Board of Directors

The business and affairs of CREW Philadelphia are managed by a Board of Directors that sets and oversees the accomplishment of the chapter’s strategic goals—furthering the professional development of, and helping to advance the success of, women in commercial real estate.

Serving on the CREW Philadelphia Board of Directors provides a unique opportunity to enhance leadership skills and to expand networking with other ambitious women and men working in commercial real estate.

Reasons to Serve

  • Increase visibility within the CRE industry
  • Develop leadership skills and experience that benefit you and your company
  • Impact the future of women in CRE
  • Expand professional connections
  • Influence the direction of CREW Philadelphia

The 11 members of the CREW Philadelphia Board are the President, President-Elect (and Delegate), Immediate Past President, Secretary, Treasurer, and 5 At-Large Board members, each of whom are elected by the membership, and a second Delegate who is appointed by the Board. CREW Philadelphia Board members each serve staggered terms of 2 years, with the exception that the President-Elect, President, and Immediate Past President serve 1 year terms in each of those positions for a total commitment of 3 years. The second Delegate serves for a term of 1 year. The Board appoints the co-chairs of the standing committees of the Chapter, who serve staggered terms of 2 years.

Expectations of Board Members include:

  • Attending monthly and special meetings, preferably in person
  • Being prepared and informed before each Board meeting
  • Supporting the efforts of the standing committees, including attending events
  • Making a personal donation to CREW Network Foundation
  • Being an ambassador for CREW Philadelphia to build awareness and raise its stature in the real estate community

Eligibility / Qualifications

  • Must be a voting member of CREW Philadelphia in good standing

Nominating and Election Process

  • Nominations for Board positions may be made by any voting Member in good standing, including self-nominations (members of the Election Committee may not nominate).
  • A candidate must complete an application which will be reviewed for eligibility by the Election Committee
  • Elections shall be by ballot at the Annual Meeting by a majority vote of the Members who are present, in person or by proxy, or electronically prior to the Annual Meeting.

2018 Board of Directors

President

Stephanie Sprenkle
stephanie.sprenkle@obermayer.com
Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP
215-665-3200
 

President-Elect | Chapter Delegate

Andrea Lukens
alukens@uedge.com
Urban Edge Properties
215-606-7278
 

Past President

Lynn McDowell
lmcdowell@equuspartners.com
Equus Capital Partners, Ltd
215-575-2474
 

Chapter Delegate

Laura McLaine
LMcLaine@Bancroftusa.com
Bancroft Construction Company
610-568-5233
 

Treasurer

Charmaine Kent
charmaine.kent@presbysinspiredlife.org
Presby's Inspired Life
610-260-1119
 

Secretary

Rosemary Loverdi
rloverdi@dilworthlaw.com
Dilworth Paxson LLP
215-575-7035
 

Director

Sara Anderson
sara.anderson@avisonyoung.com
Avison Young
716-913-4049
 

Director

Stacey Boston
sboston@steelcase.com
Steelcase
215-259-8775

Director

Kathleen Fahy
kfahy@irwinleighton.com
Irwin & Leighton, Inc.
215-901-2778
 

Director

Minnie Sudan
Minnie.sudan@wellsfargo.com
Wells Fargo Bank
919-272-0563

Director

Jessica Thornton
jessica.thornton@wfweng.com
Wick Fisher White
215-627-0200
 

Past Presidents

Sarah E. Peck 1984-1985
Lois Atalla Alexander 1986
Patricia L. Adell 1987
Susan Eaton 1988
Christine E. Brown 1989
Barbara R. Kelly 1990
Mary Colen 1991
H. Hetherington Smith 1992
Midge McCauley 1993
Mary Jean McCorry 1994
Joan C. Rosoff 1995
Shep Houston 1996
Millie C. Korn 1997
Maureen A. Ward 1998
Jennifer Jones 1999
Jacqueline Buhn 2000
Terri S. Johnson 2001
Maureen P. Hobson 2002
Nancy S. Cleveland 2003
Dayle Rosenzweig 2004
Pamela Peters Arms 2005
Lisa Keane 2006
Nina Shallcross 2007
Patricia Marie Patrick 2008
Tina R. Makoulian 2009
Deborah A. Gilmore 2010
Tracy L. Steele 2011
Sharon N. Humble 2012
Janet Kimbleton Grace 2013
Rebecca Udell 2014
Kristina C. Harshany 2015
Jeanne Armstrong 2016
Lynn A. McDowell 2017