Core Group

A Core Group comprised of founding agencies and current Network chair(s) guides the work of the SWPN. The SWPN itself is led by two co-chairs, who set agendas, run meetings, and facilitate communication among members.

The Core Group currently consists of the following members:

Britt Salen, Co-Chair
Neighborhood Planning Manager
Cornerstone West CDC & West Side Grows Together

William Swiatek, Co-Chair
Principal Planner
Wilmington Area Planning Council

Michelle Harlee,
City of Wilmington

Haneef Salaam
Southbridge Civic Association

Hanifa Shabazz
Interim Executive Director
Southbridge Community Development Corporation

Travis Smith, Sr.,
Southbridge Connects

Alison Windle,
Executive Director
Neighborhood House

Victor Perez,
Associate Professor
University of Delaware

Marie Reed,
Past President
Southbridge Civic Association

Ella Edwards,
Health Promotion Advocate
Henrietta Johnson Medical Center

John Harrod
DuPont Environmental Education Center

Russ Zerbo
Clean Air Council

Kate Dupont Phillips
Executive Director
Healthy Communities Delaware

Jen Adkins
Executive Director
Delaware Nature Society