President: Sylvia Lewis-Harris

President: Sylvia Lewis-Harris

President: Sylvia Lewis-Harris

Sylvia Lewis-Harris was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. She attended and graduated from the Davidson County School District. She holds an AA Degree in Biology from Cumberland University of Tennessee and earned a BS Degree in Biology with a double minor in Psychology/Child Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University. She was married for 28 years and is the loving widow of the late Fred W. Harris also of Nashville, Tennessee. She has two sons, D’Angelo and Michael and three grandchildren, D’Angelo, Akara and Zala. Not unlike most parents, her family has been a major source of joy and strength. Her experience as Executive Director of local Youth Development agencies has fueled her passion, love and appreciation for youth and families. She spent over 20 years along with years of corporate Project/Implementations Management experience. She is currently in transition and served with the Wilmington City Council. She has been a member of the Delaware Juneteenth Board of Directors for over twenty years and strives to continue its legacy of cultural and family enrichment.
Through years of service she received honors for Outstanding Member Service – Delaware HIV Consortium along with the City of Wilmington Awards Recipient for Heroism 2006. Her professional affiliations include; State of Delaware Community Planning Group (Health & Social Services), Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) and Delaware Juneteenth Association Board of Directors.

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