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 a chair and vice-chair, who set agendas, run meetings, and facilitate communication among members.


The Core Group currently consists of the following members:

Brittany Salen, Co-Chair
Executive Director
Environmental Justice Initiative 

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

Michelle Harlee
Councilperson
City of Wilmington 

Rysheema Dixon
Councilperson
City of Wilmington  

Diana Dixon
Vice President
Southbridge Civic Association

Damon Bagwell
Treasurer
Southbridge Civic Association

Travis Smith, Sr.
President
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
Director
DuPont Environmental Education Center

Russ Zerbo
Advocate
Clean Air Council

Kate Dupont Phillips
Executive Director
Healthy Communities Delaware