Ann Cohen serves as the Manager of the EVX Team and as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Workshop School’s non-profit partner Project Based Learning, Inc. In 2008 she retired from a long career as an AFSCME Union President representing City of Philadelphia employees. In her capacity with the Union, Cohen spearheaded the successful Joint AFSCME and City of Philadelphia Internship and Apprenticeship Program that, since 1993, has worked with scores of high school students. The Apprenticeship Program has moved over fifty (50) high school students into full time city employment in the Office of Fleet Management. Prior to her involvement with the EVX Team, she built the first passive solar house in the city of Philadelphia. She also serves on the Occupational Advisory Committee for the Workshop School’s Automotive programs of study.