Colleen P. Morrone was elected to Delaware County Council in November 2011 and sworn into office in January 2012.
An active member of both the Delaware County and state of Delaware communities, Colleen contributes her time and talent as a professional business leader, an elected leader and a volunteer with many organizations.
The first person from the western end of Delaware County to hold a seat on County Council, Colleen was named Concord Person of the Year for 2011 as recognition for her tireless involvement in the township.
In January 2004, Colleen was elected to the Concord Township Board of Supervisors as the first woman to serve on that board in the township’s 320-year history. In 2010, she was elected to her second term and served as vice-chair of the board.
Colleen is the Chief Mission Officer for Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County, Inc. where she has worked for 22 years, starting as an administrative assistant and later serving as public relations manager, human resources director and was named Chief Mission Officer in 2003.
In her current position with Goodwill, Colleen provides direction for human resources, employee benefits and staff development for nearly 700 employees. Her responsibilities include workforce development programs and family strengthening services for 15,000 individuals who face barriers to employment.
Through her efforts, Goodwill has initiated innovative programs and collaborative efforts with local non-profit and state agencies to provide vocational and job placement services and family strengthening services to improve the quality of life for individuals through the Power of Work.
In January 2008, she was elected to the Delaware Association of Rehabilitation Facilities.
She also serves as a member of the Society of Human Resources Management, the St. Cornelius Parent’s Association, the Delaware County Women’s Commission, the Insuring Delaware County’s Children (CHIP) Committee, the advisory committee for the Delaware County Community Foundation, and the advisory board for the Neumann University Center for Community Leadership and Entrepreneurship.
In 2008, Colleen received the Leaders of Distinction Award from the Foundation of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce. In 1993, she was recognized by Goodwill Industries of America Inc. as the recipient of the North American GIVS Scholarship. She is a 1989 United Way Leadership Delaware graduate, a 2007 Leadership Delaware County graduate and completed the Goodwill Industries International Executive Development Program in June 2011.
She is a graduate of Wilmington University where she earned a degree in business management.
Born in Wilmington, Del., she and her husband, Anthony, live in Concord with their three children.