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.


2019 Board pictured

Board of Directors

President

Partner, Dilworth Paxson LLP
(215) 575-7035

President-Elect

Vice President, Clemens Construction Company, Inc.
(215)567-5757 (248)

Past President

Vice President | Development, Retail, Brookfield Properties
(215)606-7278

Delegates

Senior Associate, Director of Business Development, JDavis Architects
(610)368-4889
Vice President, Clemens Construction Company, Inc.
(215)567-5757 (248)

Treasurer

Assistant Comptroller, Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
(610)260-1119

Secretary

Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
(215)918-3627

Directors

Mid-Atlantic Sales Director, Haworth Inc.
(215)259-8775
Business Development, First American Title Insurance Company - National Commercial Services
(267)698-9390
Director of Business Development, Irwin & Leighton, Inc.
(215)901-2778
Vice President - Real Estate Relationship Manager, TD Bank
(856)874-2479
Regional Sales Director, Herman Miller, Inc.
(215)692-9120

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
Stephanie J. Sprenkle 2018
C. Andrea Lukens 2019