Suzy Drinan President

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Suzy Drinan has been an active member of PCCP since 1996, serving many positions on the Board and was elected President in 2009. In addition to this role, Suzy is a program consultant to Community Land Trust Corporation, an organization specializing in environmental issues, related to the urban core and preservation of open green space. She has held positions with the Dept of Public Health in Philadelphia and the State Dept of Mental Health in Massachusetts, and continues to serve on other non-profit boards.

 

Lynda Orfanelli Vice President 

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Lynda currently holds the position of Civil Service Commissioner for the City of Philadelphia. This is a retirement job following a long career with The City where she held several positions, including Human Resources Director for 5 years and First Deputy Finance Director for 6 years. She started with The City as a Management Trainee. In addition, Lynda has extensive experience on a variety of boards and civic associations.

Jeff Hornstein Vice President

jeffJeff is Director of Financial & Policy Analysis for the Philadelphia City Controller, working on critical issues relating to Philadelphia's fiscal health and the production of data-driven policy analyses. His unit has become an "internal think-tank" within City government.

He has demonstrated his leadership with the Queen Village Neighbors Association in supporting neighborhood public schools and working to bridge racial and class divides in the neighborhood. He was also instrumental in the formation of the Philadelphia Crosstown Coalition, a citywide "chamber of civic associations."

Jeff is a participant in the Economy League's Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange and ran for City Council in 2011 on a platform of comprehensive tax reform and job creation.

Edgar Rosenthal Treasurer

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Attended Philadelphia public schools, graduated from Central High and then obtained undergraduate and graduate degrees in political science from the University of Pennsylvania.

In 1955 Edgar joined the Pennsylvania Economy League, Eastern Division, a non-profit civic agency, whose purpose is to promote better government through research into fiscal, management and planning issues.

Edgar retired in 1994, having served more than 39 years with the PEL. For many years he was Director of Research.

Upon retirement, volunteer positions, included treasurer of the PCCP, the Philadelphia Trail Club and the residents association of the Watermark (a retirement facility). Other volunteer positions included tax counseling for the elderly (AARP) and mentoring Philadelphia public elementary school children.

Nancy Callan Secretary

nancyNancy Kammerdeiner Callan retired after nearly 39 years with the City of Philadelphia, where she held numerous administrative and managerial positions in the offices of the Managing Director, Mayor, and Director of Finance, as well as nearly twelve years as Revenue Commissioner.

In retirement, Nancy chairs the Philadelphia Tax Review Board, an administrative appeals board; is President of the Board of the Geographical Society of Philadelphia; and is Treasurer of the Overbrook Farms Club.

 

Lynne Kotranski, PhD Board Member

L-Kotranski headshot-croppedLynne Kotranski, Ph.D. is an independent consultant providing evaluation, research and assessment Services in the area of public health and social services.

Prior to becoming an independent consultant, Dr. Kotranski was Managing Director for Research and Evaluation at Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC). At PHMC, Dr. Kotranski coordinated research, evaluation and assessment activities across PHMC's broad organizational structure.

Dr. Kotranski's areas of research interest include health services research on health status and access to care for at-risk population groups, the elderly, and across diverse urban communities.

Dr. Kotranski has a doctorate in Sociology from Temple University.

Pedro Rodriguez Board Member

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Pedro Rodriguez is a seasoned community activist and organizer, currently serving as Director of the Office of Human Resources for the City of Philadelphia. Prior to working full time for the City, Rodriguez worked for Enroll America, a national organization which identifies uninsured Philadelphians in need of coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Previously, Rodriguez was Executive Director of the Action Alliance of Senior Citizens of Greater Philadelphia and, under Mayor Ed Rendell, he served as Assistant Director of the Philadelphia Empowerment Zones. Additionally, Rodriguez served as an AIDS educator at Congreso de Latinos Unidos, an Executive Vice-President of the Alliance for Retired Americans, and Associate Editor of the weekly Community Focus/Enfoque Comunal, the largest bilingual newspaper in Pennsylvania. Rodriguez is also a former Commissioner of the City's Civil Service Commission. 

Andy Toy Board Member

AndyAndrew Toy is the Development and Communications Manager for SEAMAAC (Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Associations Coalition), a non-profit organization that serves the needs, advocates on behalf of and supports growing opportunities for refugees and immigrants in Philadelphia. Previously, Andy was most recently the Managing Director of the Eastern Tower/Chinatown Community Center project, and worked at The Enterprise Center (TEC) as Senior Director of Business Development.

Andy ran for at-Large seat in the Democratic primary for Philadelphia's City Council in 2011, and
is currently the Treasurer of Philanthropy Network of Greater Philadelphia, Secretary and Governance Chair of The Merchants Fund, Treasurer of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, Board Member of Culture Trust and the Mayor's Commission on Asian American Affairs and was an appointee on the Philadelphia Zoning Code Commission.