Board of Directors

The duties of the Board of Directors include making recommendations to the preservation and improvements of the neighborhood, organizing neighborhood events and fundraising, overseeing neighborhood projects and acting as a liaison and advocate for the neighborhood to the City government.

All neighborhood residents are welcome to attend the monthly community meetings held the 2nd Thursday of every month, at 6:00 PM at Providence Baptist Church, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217.   Consult our events calendar for upcoming meeting information.

Board of Directors

  • Darroll Cribb, President
  • Arnetta Simms, Vice President, Etting Street Community Association
  • Harry Preston, Treasurer, Northwest United Protective Association/Upton-West
  • Wanda Best, MPA, LDN, Ex-Officiao, Executive Director  


  • Deacon Myrtha Allen, Providence Baptist Church and Provident Neighborhood Council
  • James Hamlin, Avenue Bakery and Pennsylvania Avenue Main Street, Economic Development Chair
  • Officer Charles Lee, Baltimore City Police DepartmentAtiba Nkrumah, Historic Marble Hill Neighborhood
  • Larry Rosenberg, Co-Chair, Bethel Empowerment and Wellness Center
2017 Annual Report