Philadelphia School Reform Commission Fills Fifth MemberPhiladelphia School Reform Commission has its full five members with the confirmation with former state welfare secretary Estelle Richman.
Michael Kelly Resigns From Philadelphia Housing Authority After Turning It AroundMichael Kelly had been New York City's public housing director when federal officials brought him to Philadelphia eighteen months ago, after the ouster of Carl Greene.
Temporary Head Of Philadelphia Housing Authority To Stay PermanentlyMichael Kelly, who replaced embattled PHA Chief Carl Greene last year on a temporary basis, will now stay on permanently.
HUD Official Begins Role At Helm Of Philadelphia Housing AuthorityEstelle Richman, a onetime Philadelphia health commissioner, city managing director, and state welfare secretary, is now the sole member of the PHA's board.
Philadelphia Housing Authority Board Gives Up Power To Federal GovernmentEstelle Richman, HUD's Chief Operating Officer, will be the receiver, in effect the PHA board, for one year. She spent time as city managing director during the Street administration.