Meet our Committee Chairs

Bridget Chaney-Lennon

Bridget Chaney-Lennon

Community Engagement Committee, Voter Engagement Committee

Bridget Chaney-Lennon (she/her) has been a Cecil County resident since the 1990’s.   She and her husband have three wonderful daughters and four furry cats.  She has a Bachelor’s in Philosophy and a Masters in Humanities with a Minor in Gender Studies.  Her career as an IT professional began in Systems Engineering but has shifted to project, program and portfolio management over the past few decades.

Since childhood, Bridget has participated in a diverse range of volunteering opportunities at various organizations.  She continues to be impassioned with fighting for social justice and equality for marginalized peoples.  In her spare time, Bridget is a volunteer yoga instructor, an avid reader, and a lover of travel.

Bridget can be reached at bridget@cecilsolidarity.org.

 

Riley Johnson

Book Discussion Group, Social Media Committee

Riley Johnson (she/her) has spent the majority of her life in Cecil County, and has dedicated years of her time and energy to helping it thrive. A graduate of Perryville High School, her professional background is in public libraries. She was a founding member of the Cecil County Collective Impact initiative for Opportunity Youth, created in partnership with the Governor’s Office for Children and the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Through her participation in this initiative, she completed the Casey Foundation’s intensive Results-Based Leadership training, developing tools and techniques to help organizations improve outcomes for underserved populations in measurable, impactful ways. Riley is a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina – Greensboro, where she earned her Master’s in Library and Information Studies summa cum laude, and was inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from Penn State Harrisburg.

Riley has always sought opportunities to advocate and serve. She believes in the power of education to change lives, and is constantly learning something new. Riley was present at the first protest that sparked Cecil Solidarity, and is a founding member of the Facebook group. When she’s not helping Cecil Solidarity with social media or the book discussion, she’s spending time with friends and family, hiking, camping, or reading.

Riley can be reached at riley@cecilsolidarity.org.

 

Riley Johnson