Mayor-elect Jim Kenney announced three additional appointments Wednesday for positions in the Office of Immigrant Affairs and Services and the Office of Arts and Culture.
Miriam Enriquez will be Director of Immigrant Affairs and Services. Enriquez previously worked as City Councilman-at-Large Dennis M. O’Brien’s Director of Legislation and Policy where she crafted several bills aimed at protecting immigration services consumers, a release said. Enriquez also worked as an Assistant District Attorney at the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office for seven years.
Enriquez’ deputy will be Hani White who is currently a co-chair of the Indonesian Diaspora Network of Greater Philadelphia. An Indonesian immigrant, White has lived in Philadelphia for nearly 15 years and is fluent in English, Bahasa Indonesia, Malay and can read and write in Arabic.
Kelly Lee will lead the Office of Arts and Culture as Chief Cultural Officer. Lee worked previously as CEO of Innovation Philadelphia and as director of Communications for the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority. She also spent two years as Regional Director of Economic Development at PECO Energy.
Kenney will be sworn in as the city's 99th mayor Monday. More than a dozen appointee announcements are expected before then as well as a handful to come after he takes office.