Board of Directors:

  • Joanna Otero-Cruz, Deputy Managing Director, City of Philadelphia – Chair, Designee of the Managing Director
  • Robin Ackerman
  • Adam Corbett, VMD
  • Sandra Jones, EsqBobby Henon, City Councilman 6th District
  • Colena Johnson-Kemp, DVM
  • Dayna Villa
  • Marsha Perelman


Staff Leadership:

Susan Russell, Executive Director
Adam Bates, Interim Director of Operations, Director of Community Services
Hillary Herendeen, VMD, Medical Director
Tara Schernecke, Director of Field Services


Board Meetings

The ACCT Philly Board of Directors meet once a month for either a closed board meeting or open public session. Meeting minutes from both sessions are available on this webpage in the section below.

2018 Board Meeting (Private) Schedule

Time and Location:
6 p.m. at the Municipal Services Building, Room 1450
1401 John F Kennedy Blvd

  • January 28th
  • February 25h
  • March 18th

Board Minutes, Reports and Presentations

Public Session Minutes

April 16th, 2018 Public Board Meeting – Q & A

The ACCT Board appreciates the members of the public who took the opportunity to come to come to our Open Annual Board Meeting on Monday, April 16th.  We heard many great questions, and have taken the time to answer the questions we could not cover during the meeting.  The Questions and Answers are available below.

Board Meeting Questions and Answers



Board Bylaws