Council Member At-Large
Latisha Bracy was appointed by the full body of council on December 1, 2022, with a vote of 11-yes, to fill an At-Large vacancy left by the late former Councilwoman Loretta Walsh.
Bracy has worked in the campaign and governmental offices for U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester, U.S. Senators Carper, Biden, and Kaufman and served as Outreach/Projects Director for U.S. Senator Chris Coons, working with his instate team responsible for federal grants, nonprofits, business, and community outreach.
Before launching her own consulting firm in 2019, she was Senior Public Affairs Specialist for IKEA U.S. where she managed U.S. expansion government and media relations. Her work included working closely with IKEA’s U.S. Property leadership team on land acquisition negotiations, construction, hiring and training, and community relations.
Bracy has also been actively serving her community through her roles on numerous boards and advisory councils including the Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League, the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, and the Delta Outreach and Education Center. In 2017, she was awarded the Mandela Fellowship Reciprocal Exchange Fellowship in which she traveled to Botswana to lead a 3-day workshop on Women in Politics at the University of Botswana. Bracy is also a TEDx speaker and a 2014 graduate of Leadership Delaware. She is a graduate of both Delaware State University and Wilmington University and serves as adjunct faculty in Wilmington University’s School of Business, where she teaches Organizational Leadership and Human Resource Management courses.