Announcing Stoneleigh's Newest Board Members

 

We are delighted to announce that several new members have joined Stoneleigh’s Board of Directors. 
Jody Greenblatt, Stacy Holland and Wendell Pritchett will begin their service in September, 2016.  

Jody Greenblatt

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Jody Greenblatt joins the Board of Directors with a significant track record of working with youth-serving systems in Philadelphia.  She currently serves as the Deputy Chief for Climate and Safety at the School District of Philadelphia.  She was chosen to fill this role after completing a three-year Stoneleigh Fellowship that involved successfully engaging with School Reform Commissioners, District leaders, and youth-serving system partners to develop a comprehensive school safety and climate strategy.  Prior to her Fellowship, Jody worked in a variety of capacities in Philadelphia’s legal system, including as a Juvenile Master, a Law Clerk at the Family and Criminal Divisions of the Court of Common Pleas, and as an Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Philadelphia’s Law Department.


Stacy Holland

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Stacy Holland joins the Board with an extensive career devoted to ensuring that Philadelphia’s young people have access to the academic, career, and support services they need to thrive.  She currently serves as Executive Director of The Lenfest Foundation, where she oversees the Foundation’s strategy to invest in early learning, out-of-school-time programming, and career and technical education.  Prior to her position at Lenfest, Stacy spent 14 years leading the Philadelphia Youth Network, which she co-founded; she also worked as Chief of Strategic Partnerships for the School District of Philadelphia.


Wendell Pritchett

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Wendell Pritchett joins the Board with a wealth of expertise in issues ranging from urban development and housing to k-12 and post-secondary education.  He is currently a Presidential Professor of Law and Education at the University of Pennsylvania's Law School.  Prior to his appointment, he served as Interim Dean of the Law School from 2014 to 2015 and as Chancellor of Rutgers-Camden from 2009 to 2014.  Wendell has also worked as an attorney representing nonprofit organizations in the development of affordable housing and has held various policy roles, including Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of Policy for former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Director of District Offices for US Representative Thomas Foglietta, and Chair of the Urban Policy Task Force for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign.


 

Henry Bernstein joined the Board this March.

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Henry Bernstein joins the Board after serving The Pew Charitable Trusts for more than 15 years in a succession of increasingly responsible roles, including Grants Manager, Treasurer, and Senior Vice President before retiring in 2015. He also brings with him more than three decades of experience as an active volunteer on the boards and financial committees of several nonprofit organizations, including the Eromin Center, ActionAIDS Inc., Delaware Valley Legacy Fund, and The Pew Research Center.