Tacony Selects a New Executive Director
We have been a trusted advisor to the Tacony Community Development Corporation in Northeast Philadelphia since they first began their commercial corridor work in 2009. During that time, they have taken on some really amazing projects. Recently their longstanding Executive Director left for a new position, and they asked for our assistance to organize a search for his replacement.
Over four months, we guided the board appointed Search Committee as they updated the job description...
Job Description Tacony Community Development Corporation Executive Director Job
Here is the PDF of the Job description for the Tacony Community Development Corporation Executive Director job. It is open now, and closes on March 28., 2022
This is a great job for somone wth 7 years of experience who is interested in real estate and community development activities. We are serving as the search coordinator.
Bylaw Review for Eureka Springs, AR, and West Memphis, AR
We often help downtown organizations to review and update their bylaws either because they are old and out of date, or because the organization wants to change particular bylaw practices that make no sense anymore. The COVID pandemic and its aftermath made the Eureka Springs Main Street board reconsider its bylaws. We worked closely with the longstanding Executive Director, Jacqueline Wolgan, to bring them up to date.
West Memphis, AR’s long-standing Main Street program wanted to change...
Presentations at Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois Main Street state conferences
This fall we spoke at three statewide Main Street conferences in Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Illinois. For the Pennsylvania Downtown Center, the first “in person” conference held in two years, we spoke about “The Board’s Role in Fundraising.” For the Indiana Main Street program, we made a Zoom presentation with Sheri Stuart, State Coordinator for the Oregon Main Street program, about the new fundraising handbook we coauthored called “Increasing Your Main...
Germantown United CDC Board Retreat
We often provide board retreats for downtown organizations and are looking forward to working again with the Germantown United CDC in Northwest Philadelphia as they work with the board to focus on board recruitment as the organization emerges from the Pandemic. The officers and staff will create the setting for the conversation by reviewing the status of their five-year Strategic Plan and determining what opportunities and challenges lie ahead. The organization is fortunate to have a robust...