Ms. Mitchell has established herself as a leader in the community, equally respected by government officials, community partners, city residents, and her peers. Drawing on her background as a Camden native, as well as her education and experience, she brings a keen and unique perspective to her work in community planning and neighborhood revitalization at Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, a community and economic development organization in Camden. Ms. Mitchell joined the CFP staff as a graduate intern in 2003 and took the helm as the Vice President of Neighborhood Initiatives in 2010. She has played a key role in broadening CFP's mission to address planning and redevelopment efforts in Camden's neighborhoods, overseeing the development of plans and implementation of key neighborhood projects with a high level of community input and participation. Ms. Mitchell has a Master of City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania. She is also certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners and maintains a Professional Planners license with the State of New Jersey.