Frazierita Klasen is a vice president overseeing Pew’s work in Philadelphia, where the organization seeks to foster a vibrant civic life in its hometown. Klasen supervises a portfolio that encourages a thriving arts and culture community, including initiatives undertaken through the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage; supports the health and well-being of the region’s neediest people, through the Pew Fund for Health and Human Services; and strengthens Philadelphia’s appeal to residents and visitors alike through civic initiatives.
Larry Eichel directs Pew’s Philadelphia research initiatives. The project seeks to provide timely, impartial research and analysis on key issues facing Philadelphia for the benefit of the city’s citizens and leaders.
Durkin leads Pew’s work on civic initiatives. He has a bachelor’s degree and a master’s in government administration from the University of Pennsylvania. Before joining Pew he was a senior consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton.