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The Board of Trade and Conventions shall be composed of seven appointed members and the Director of Commerce, the Superintendent of Schools of the School District of Philadelphia, and the Secretary of Commerce and the Superintendent of Public Instruction of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Sources: Ordinance of the City of Philadelphia, December 22, 1932.
Purposes: City and State Department of Commerce heads have been included on the Board of Trade and Conventions because the work of the Board will be vitally concerned with commerce. The Board will also have important functions to perform in the realm of public instruction and school representatives are included for this purpose.