Improving the Quality of Life for the Community
Candice Brown is a resident of the Brandywine Village neighborhood and is active in the Brandywine Village Civic Association. She works at Children and Families First, with the Red Clay Community School Initiative (Shortlidge Academy and Warner Elementary School), to strengthen families and create a healthier community. Her college degree is in early childhood education. She was Program Director for H. Fletcher Brown Boys and Girls Club for four years and also a team lead on a Delaware Readiness Team in the Northeast section of the city. She is Chair of the Washington Heights Blueprint Community® Team.
Rev. Andrew Jacob has been serving as Hanover’s pastor since July 2008. He has also served as an ex-officio member of the Jefferson Street Center Board since the fall of 2008 and is currently president of the board. He is also is the Coordinator of the 9th Ward Interfaith Coalition, and continues to work closely with many of the peacemaking coalitions and organizations throughout the city of Wilmington.
Joel Schiller, Artisans’ Bank Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Assessment Officer, serves on the Washington Heights Blueprint Community® Team representing a member institution of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh. Artisans’ Bank is a community based, mutually owned, financial institution serving the City of Wilmington and the State of Delaware since 1861. He serves on several boards, such as Stepping Stones Community FCU, and is active in bringing financial services to the community.
Kimberly Nelson lives in the Washington Heights neighborhood and is active in the Washington Heights Neighborhood Association. She holds a Master’s degree in education and serves as lead parent educator for Parents as Teachers, NCC. She has a passion for “promoting resiliency, spreading optimism and fostering relationships that empower children, families and communities.” She is also a member of the Washington Heights Blueprint Community® Team. Kimberly has completed the Interfaith Community Housing’s Community Resident Leadership program.
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