Playhouse District Association Upcoming Leadership Change

first_imgCommunity News Playhouse District Association Upcoming Leadership Change From STAFF REPORTS Published on Friday, April 1, 2016 | 5:35 pm Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS More Cool Stuff Community News Subscribe Business News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday HerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyBohemian Summer: How To Wear The Boho Trend RightHerbeautyHerbeauty Community Newscenter_img Make a comment The Playhouse District Association’s (PDA) Executive Director, Erlinda Romo, has announced she is resigning in order to pursue other interests and semi-retire effective June 14, 2016. The PDA is in the process of searching for the next executive director. “For the past 9 years Erlinda has developed and fostered a strong partnership between the City of Pasadena and various business institutions, residents, organizations and individuals that have interests within the District,” said Brian Baker, chair of the PDA board. “Erlinda’s talents and contributions will be missed.”The PDA’s mission to promote the economic vitality of the Playhouse District as Pasadena’s Center for Culture, Commerce and Community has progressed significantly under the leadership of Erlinda Romo, who has served at the helm since January 2007.Key projects implemented during Erlinda’s tenure include: several innovative public art installations: crosswalk art, utility box art, temporary store front art; banners; holiday décor; iconic special events such as ArtWalk, Make Music Pasadena and Long Table; General Plan advocacy; economic development initiatives; community outreach and partnerships; a new website; social media activation; newsletters; district branding; and parks and parking initiatives. The results of the Association’s endeavors are evident with the increased pedestrian traffic, retail and restaurant growth, and the general feeling of vitality in the Playhouse District.Erlinda Romo has worked in the economic development field since 1982 and dedicated most of her professional career in the downtown association management field. She served on the Board of the California Downtown Association and was president of the Association in 1991. Erlinda was the first Executive Director for Old Pasadena in the early 1990’s, worked for two City of Pasadena departments: Arts Division and Economic Development. Prior to working for the Playhouse District Association Erlinda worked as the San Gabriel Economic Development Specialist where she promoted economic development activities, and lead the development of the Mission District Specific Plan, in addition to authoring the Economic Development Section of the City’s General Plan.Prior to Erlinda’s departure from the Association several PDA events and activities will occur including: the April 5 Annual Meeting; the installation of new art on the Colorado utility boxes; a Wine Walk on May 7; the final steps to the renewal of the property-based business improvement district; and Make Music Pasadena on June 11.About the PDA:The PDA is a property based business district encompassing 32 blocks in the heart of Downtown Pasadena incorporated in 1995. For more information on the PDA visit www.playhousedistrict.org. First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Top of the News 3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img

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