Meet our Tree House Books New Advisory Board

The Tree House Books Advisory Board brings together city leaders and passionate advocates in the community who are committed to the work of literacy and to supporting children and families in our local neighborhoods. Working in concert with organizational leadership, the Advisory Board will meet formally twice per year, but will also work behind the scenes throughout the year to advance and promote the organization’s mission and goals.

Meet our members:



Jon Weiss

Equinox Management & Construction, LLC


Representative Donna Bullock

195th Legislative District, PA House of Representatives


Council President Darrell Clarke  

District 5, Philadelphia City Council


Michel Gilbert

The Schell Group/Merrill  Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith


Eli Goldblatt

Temple University


Daniel Levitt, Rabbi

Hillel at Temple University: The Edward H. Rosen Center for Jewish Life


Star Bocasan Little

Equinox Management & Construction, LLC


Kathryn Lyons

The Ballinger Company


Christopher McGill

DNB First N.A.


Pastor Lewis Nash

M.A.P. Holistic CDC


Brian Phillips

ISA - Interface Studio Architects LLC


Ellen Lissy Rosenberg

The Goldenberg Group


Nyseem Smith

Philadelphia Urban Creators


Senator Sharif Street

District 3, PA State Senate 


Andrea Swan

Temple University Office of Community Relations


Ted Swenson

Swenson Nonprofit Consulting


Bonnie Young

The Do-Gooders