The Carnegie Community Development Corporation (CCDC) is a non-profit organization committed to encouraging the development and growth of a vibrant, diverse and healthy community.
The CCDC has worked hard to re-build Carnegie back to the vibrancy of years past, overcoming the many struggles including failed re-development, flooding and fires. The CCDC has offered many programs through the years including a Business Attraction and Retention Program and a Facade Program, organizing the local building and business owners of Carnegie group (BBOC) and growing the Carnegie Crawl into a promotional tool for Carnegie.
Joanne Letcher is the Executive Director of the Carnegie Community Development Corporation. Joanne was first on the Board of Directors then took over as ED in September of 2012. She has been an active business owner and building owner in Carnegie since 1989. Previous to that she also worked in Carnegie at Anchor Abstract Corporation. Having been here for over 30 years, Joanne has seen a lot of change and challenges but sees a very bright future for Carnegie. Joanne resides in Pennsbury Village (a suburb of Carnegie) with her two cats Chewie and Charlie. Her significant other, Scott Jones helped create the first Crawl posters with Carl the Snail and is an active “Crawler”.
The Carnegie Community Development Corporation is led by a Board of Directors. The Board is comprised of local business and community leaders. The Board ensures the health and vitality of the organization by providing fiscal oversight to the CCDC, by developing organization policy and by assisting with program development which is at the heart of the CCDC mission statement.
The current CCDC board of directors:
Joe Myers, President; Ron Moehler, Vice President; Vashishta Bhaskar, Treasurer; Rich Meyer, Assistant Treasurer; Mary Ann Paff, Karyn Rok, Doug Laderer, Bob Podurgiel, Larry Scott