Rebecca Johnson, Executive Director
Rebecca Johnson is an experienced real estate development attorney and non-profit manager. She has advised real estate developers on commercial and residential projects from the acquisition process through the issuance of certificates of occupancy. Rebecca has worked with several municipalities in Southeastern Pennsylvania coordinating subdivision and land development applications and other zoning and land use related issues. After leaving the private sector, Rebecca became the Deputy Director and Chief Counsel of SCRUB, The Public Voice for Public Space in Philadelphia, where she was responsible for developing and coordinating the comprehensive legal strategy of the organization. Rebecca has her MA in Sociology-Urban Studies from Georgia State University and her JD from Temple University Beasley School of Law. She has resided in the Fairmount neighborhood since 2002 and was a member of the Fairmount Civic Association’s Zoning Committee. In addition to her real estate development and nonprofit management experience, Rebecca brings a personal dedication to the Fairmount neighborhood and to her work as the Executive Director of the Fairmount CDC.
Mark Smith, Clean Streets Manager
The clean streets team member maintains West Girard Avenue by providing regular street cleaning and basic maintenance.