Director: Mr. Goldstein
T. Goldstein, RLA, has been named executive director of University
City District (UCD) by the Board of Directors Executive Committee.
Mr. Goldstein succeeds Paul Steinke, who resigned in April. Mr.
Steinke had been executive director of UCD since its inception in
Goldstein is a registered landscape architect who joined UCD in
1998. As director of Capital Programs and Planning, he has managed
planning, design, construction and fundraising for improvements
through University City neighborhoods.
has been a key leader and innovator at the UCD," said John A. Fry,
UCD board chairman and acting executive director since May. "He
has led our highly successful Capital programs and Planning group.
We are highly confident that Eric's superior abilities and leadership
will carry the UCD forward to even greater achievements and long-lasting
contributions to the City and region."
director, Mr. Goldstein will be primarily responsible for renewing
the UCD's financial support for FY 2002-03 and beyond from the area's
businesses, institutions and individuals. Unlike other Philadelphia
area special services districts, UCD is not funded by mandatory
property tax assessment but by voluntary contributions. The organization's
present annual operating budget is $4.5 million, the majority of
it funding its core programs of public safety and public space maintenance.
Mr. Goldstein also serves as vice-president of The Woodlands
Cemetery Company board, an organization that oversees the historic
grounds and mansion in University City.
Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 6, October 2, 2001
October 2, 2001
Volume 48 Number 6