The Chester Housing Authority (CHA) Board of Commissioners will keep Executive Director Steven A. Fischer around until at least 2021. Fischer’s contract that the board has extended had been sent to expire in March 2017.
The Chester Housing Authority Board of Commissioners has extended Executive Director Steven A. Fischer into 2021. Fischer’s contract had been scheduled to expire in March 2018.
Steven A. Fischer has brought his New York City swag to Chester and totally revamped the Chester Housing Authority. Today we learn that he was rewarded with a new contract to keep doing what he’s doing ’til the end of time’ (in my George Michael voice).
More than a year ahead of the current contract’s expiration, the Chester Housing Authority has extended Executive Director Steven A. Fischer’s contract into 2021. After arriving in 2005, Fischer took a less-is-more approach, quickly shrinking the size of the CHA staff while increasing the number of services. Once in receivership, Fischer was able to help guide the ailing CHA back to solvency while increasing the number of programs available to residents.
On a pleasant morning this week ripe for playing outside, Jahmad Lundy, 11, was doing what many adults would find abhorrent: He was sitting in front of a computer screen in a beige, air-conditioned room, transfixed by an online program displayed on a large television monitor. The program was graphing out sound waves inside the room, and Lundy – who wore a black T-shirt – watched as the lines on the screen grew larger and smaller depending on how loudly he spoke.