EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

MEET THE COMMITTEE
Council Members

Bill Epstein
President

Todd Baylson
Zoning  Chair

Mary Alice Duff

Events Chair

Bill has served as President since Oct. 2015, previously chairing the Council's Zoning Committee.  He retired in 2014 as Director of Communications for the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776.  His career in communications and government affairs included posts at the PA Liquor Control Board, Amtrak, the School District of Philadelphia, Roy F. Weston, Inc., the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, DC and the office of Philadelphia Mayor W. Wilson Goode.

Todd has chaired the Zoning Committee since Oct. 2015. Todd is a former staff member for the Philadelphia City Council, and now works for Solar States, a solar energy design, installation and education firm based in Philadelphia.

Mary Alice has lived in East Falls since 2015 with her husband, daughter and rescue dog and cat. Mary Alice is the events chair and helps with organizing community events throughout the year and is also involved with the Friends of Mifflin group. She is a fashion designer and owns Alice Alexander, a size-inclusive, sustainable and ethical women's apparel company. She plans to open a retail shop on Ridge Avenue in East Falls. 

Chris Spolsky
Communications
Chair

Joe Leube
Treasurer

Mary Jean

Cunningham

Recording Secretary

Christina is a long-time resident of East Falls who previously served on EFCC’s Traffic Committee. She is Past President of the Chestnut Hill Rotary, and currently Assistant Governor for her Rotary District. She retired from a career as a molecular evolutionary biologist and has held teaching and research positions at the Wistar Institute, University of Illinois, and the Academy of Natural Sciences.

Joe has served as Treasurer for several EFCC administrations.  He also serves as Treasurer for the East Falls Village. He is retired as a consulting actuary for Aon.

Mary Jean is a 33-year resident of East Falls.  She welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the future of our community. She brings reliability, desire to help and interest in seeing East Falls continue to be one of the best places in which to live in Philadelphia.

At-Large Members

Emily
Nichols

Emily is a member of the EFCC’s Zoning Committee.  She has been a resident of East Falls since 2008.

Emily
Nichols

Emily is a member of the EFCC’s Zoning Committee.  She has been a resident of East Falls since 2008.

John
Gillespie

John and his wife, Connie, have lived in East Falls since 1983.  He chairs the EFCC’s Traffic Committee and for the past several years has organized the EFCC’s Candidates’ Forum for the primary and general elections.  John is a member of East Falls Village and edits the group’s newsletter, Village Voice.

Alex
Keating

Alex is co-chair of the Friends of Mifflin.  He is a contractor.

Chris

Caporellie

Tom
Flynn

Chris
Rooney

Tom has lived in East Falls since 2003. He is a psychologist and Director of Neuropsychology & Assessment at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Robert

Rabinowitz

Dr. Robert Rabinowitz, a resident of East Falls since 1982, is active in  community groups such as East Falls Community Council, Mifflin School, Town Watch, and Friends of Mifflin. Other activities include volunteering for Visiting Nurses Hospice at Falls Center and Friends of McMichael Park.

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