Samantha Whitfield, MCP
Samantha Whitfield, MCP, is a dedicated activist and community organizer with a Master’s degree in City Planning (MCP), focusing on community and economic development. She has over 10 years of experience in Association, Event, and Project Management serving in leadership roles across the public, private, and non-profit arenas. Samantha has designed, executed, and managed projects from clinical trials to voter registration campaigns. She also has experience in data collection, analysis, and grant writing, using these skills to increase community engagement and create positive social impact.
Samantha serves as an elected councilwoman in her hometown of Willingboro, NJ. Additionally, she is a graduate of the NAACP NextGen Leadership Program. Currently, she serves with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) as President of her local Branch and a leader at the State and National levels. The hope for a more equitable future grounds her commitment to doing everything she can to influence change.
Samantha demonstrates her motivation by staying active through running and bike riding around her town. She is also greening her thumbs and enjoys tending her plants/garden and hiking for adventure on the weekends.