December 13, 2015 |
Mayor-elect Jim Kenney announced three more appointments to his administration Friday. Samantha Phillips will continue to serve as director of the Office of Emergency Management; Christine Knapp, currently a deputy chief of staff at the Water Department, will serve as director of the Office of Sustainability; and Eva Gladstein, currently director of the Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity, will serve as deputy managing director for...
December 2, 2015 |
Mark E. Gale, CEO of the Philadelphia International Airport for seven of his nearly 28 years working at the airport, will retire early in 2016. For more than 20 of those years, Gale worked a variety of jobs overseeing airport operations and facilities. Mayor Nutter, who appointed Gale to the CEO post in 2009, made the retirement announcement Monday and called him "an outstanding leader. " "As the city has grown into a world-class destination, Mark has kept Philadelphia International on pace to address the needs of today's air travelers," Nutter said.
July 2, 2015 |
Craig Angelos believes his expertise in building a football stadium and in fund-raising will benefit him in his new job as Temple's deputy director of athletics. Temple announced his hiring on Tuesday. Angelos comes from Florida International University, where he was the senior associate athletic director for revenue enhancement since June 2014. He has worked 24 years in intercollegiate athletics administration. When Angelos served as director of athletics at Florida Atlantic University from 2003 to 2012, he led the effort to build a 30,000-seat football stadium that opened on campus in 2011.
July 19, 2013 |
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers of both parties expressed deep skepticism Wednesday about the government's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records and threatened not to renew the legislative authority that has been used to sanction a program described as "off the tracks legally. " A congressional backlash appeared to be coalescing around the idea that the administration's interpretation of its powers far exceeds what lawmakers intended. At a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, lawmakers forcefully pressed officials from the National Security Agency, the Justice Department, the FBI, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to justify the government's collection and storage of the communications records of vast numbers of Americans.
June 13, 2013 |
WASHINGTON - CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell, who managed the resignation of CIA chief David Petraeus over an extramarital affair and defended the agency's performance over the attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, retired Wednesday. "While I have given everything I have to the Central Intelligence Agency and its vital mission for a third of a century, it is now time for me to give everything I have to my family," Morell said in a statement the agency released. Morell retired after 33 years at the CIA, including two stints as acting director and one as deputy director.
May 24, 2013 |
DR. PAT KRAFT has been named deputy director of athletics at Temple. Kraft previously worked on senior athletic staffs at Indiana and Loyola-Chicago. Kraft spent the past 2 years as executive senior associate athletics director. He had oversight of all external operations, including marketing, ticketing, media relations and fund-raising. He also was responsible for day-to-day management of the department's more than $12 million budget. "I want to thank President Neil Theobald and interim athletic director Kevin Clark for this wonderful opportunity," Kraft said in a statement.
March 12, 2013
Presby's Inspired Life , a Philadelphia region not-for-profit, faith-based ministry that provides continuing care and affordable housing for more than 3,000 seniors in 30 communities, appointed the following board members: Brent James Eelman , moderator of the Presbytery of Philadelphia and pastor, Abington Presbyterian Church; Laurence M. Merlis, president and chief executive officer of Abington Health; and Marilyn Dyson, retired, volunteer...
March 9, 2013
Saying he wanted to provide better service to Philadelphia's growing immigrant population, Mayor Nutter signed an executive order Thursday establishing the Mayor's Office of Immigrant and Multi-Cultural Affairs. The office will seek to improve access to city services for people whose English is limited. It also will help develop economic opportunities and educational resources. Nutter named Jennifer Rodriguez executive director of the office. She will be paid $100,000. Fernando Treviño-Martínez will serve as deputy director and will be paid $90,000.
February 18, 2013
CareKinesis Inc. , a Moorestown provider of personalized medication-management and pharmacy services for high-risk populations, hired Joseph J. Filippoli as senior vice president and chief information officer. Filippoli formerly served as the director of information management at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Rebecca Gray and Amber Kerstetter were promoted to directors in the Strategic Relations Group at Turner Investments, an employee-owned Berwyn investment-management firm.
January 13, 2013
Margaret Brewer, 82, a retired brigadier general who was the first woman to hold that rank in the Marine Corps and who led the Marines' public affairs division late in her career, died of complications of Alzheimer's disease Jan. 2 at a retirement community in Springfield, Va. Gen. Brewer joined the Marine Corps in 1952 and held a variety of roles in officer recruiting and training, personnel management, and public affairs before she was made a...