NLArts Board of Directors
- President- Jennifer Trachtman Jenifer Trachtman is Director of Development for the Philadelphia Education Fund, where she oversees a development and marketing strategy aimed at increasing and diversifying the flow of supporting grants and gifts. Before joining the Ed Fund, Ms. Trachtman was the Director of Development for the Library Company of Philadelphia. She also held a 14-year tenure as Director of Development at Tyler School of Art of Temple University.Ms. Trachtman holds an M.B.A. from Temple University and a B.A. in Art History from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
- Vice President- Jennifer Desnouee Jenni Desnouee has been working to connect art, education and community in Philadelphia for 25 years. Jenni holds a masters in Art Education and is certified as a K-12 Art Teacher. She has taught pre-service art education classes at Moore College of Art, Temple University and St. Joseph’s University. She has recently helped to design curriculum for the Barnes Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery. Jenni also currently serves as the Co-President of the parents group for Northern Liberties public school, General Phillip P. Kearny Elementary.
Dr. Phillips is principal and CEO of the healthcare communications company Vox Medica, Inc., an independent company founded in 1953. He also serves as a Trustee and is a member of the Academic Affairs, Nominations, Audit and Executive Committees at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. He is a Senior Scholar in the School of Population Health and Policy at Jefferson Medical College.
Dr. Phillips lives in the Northern Liberties neighborhood of Philadelphia, has a wonderful family and is a passable highland bagpiper.
- Board Member- Tia Hall
- Board Member- Ah-Young Kim Ah Young Kim, M.A., Museum Educator & Coordinator of School Partnerships, Philadelphia Museum of Art, has experience in museum education dating back over ten years. As Coordinator of School Partnerships at PMA, Kim oversees the development of teaching resources, the coordination of community outreach and cultural events, and the organization of school and teacher programs for the Museum’s Education department. Kim received a Master of Arts degree in Museum Education from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia and MFA in painting from Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She has been a resident of NoLib since 2004.