Maria D. Cabrera
Council Member At-Large
Phone: (302) 576-2140
Cell: (302) 420-7879
Maria D. Cabrera was elected on November 6, 2012 to serve a four-year term as an At-Large Member of Wilmington City Council and is the first Hispanic woman to serve on Council. She is an independent business woman, head of household, and mother of four. Councilwoman Cabrera formerly worked in the Wilmington Office of Cultural Affairs under former Mayor James H. Sills, Jr. and was Director of Education and Community Relations for the Grand Opera House. Currently, Council Member Cabrera is a Certified Federal Navigator for the Affordable Care Marketplace Federal Entity, Chatman, LLC, and is the owner of a local marketing firm.
For the past 25 years she has lived and worked in Wilmington. Councilwoman Cabrera has built strong strategic partnerships with leaders throughout Delaware and has demonstrated her leadership skills and dedication to the Wilmington community and throughout the State by serving as a member of more than 15 boards and committees. Community outreach and strategic, culturally-appropriate marketing is her forte, most notably through her company, Los Angeles Agency, through which she managed a newspaper and performed community outreach for many organizations in Delaware.
Council Member Cabrera was a founding member of the Hispanic Business Association of Delaware and served as its President. Through her role on Council, she continues to focus on economic development and empowerment opportunities for people and communities throughout Wilmington, all of Delaware and beyond. The Council Member currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Kalmar Nyckel and the Interfaith Community Housing Foundation.
Standing Committees of Council
Council Member Cabrera is a member of the following committees:
- Community and Economic Development
- Education, Youth & Families
- Housing, Licenses & Inspections
She is also a member of the Wilmington Cable, Video and Telecommunications Commission.
Contact City Council
Wilmington City Council
Louis L. Redding City/County Building
800 N. French Street
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Phone: (302) 576-2140
Fax: (302) 571-4071