Board Members

NLArts Board of Directors

  • President: Jennifer Trachtman is Director of Development for the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia where she oversees a development and marketing strategy aimed at increasing and diversifying the flow of supporting grants and gifts. Before joining Monell, she was Development Director at the Philadelphia Education Fund and 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: Denith Quinones-Allen is a long time resident of Northern Liberties and mother of two children.  Dineth works as a Legal Billing Specialist at Weber Gallagher and attends Peirce College. Dineth’s love for Northern Liberties and Art began as a child growing up on George St. in Northern Liberties. Dineth loves planning parties and introducing her children to all forms of art and music. Dineth is an active parent on the Greenfield Elementary Home and School Association.
  • Tia Hall is a mom, educator and actress who taught during NLArts Summer Camps 2010, 2011 and 2012 and is now happy to serve on the Board of the organization. In her free time, Tia is the administrator of a college prep program that is part of the Philadelphia Education Fund.

  • Don 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.

  • Treasurer/Secretary Monika Kreidie is a founding member of NLArts, mom and arts administrator.
  • Katrina MansfieldKatrina Mansfield has been advocating for the neighborhood and volunteering at children’s events during her twenty-year residency in Northern Liberties. Her background is in fine arts and commercial graphics. During its 2015 season, Katrina (Miss Kat) was Director of NLArts, establishing a rapport with campers and parents alike. “I didn’t know how essential NLArts was to the neighborhood (and beyond) until I became directly involved. Not only do campers look forward to hanging out with their friends, but parents can count on dependable child care during the last dog days of summer.”


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