Let’s make history!

Elect Maria Cabrera!

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.

  • Wilmington City Councilwoman
  • Local Businesswoman and Healthcare Navigator
  • Director of Mayor’s Office for Cultural Affairs under Mayor Sills
  • Director of Community Relations, The Grand Opera House
  • Founding Board Member, Metro Wilmington Urban League
  • Nat’l Assn. of Women Business Owners, DE Bridge Builder of the Year
  • President, Hispanic Business Association
  • PTA Member, State and Harlan Elementary
  • YMCA of Delaware, Woman of the Next Century
  • President Bill Clinton Appreciation and Recognition Letter of Excellence