RAD board members

March 8, 2018

RAD Welcomes New Board Member; Elects Officers for 2018

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PITTSBURGH­—At a public meeting today, the Allegheny Regional Asset District Board welcomed a new Board member, elected officers for the year, and approved two new Special Project grants.

RAD Board Chair Daniel J. Griffin welcomed new board member Ms. Hilda Pang Fu, an appointment of City of Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto. Ms. Fu is a social entrepreneur and advocate for gender equity, and the founder and president of Luminari, a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit founded to foster activities that broaden minds, inspire innovation and promote community engagement. The term of the officer coincides with the term of office of the appointing authority and until its successor is appointed and qualified. Mr. Griffin thanked former board member Don Linzer for his service of nearly eight years, and for bringing special attention to the financial health of RAD-funded applicants and assets.

The Board also approved the appointment of a new member of the Citizen Advisory Board, Mr. Jeff Mallory, who is Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Duquesne University. Advisory Board members serve four-year terms.

At the same meeting, officers were elected for 2018:

Chair: Daniel J. Griffin

Vice Chair: Dusty Elias Kirk

Secretary/Treasurer: Sylvia Fields

In further action, the Board approved two Special Project Grants: