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College Leadership


Dr. Donald Generals


Board of Trustees

The 15-member board is appointed by the mayor of Philadelphia.

Clarence Armbrister

Clarence Armbrister

President, Girard College


Matthew Bergheiser

Executive Director, University City District

Suzanne Biemiller, Vice Chair

Chief of Staff
The American Board of Internal Medicine


Mark Edwards

President and Chief Executive Officer
Philadelphia Works

Lydia Hernández Vélez, Esq

Lydia Hernández Vélez, Esq.

Deputy Managing Director for Aging
City of Philadelphia


V. Steve Herzog

Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, Philadelphia Energy Solution


Mary Horstmann

Chief of Staff, Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity, City of Philadelphia

Willie F. Johnson

Willie F. Johnson

Founder and Chairman of PRWT Services, Inc.


Chad Dion Lassiter

Director, Recovery and Red Cross House
Emergency Services
American Red Cross, Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter

Rosalyn McPherson

Rosalyn McPherson

President and CEO, The Urban League of Philadelphia

Judith Rényi

Judith Rényi

Executive Director
Mayor's Commission on Literacy

The Honorable James R. Roebuck, Jr., Vice Chair

The Honorable James R. Roebuck, Jr., Vice Chair

Pennsylvania State Representative, 188th Legislative District

Stella M. Tsai, Esq., Secretary

Stella M. Tsai, Esq., Secretary

Partner, Archer & Greiner, PC


Jeremiah J. White, Jr., Chair

CEO, White and Associates


Trustees Emeritus

Rhonda R. Cohen, Esq.
Robert S. King (d.)