Lisa Diller - District 5

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  • First Friday With Councilwoman Lisa Diller - 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Please join Councilwoman Diller on the First Friday of each month for an opportunity to talk about topics that are important to you and your community.  Upcoming dates—August 7th, September 4th, and October 2nd at the Newark Senior Center.
  • Community Empowerment Event - Saturday, August 15, 2015, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. UAW Local 1183, 698 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702.  UAW 1183 and Word of Life Ministries have joined with various faith-based organizations and are partnering with agencies to offer free health care screenings, budgeting, resume writing, assorted school supplies, special activities for youth and free haircuts.  Delmarva power will be assisting those in need of payment plans and energy assistance.  For more information contact, Alena Bandy, at or call 302-738-4500.
  • Diabetes Self-Management Workshops - The Delaware Medical Reserve Corps (DMRC) are hosting several FREE diabetes workshops scheduled for the Newark area.  September 19 – October 24 – Every Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Newark Natural Foods, 230 East Main Street, Newark DE 19711 in the community room (Newark Natural Foods is located in the Newark Shopping Center where it recently relocated).  Contact Kirsten Morris at 302- 831-6136 to register.
  • University of Delaware Faculty Jazz Quartet– Sunday, August 30, 2015, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Newark Free Library, 750 Library Avenue, Newark, DE.  Enjoy an afternoon of classic jazz music performed by Todd Groves, Harvey Price, Craig Thomas, and Tom Palmer.  For additional information please call 302-731-7550.
  • Newark Community Day - Sunday, September 20, 2015, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  University of Delaware Green from Memorial Hall to Main Street.  The City of Newark's Parks and Recreation Department, in cooperation with the University of Delaware, Christina School District, and the Downtown Newark Partnership present the area's premier fall festival on Sunday, September 20. This exciting event features fun for the entire family.  For more information call the Parks and Recreation Office at 366-7000, or email (Rain date: September 27).
  • Brookside Public Safety/Health Fair Day– Saturday, September 26, 2015, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Brookside Community Center, 900 Marrows Road, Newark.  Join the Brookside Park community for their annual Public Safety Day filled with fun for the entire family!  Meet your elected officials, police, and firefighters along with an exciting group of venders.  This is a free event.  Unwrapped toys or monetary donations are encouraged to help support Brookside Park’s annual holiday toy drive. 

Lisa Diller is a long term resident of Newark and the former pastor of the Christiana Presbyterian Church in historic Christiana Village. Lisa Diller is married to John Tobin. Lisa and John attended the University of Delaware as undergraduates and they returned to the community because they thought it would be a great place to raise their family. They live with their daughter Mei in Newark.

Lisa's experience with both nonprofit organizations and government agencies gives her management experience and an understanding of the importance of constituent services. She served as the administrator for the State of Delaware's Office of Volunteerism where she managed a multimillion dollar budget. She is a member of the Governor's Commission on Community and Volunteer Service. She also holds a doctorate from Princeton Theological Seminary and teaches at several local colleges.

Lisa's objectives are to provide a cost effective and responsive service delivery, promote sustainable growth, and develop regional partnerships to bring jobs and transportation to residents.

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