Board of Directors


Old City District is governed by a 19-member board of directors representing major commercial property owners, local business people and residents who are deeply committed to the improvement and maintenance of Old City.


Our office is at 231 Market Street, an easily accessible storefront between 2nd and 3rd Streets. Programs are administered by a staff of four, who conduct ongoing management and operations.


Board of Directors

Job Itzkowitz

Executive Director, Old City District


Christopher P. McGill

Chairman of the Board

Downingtown National Bank


Peter C. Rothberg 

Vice-Chairman of the Board, Registered Committee Organization Co-Chair
Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT


Lynn Martin Haskin, Ph.D.

Secretary of the Board

Old City Resident


Timothy Snowden

Treasurer of the Board

First Service Residential


Leo Addimando
Alterra Properties


Sheryl Bar

Marketing Committee Chair

Old City Resident


Reginald J. Cummings

Walmart Stores, Inc.


Dick Goldberg

Economic Committee Chair, Registered Community Organization Co-Chair

Old City Resident


Patricia Lavelle

Board Development Committee Chair

Colonial Penn


David Neff

Clean & Safe Committee Chair

Neff + Associates



Joseph F. Ritchie

Brandywine Realty Trust


Luca Sena

Penn’s View Hotel


Sonia M. Silverstein

Law Offices of Sonia M. Silverstein


Harvey Spear

E-Z Park/Centra Associates


Albert Taus, AIA, NCARB

Registered Committee Organization Co-Chair

Albert Taus & Associates


Laurie Townsend-Rapp

Samuels & Son Seafood Co.


Hon. Mark Squilla *

Philadelphia City Council



Joshua L. Grimes, Esq.

Grimes Law Offices, LLC


Liaison, Independence National Historic Park

Cynthia MacLeod 

Superintendent, Independence National Historic Park


Gina Gilliam

Public Affairs Officer, Independence National Historic Park


* ex-officio board member 



Brett  T. Mapp

Director of Operations


Kate McGlinchey

Economic Development Coordinator


Gabriella Sacidor

Marketing & Outreach Coordinator