Board Elections


Board Elections06 Mar 2018 06:42 am

The election for the Passyunk Square Board of Directors will be held at the Passyunk Square Civic Association General Membership meeting on May 1, 2018 from 6:30 pm until 7:30 pm. At the April 3, 2018 General Membership Meeting, the Election Committee will present a slate of nominees who will be on the ballot for the May election. YOU can be on that ballot.

Click on this link for more details and for the online candidate information form that must be submitted by 11:59 pm on March 30th. Questions? Nominating Committee Chair Nick Ventrola will be at our March General Meeting.

Suggest a Nominee for the Board!

Do you know someone who would be a great fit for the Passyunk Square Civic Association Board of Directors? Nominate this neighborhood hero using the form at this link! Submissions are due by 11:59 pm on March 30, 2018.

     

Board Elections and Uncategorized11 Apr 2017 12:08 pm

Please come out to the May General Meeting on May 2nd, 2017 at 6:30pm to cast your ballot for the 2017 PSCA Board Elections.  The candidates are campaigning hard, and it is almost the hour to decide their PSCA fates, so get out to vote!!!

 

The Candidates on the 2017 Ballots are as follows:

Sarah Anton (up for re-election)

Jeff Brown (up for re-election)

Jared Klein (up for re-election)

Kristi Buccholz

Monica Montiel

Suzanne Tavani

 

Brief Bios of each candidate:

Sarah Anton – Since joining the board in 2012, Sarah has been a crucial member of the community on the Beautification front, running the Passyunk Garden since it came to fruition and sprouted from a Rachel Ray episode.  Sarah has been the Beautification chair for the past several years.  She has also had a hand in several Art projections in the neighborhood, most notably the Electric Street project on Percy Street (located between Passyunk Ave, 9th street, Wharton and Reed Steets).  Sarah has also oversees the Finance committee and has been the PSCA Treasurer, basically since she started with the Board.

Jeff Brown – Since retiring in 2012, Jeff was elected to the Capitolo Community Garden Governance Council and also the Capitolo Playground Advisory Council, which he remains in those two positions to this day.  He also volunteered as a Neighborhood Ambassador in PSCA’s NAP program in 2014 and participated in flashlight patrols. Jeff was elected to the Board in 2015 and initially was chair of the Outreach Committee, which he later chaired the Trash and Recycling Committee. Since May 2016, he has served as the Secretary of PSCA.

Jared Klein – Jared became involved in the community in 2013, where he joined the zoning committee as a member in the fall, and was later elected zoning chair in December of that same year.  He was elected to the PSCA Board of Directors in 2014, and since June of 2016, he has been President of PSCA.

Kristi Buccholz – Kristi is on the steering committee for Gold Star park (since Aug 2015) and has helped with fundraising and park events throughout that time.  She was a committee member for the 2016 PSCA Art Auction and 2016 House Tour.  In 2017, she took the lead and is Chair for the 2017 Art Auction, which will be a terrific event!  Get your tickets now – on sale at http://passyunksquare.ticketleap.compassyunk-square-art-auction-2017/dates/Apr-28-2017_at_0700PM

Monica Montiel – Monica is a first time candidate for the Board of Directors.  She has a strong passion towards keeping our neighborhood streets clean.  Though she has only been a homeowner in this neighborhood for a short time, she has been a resident in and around for several years, and has developed a great deal of pride for the Passyunk Square Civic Association community.  She wants to do whatever she can to clean the streets and educate people on the value of recycling.

Suzanne Tavani – Suzanne is a third generation, life-long resident of the neighborhood. She has been involved with the PSCA for the past five years in a variety of different aspects.  Her main contributions have included the Annual PSCA House Tour and, currently, as a member of the Zoning Committee (PSCA Zoning Committee Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at St. Maron’s Church).  Suzanne is also an active member of St. Maron’s Maronite Catholic Church, which has been a cornerstone of the neighborhood for over 125 years.

 

Board Elections01 Feb 2016 12:01 am

The election will be held at the Passyunk Square Civic Association General Membership meeting on May 3, 2016 from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. Candidates must meet the following requirements to be on the ballot.

  • The candidate must be an adult (at least 18 years of age) who:
    • Lives or owns property within the neighborhood, or
    • Is a business owner having a principal place of business within the neighborhood
  • The candidate can not have served 10 consecutive years on the Board of Directors immediately prior to this election unless the Board has granted by a ¾ majority vote to extend the term of the candidate

The completed nomination form below must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm, Sunday February 28, 2016. Candidates will receive email confirmation that their application was received within 24 hours of receipt. This form cannot be saved in progress so it is recommended that candidates answer the questions in a separate document then copy and past the text into the form. In addition to the nomination form, first-time candidates must submit proof that the he or she is a resident, property owner or business owner in the neighborhood. ONE of the following documents can be used as proof:

  • Voter registration card
  • Executed lease agreement (either for renter or business owner)
  • Deed
  • Valid driver’s license or state-issued ID with address within boundaries
  • Utility bill
  • Printout of OPA page (with a photo ID)
  • Business Privilege License (for business owner)

Candidates can bring one of the above documents to the March General Membership meeting on March 1, 2016 or the April General Membership meeting on April 5, 2016 and show it to an Election Committee member. Candidates can also email a copy to dan.pohlig@gmail.com OR a copy must be RECEIVED by mail/hand-deliver at 1510 S. 12th Street by 5:00pm, Tuesday, April 5, 2016.

Upon successful completion of this form and nomination at the April General Membership meeting to be a candidate for the Board, the Election Committee will request one headshot photo to be emailed to dan.pohlig@gmail.com or mailed/hand-delivered to 1510 S. 12th Street. Digital photos should be no less than 400px on their smaller dimension.

Please answer the following questions separately and within the character limits given. Your answers will be used in candidate information publications posted on passyunksquare.org, emailed to the membership and shared on the PSCA social media.

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