x. 24.

Annual Board Meeting
Thursday, June 6, 2019, 8:45 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

October 23, 2018

October 11, 2018

August 9, 2018

June 8, 2018

March 29, 2018

March 16, 2018

February 2, 2018

December 15, 2017

October 9, 2017