Society Hill Civic Association’s ALL VOLUNTEER committees regularly undertake community initiatives, remaining vigilant about matters that impact all residents in America’s most historic square mile. Residents are encouraged to join the Association and participate in various committee activities. Below is a list of current committees and their chairs. For more information, contact Matt DeJulio at

Complete Streets Committee

The committee monitors the effects of the City’s trial bike lanes on Spruce and Pine Streets and encourages feedback from residents.
Co-Chairs: David Rucki and Rick Ketterer

Block Coordinators

With more than 60 volunteer block coordinators throughout Society Hill, SHCA can disseminate information quickly to members of the community. Block coordinators forward important association information through emails or the distribution of flyers to everyone on their block or in their building.
Chair: Martha Levine

CDAG Committee

This Central Delaware Advocacy Group advocates for sensible development along our historic waterfront following the guidelines of the overlay plan presented by Penn Praxis in 2008.
Delegates: Jim Moss and Rick Herskovitz

Clean Up Day Committee

A solid core of dedicated citizens get out their brooms and trash bags twice a year to clean our streets. We are always looking for volunteers.
Chair: Susan Collins.

Crosstown Coalition

In 2009, the City of Philadelphia announced it was instituting a major overhaul of the zoning code. The committee is working with other neighborhood associations to make sure neighborhoods have a say in zoning matters.
Delegates: Rosanne Loesch and Mary Tracy
Crosstown Zoning Committee Delegate: Lorna Katz Lawson