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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The committee monitors the effects of the City’s trial bike lanes on Spruce and Pine Streets and encourages feedback from residents.
Co-Chairs: Martha Levine and Rick Ketterer
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
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
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: This committee is seeking a new chair.
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