Since returning to the Nutter administration a month ago Desiree Peterkin-Bell, director of communications will also be the City Representative, Mayor Nutter announced today.
Peterkin-Bell worked briefly with President Obama's re-election campaign before rejoining the administration in November. Melanie Johnson had served as the City Representative and now will take on a new assignment as Director of Research and Marketing for major events.
Peterkin-Bell will be tasked with representing the city and the Mayor. Johnson's new job includes attracting big events like the Made in America festival that took place over the summer.