The Chair of the Board of Trustees is Jacquelynn Puriefoy-Brinkley, former president of the Yeadon Borough Council. Below is a partial list of institutional members.
If your institution would like to join the First Suburbs Project, click here for a Membership Application.
Chapel of the Good Shepherd
City of Coatesville
Drexel Hill United Methodist Church
Fair Housing Council of Suburban Philadelphia
The Garden Church
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Organizational Development and Leadership Program
Presbytery of Philadelphia
Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County
Upper Darby Township
Wallingford Presbyterian Church
William Penn School District
Victory Christian Fellowship
Yeadon Civic Association
Member institutions have up to two votes at Steering Committee meetings.
Members can bring up to 20 people for free to First Suburbs Project events (e.g., annual membership meeting, Public Forum).
Members can participate on sub-committees, deliberations, and meetings with legislators and decision makers.
Members receive generous benefits to leadership training for themselves and their constituents. For instance, the Building One America Leadership Training is $600 for members, as opposed to the full price of $1200 for non-members.
Dues are determined by the size of the institution and range from $375-$1,500