Board Members

Board Officers


Julie Stapleton-Carroll
Program Director, Blackstone Launchpad Philadelphia, Temple University

Vice President

Umi Howard
Director, Lipman Family Prize, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania


Luke Smith
Attorney, Radice Law Firm, PC


Mark Sellers
Attorney; Treasurer, Historic Germantown


Board Members

Yvonne B. Haskins
Esquire, Real Estate Attorney and Developer

Joe Martin
Founder and CEO, Acclaim Academy

Steven Coleman
President, Aegis Group + Business Consultant, Awbury Neighbors Association

Stan Smith
Principal,, President of, Operator of The Pegasus Room

Clayton Justice
Personal Trainer, President, Men Who Care of Germantown

Lynn Washington
Owner, Books N Stuff Bookstore

Guthrie Ramsey
Edmund J. and Louise W.. Kahn Term Professor
Of Music, University of Pennsylvania

Zack Bird, faux finish technique to hide graffiti
April 12, 2013
Tagged as

Article on Zach Bird- One of the Panelists at GU’s Sustainability Forum

Check out Inquirer Article on one of the panelists for GUCDC’s Sustainability Forum Germantown resident turns cleanup artist By Karen Heller, Inquirer Columnist POSTED: April …

April 8, 2013

A new push to clean up Germantown and Chelten Ave. business district

by Erin Purcell and Max Pulcini, Mar. 27, 2013

April 7, 2013

Germantown’s PARK(ing) day features artistic energy, civic collaboration

September 23, 2012 By Alaina Mabaso for NewsWorks Germantown residents didn’t seem to mind giving up several parking spaces for some unorthodox temporary arts and community …

April 5, 2013

Nerd-Event Scalper Now an Official Job Title in Philly

Wednesday, February 29, 2012, by Liz Spikol The group Germantown United CDC, founded last year, is trying to change things. “Germantown is an incredible neighborhood, with endless historical …

Yvonne Haskins at PHA meeting on Queen's Lane Apartment Potter's Filed Issue

G’TOWN Radio Podcast- Yvonne Haskins

In our first installment of G-town Radio’s new podcast series, The Northwest Soapbox, attorney Yvonne Haskins of Germantown United CDC speaks about Germantown’s prominent past, …

Germantown UNITED first meeting
Tagged as
One Comment

New Germantown CDC tries to “dream big” about neighborhood’s future — NewsWorks

November 18, 2011 By Kristen Mosbrucker  for NewsWorks Nearly two dozen Germantowners met at the renovated Greene Street YMCA to “dream big” about the future of …

Historic Germantown

Germantown United CDC Recruiting Board Members, Seeks to Revitalize ‘Freedom’s Backyard’ |

By Andy Sharpe | Posted on Monday, April 9th, 2012 Germantown stands out as a neighborhood whose glorious history smacks against its challenging present. It is a …

Andrew Trackman, GU President
Tagged as ,

In Germantown, Leadership Paralysis Endures

NOVEMBER 16, 2012 |  BY RYAN BRIGGS The Sav-a-Lot opened last December, but rather than dissolving, Germantown United used the attention and membership it had gained to …