EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS

Dedicated to Serving the Community

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Corresponding Secretary

Sonji Carey

Sonji Carey is serving as the WRA's Corresponding Secretary. 

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Executive Vice President

DAVINA "DEE" DUKES

Dee is a native of Wynnefield since 1971. Dee began her working career in the legal field and is a Certified Paralegal. After 30 years of legal work experience, Dee transitioned and currently works in the healthcare and education industries. Dee volunteers on various Community Neighborhood Boards throughout Philadelphia and has a passion for serving.  

First Vice President

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WILLIAM "WILL" BUTTS

William Butts has been a Wynnefield resident all of his life. He is the owner and operator of Wynnefield’s renowned Butts Barbershop.  He takes deep pride in the growth of his neighborhood which is why he is, not only, the Vice President of Wynnefield Resident Association, he is also the founder and President of Wynnefield Business Association. William is known for collaborating his business savvy techniques with his community engaging passion, to ensure the success of his neighborhood and business. Will is not the ordinary business owner. He believes that providing the kids’ activities, as well as, a local mentor will encourage them to want more and to be more.

Second Vice President

TAMMY CURRY

Tammy Curry moved to Wynnefield in 2008 and soon after she was inspired to become a community leader and joined the team as a block captain. Presently, Tammy also serves on the executive board team with the WRA and Friends of Triangle Park. Tammy believes we can all come together for a safer, cleaner and more beautiful community.

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Treasurer

BOB JAMES

Rev. R. Percell (Bob) James, Sr has been a resident of Wynnefield since 1969. He is Treasurer of the Wynnefield Residents Association and Founder/Executive Director of MENTORING MEN MINISTRIES. Rev. James' primary mission is to daily serve the Wynnefield community galvanizing older men to model manhood to our Fatherless youth. Community leaders, Father-Figures and stakeholders who care to share their life wisdom instructing young men teach them how to comprehend our historic racial challenges in overcoming the complexities and inconsistencies in modern cultural attitudes.

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Financial Secretary

GWEN HIGHSMITH

Gwen is currently the Recording Financial Secretary for Wynnefield Residents Association and has held this position since 2016.  Gwen has been a resident of Wynnefield for 45 years.  She is also the President of Friends of Triangle Park, a community organization.  Gwen also volunteers for AARP Pennsylvania Chapter serving at events such as the Philadelphia Flower Show.  Since retiring from Duane Morris Law Firm five years ago, she enjoys doing volunteer work, crocheting, jewelry making, and projects on her Cricut machine which are some of her many hobbies.

Recording Secretary

VACANT

Position of Recording Secretary is currently vacant

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President

Crystal Morris

Crystal Morris enjoys a successful career as an investment coach & Managing Broker of Butler Morris Properties which works to develop housing opportunities for underserved populations throughout the Greater Philadelphia area. A longtime Wynnefield resident, she is active in the community, volunteering at a local school developing programming to increase community engagement as well as teaching financial discipline & wealth management skills to non-traditional populations.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Frances Conwell
Lori Franzke

Vivien Hansbury
Juanita Harman

Walter Harris

Hon Glynnis Hill

Derrick Howie
Patricia Hunt

Naomi Jackson

Jay Johnson

Nicholas Kamau, Esq.
Paula Lamb

Claire Lane
Mae Laster
Nora Levitt

Ronald Martin
Lucille Mason
Louise Moss
Richard O'Malley

Legora Ragland

Raymond Ragland
Mary Ramsey
Michael Reid
Rosemarie Reid
Peter Rescorl
Louise Rice
Wadell Ridley Jr.
Joseph Sawyer

Oris Stuart

Brenda Simons
Gloria Todd

Barbara Truesdale

Brenda Williams