Urban and Community Planner, Delaware Greenways
Andrea Trabelsi, AICP, is an Urban and Community Planner with over six years of experience in international and domestic settings. She is a successful leader, researcher, mentor, and advocate with specialization in environment, land use, transportation, and health at state and local levels. Currently, Ms. Trabelsi is the lead planner at Delaware Greenways, a statewide non-profit that promotes healthy, vibrant, sustainable communities through planning studies and advocacy. She is Co-Chair of the Environment and Policy Committee of the Delaware Healthy Eating and Active Living Coalition. As Chair, in 2013, she led Delaware’s first health impact assessment of a land use master planning project and helped develop an inaugural community health recognition program.
Ms. Trabelsi’s other recent accomplishments include forming and managing a coalition of diverse advocates for community wellness in New Castle, DE. There she designed and executed a year-long community wellness assessment and planning process to improve local environments, policies, and systems for health promotion and disease prevention. Ms. Trabelsi holds a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Minnesota, where she received the American Institute of Certified Planners Award for Outstanding Planning Student. Prior to her graduate studies she led environmentally oriented community planning work at the Delaware Center for Horticulture under the Americorps VISTA program.