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NECO Purpose:
To unite the neighborhood associations, community organizations, and institutions within the designated area; To articulate the needs and concerns of the NECO area regarding community development and economic, commercial, educational, recreational and environmental issues to the City and State governments; To provide a forum to educate NECO members and the means for public discourse and education; and To support, assist and serve as a resource to member organizations.

Launched in 1969 and established the following year as an umbrella organization for the 20+ neighborhoods of north/northeast Baltimore, NECO is organized under the laws of the State of Maryland as a non profit, non-stock 501-c-3 corporation whose corporate address is P.O. Box 66621, Baltimore, MD 21239. NECO comprises the area of Baltimore City bounded on the north by the City/County line, the south by 33rd Street, the east by Hillen Road & Perring Parkway, and the west by Greenmount Avenue & York Road.

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NECO Executive Officers

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Angie Winder
Loch Raven

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Vice President

Anson Asaka
Kenilworth Park

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Bridgette Neal
Hillen Road

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Corresponding Secretary

Monica Lapenta

Glen Oaks

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Recording Secretary


Committee Chairs:

  • Public Safety: Chap Loveless

  • Social/Community Engagement: Randy Wells (Chair) and Crystal Pulley (Co-Chair)

  • Education/Youth Engagement: 

  • Membership/Neighborhoods: Fred Hodges

  • Green Space/Environment: Loretha Myers

  • Finance/Budget: Bridgette Neal

  • Nominations: Scherod Barnes

  • Bylaws/Credentials

  • Resolutions

  • Communications/Marketing

  • Research/Business Development: Dr. Marvin Perry

  • Housing/Sanitation: Charles Eddington

  • History: Catherine Evans

The Northeast Community Organization functions in accordance with the NECO Bylaws approved 06.08.19 voted on by Organizational Members of the catchment area.

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