On the Boards

Salvatore Patti
Salvatore Patti
Posted: April 15, 2014

The Philadelphia Police Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports the Philadelphia Police Department, named Paul K. Leary Jr., attorney and member of the litigation department at Cozen O'Connor, Philadelphia, and Salvatore Patti, senior vice president-commercial banking group leader at PNC Financial Services Group, Philadelphia, to its board.

The Committee of Seventy, a nonpartisan organization working for clean and effective government, fair elections, and a better-informed citizenry in the Philadelphia region, has elected Kenneth A. Gedaka and Patrick T. Pruitt to its board. Gedaka is vice president, communications and public affairs, at FMC Corp. Pruitt is a partner at Ernst & Young L.L.P.

Marc Felgoise and Ian Michel were recently appointed founding board members of the national advisory board for No Labels, a Washington-based political organization of Democrats, Republicans and independents working across party lines to solve problems. Felgoise and Michel are co-principals of Intersect Advisers, a new business advisory and government-relations firm in West Conshohocken.

MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance) has named Stephen Stroup to its board. He is counsel in the litigation department at Drinker Biddle & Reath, Philadelphia.

June Olson has been named president of the Playwicki Farm Foundation, a nonprofit that oversees a preserved 110-acre farm in Lower Southampton Township. She is a horticulturist at Leck's Green Houses.

   Other officers include Jim Kates, retired personnel manager for the City of Philadelphia, vice president; Patrice Luongo, retired director of the Village School, secretary; Joan Woodward, administrator for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, treasurer.

   Board members include Gary Bowman, retired superintendent of the Neshaminy School District and assistant professor at Gwynedd-Mercy College; Rose McMenamin, vice president at 3rd Fed Bank, and Don Rubin, president of Associated Printing & Graphics.

The Foundation for Breast and Prostate Health, a nonprofit Philadelphia health-advocacy organization, has named Evan Solomon to its board. He is founder of EFS Networks Inc.

The Health Partners Plans vice president of government relations and compliance Kearline Jones was recently appointed as the vice chair of Medicaid Health Plans of America's (MHPA) board.

Stephen S. Aichele, a partner in the real estate practice at Saul Ewing, Philadelphia, has been appointed chair-elect of the board of governors of Main Line Health, Radnor.

Susan G. Komen Philadelphia, a nonprofit health-advocacy group, elected the following board members:

   Stephanie Capaccio, director of associate relations for Wawa; Denise DiSimone, senior vice president, corporate finance, at PNC Bank; Leon Levy, founder/president of Leon L. Levy & Associates; Donna M. Massanova, partner at ParenteBeard, and Ahmeenah Young, of the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority.

Janice Solkov was recently appointed to the board of trustees of Achievement House Cyber Charter School. She is a graduate school instructor with the Regional Training Center through Gratz College, Elkins Park.

Joseph Gian-Grasso, a periodontist and owner of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry, was named president of the Academy of Osseointegration. - Mike Zebe

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