Chapter Team

Our Chapter team leads and delivers the daily operations of the chapter.  We're here to answer questions, lend support, develop programs that are meaningful to the social workers in Delaware and help connect you with your peers.

We're Hiring An Executive Director For The NASW New Jersey & Delaware Chapters

Are you ready to be a leader among NJ & DE social workers? If so, take the next step by applying via the link below.

APPLY HERE: Executive Director – NASW New Jersey And Delaware Chapters

A national search is ongoing to hire a new Executive Director to lead the NJ and DE Chapters into their next phase of growth and development. In the interim, the work of our Chapters will be overseen by Kimberly Harper, LCSW, ACSW. Kimberly is the former Executive Director of the NASW Wyoming Chapter and a Rutgers MSW graduate. She has also served as Interim Executive Director for both NASW Montana and NASW Wyoming Chapters. Please join us in welcoming her to our Delaware community.

Kimberly Harper, LCSW, ACSW
Interim Chapter Executive Director

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Makyla Coulombe-Burke
Chapter Coordinator


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Makyla Coulombe-Burke (pronounced Muh-KY-luh | Koo-loam | B-erK) is the Special Projects Coordinator of the Delaware Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Born and raised in Montreal, QC she moved to the US in 2018 with a DCS (Diploma of College Studies) in Social Science from Vanier College and a BFA in Film Studies from Concordia University.

Makyla has worked in graphic design, production, marketing, professional formatting, social media management, and as content creator/writer.

In 2020 she received her coaching certification, and focuses primarily on personal and career development with ethics and sustainability at it's core. Makyla is also passionate about social issues and social justice which compelled her to join the nasw staff in an effort to help social workers and advocate for the profession.

Ask me about:
  • Joining NASW-DE
  • Social media content
  • Using membership benefits
  • Updating member information
  • CEU certificates
  • Applying for CEU approval
  • Advertising on our web site
  • Weekly Connection (weekly e-newsletter)


Resia-Maria Cooper, MSW
Engagement Coordinator


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Resia Cooper (ray-z-uh / is the engagement coordinator for the Delaware & New Jersey chapters of NASW. born in Brooklyn, NY, to immigrant parents, she learned early on that being a lifelong learner will open many doors. Family ties have always been on the top of her priority list. In 2013 her father was diagnosed with dementia. through that journey, her love for research, her family, with the guidance of a geriatric social worker, she found the strength to be a great caregiver and a passion for the social work profession. In 2021, prior to joining the NASW team, Resia became a student intern of the New Jersey chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.
In may 2022, she received her master’s in social work from Fordham University and is eager to enter the social work profession. Resia is passionate about student success, program & leadership development, and macro social work.

Ask me about:

  • Continuing education
  • Presenting with nasw-de
  • Licensing & regulations
  • Special interest groups
  • Advocacy