Lisa Diller - District 5

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Mark Your Calendar 

  • First Friday With Councilwoman Lisa Diller - 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. -  December 1st, at the Newark Senior Center’s Evergreen Room. 
  • City of Newark’s Winterfest - Friday, December 1, 2017, Time: 6 - 8 p.m.  Location: Main Street and Academy Street, Academy Building Lawn.  (Rain date: Saturday, December 2).
  • Newark Free Library Friday Films- Friday, December 1stFeatured film: Dunkirk.  2:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
  • Holiday Open House at Rockwood Park - Friday, December 1, 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, December 2, 5-9 p.m. Tree lighting Friday Night at 6:15 p.m. Rockwood Park, 4651 Washington Street Extension, North Wilmington.
  • Snack with Santa and Santa’s Secret Shop - Saturday, December 2, 9:30 a.m., George Wilson Community Center.
  • Newark Free Library Build Your Own Gingerbread House - Saturday, December 2, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.  Enjoy decorating your own gingerbread house between 10am-1pm.  Ages 2-12.  Registration is limited. Register at 302-731-7550.
  • First State Bell Ringers - Friday, December 8, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM. Newark Free Library, 750 Library Ave, Newark, DE 19711.
  • Glasgow Park Tree Lighting - Friday, December 8th, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00p.m.  Tree lighting at 7:00 p.m.  Glasgow Park Bank Barn, US Route 40 and DE Route 896, Bear, DE.  New this year: Festive Holiday Market featuring gifts, local foods, holiday decorations and more.
  • Newark Free Library Bilingual (Chinese) Story Time - Saturday, December 9, 2:30 PM-3:00 PM, Bilingual story time in English and Chinese. Ages 5-9 yrs.
  • Newark Free Library Teen Cooking & Culture Club (Cookie Decorating) - Friday, December 15, 7:00 PM- 9:00 PM. Teen group that meets once a month to focus on the food and culture of a different country.  Ages 12+. Register at Adult Reference Desk or by calling 302-731-7550.
  • Newark Free Library Bilingual (Spanish) Story Time - Saturday, December 16, 2:30 PM-3:30 PM.  All ages. Hora de cuentos bilingues en espanol y en ingles. Bilingual story time in English and Spanish.
  • First Friday With Councilwoman Lisa Diller - 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. -  January 5th, at the Newark Senior Center’s Evergreen Room. 

Biography

Lisa Diller is a long time 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.

Experience


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 and is a former 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.

Objectives


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.

Community Corner


View Councilwoman Diller's Community Corner newsletters.
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