Board and Key Staff

Board of Directors:

David G. Wilson, Deputy Managing Director, City of Philadelphia – Chair, Designee of the Managing Director
Robin Ackerman
Karen Belfi
Adam Corbett, VMD
Sandra Jones, Esq
Carrie Ruddell Maria
Bobby Henon, City Councilman 6th District
Colena Johnson-Kemp, DVM
Loren Jean McCutcheon
Dayna Villa


Staff Leadership:

Vincent Medley, Executive Director
Audra Houghton, Operations Director
Tara Schernecke, Director of Field Services
Carolyn Fitzgerald, Director of Lifesaving
Hillary Herendeen, VMD, Medical Director

Board Meetings

Starting in July 2017, the ACCT Philly Board of Directors will begin meeting once a month. Each month either a public session or a closed board session will be held.

Upcoming Meetings

Monday, October 23 6:00 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Free Public Library, 1901 Vine Street


Public Sessions

When: Public sessions will be held October 23, and December 18, 2017.
Where: Location TBD.
Agenda: ACCT Staff and Board Announcements from 6:00 to 6:30 PM; public discussion from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Meeting notes will be prepared and responses to any unanswered questions or issues will be posted to the ACCT website within 10 days of the meeting.
ACCT Philly Attendees: At least one board member and members of the ACCT Executive Team will attend the meetings.
Process: Any person who would like to speak must sign in at the meeting and include their email address. Commentary will be heard in order of the sign-up sheet. Each person will have no longer than five minutes, which allows approximately 14 people to speak. Anyone unable to follow this process will be asked to leave the meeting.
Other Opportunities: Individuals may also discuss items during the Executive Director’s regularly scheduled open office hours which are every 3rd Saturday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM or through email.

Closed Sessions

When: November 20, 2017.
Where: Municipal Services Building, 14th Floor, Room 1450
Agenda: 6:00 to 7:00 PM: general board meeting, staff updates and any new business. 7:00 to 8:00 PM: strategic planning, follow up from previous meetings, committee updates, report on progress and outstanding issues that were brought up in the previous prior meeting. Board Minutes and reports will be made available on the ACCT Philly website.

Board Minutes, Reports and Presentations


Board Bylaws

Annual reports and 990s