Saturday, May 23, 2015

The Daily News People's Editorial Board is a group of citizens who gather to debate hot topics in Philadelphia. They tell the city what they think in an official People's Board Editorial in the Daily News, and also weigh in individually by video, here on

People's Board Bios

Charles L. Herndon
Age: 40
West Oak Lane
Health Care Associate for a health insurance company, writer for Suavv Magazine, married father of two boys, ages 13 and 11.

Angela Pote
Age: 38
Originally from Fishtown, now lives in Delaware County
Medical assistant and mother of eight.


George Matysik
Age: 30
East Falls
Deputy Director of Policy and Planning for Philabundance, lifelong Philadelphia resident.

Betty Turner
Age: 73
Retired higher education administrator, certified citizen planner, grandmother.

Tom Sexton
Age: 45
South Philadelphia
Former Marine, former Philadelphia Police Officer, now works for Amtrak.

Jamira Burley
Age: 22
North Philadelphia
Student at Temple University, former member of the Philadelphia Police Advisory Commission and Youth Commission, activist.

Glenn Kutler Glenn Kutler
Age: 57
Center City
Financial executive, commutes to Conshohocken


Kiki Bolender
Age: 62
Center City
Partner, Schade and Bolender Architects, mother of three daughters.

Bishop Kermit L. Newkirk, Jr.
Age: 61
Pastor at Harold O. Davis Memorial Baptist Church, community activist, helped develop Nehemiah West affordable housing at 46th and Market. Also the organizer of an independent school and day care.