Marlena Gibson is the Director of Policy & Planning at the Delaware State Housing Authority. In this capacity, she oversees the agency’s strategic planning, policy analysis, research, program development, legislative advocacy, and is liaison to the State Council on Housing. Before taking on this role in 2014, she served as a Planner supporting many of these same areas. Prior to joining DSHA, she has also worked in affordable housing advocacy and community development. Marlena is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research.