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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.

Northeast Baltimore
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NECO Executive Officers

Angie Winder - President

Angie Winder
Loch Raven

Anson Asaka - Vice President
Vice President

Anson Asaka
Kenilworth Park

Bridgette Neal - Treasurer

Bridgette Neal
Hillen Road

Diana Emerson - Assistant Treasurer
Assistant Treasurer

Diana Emerson


Aliza Sollins -Recording Secretary
Recording Secretary

Aliza Sollins

Ednor Gardens-Lakeside

Khadija Ali -Communications Coordinator
Communications Coordinator

Khadija Ali
Perring Loch

Fred Hodges - Community Liaison
Community Liaison

Fred Hodges
Huber Memorial Life Center


  • Public Safety: Chap Loveless

  • Social/Community Engagement: Joyce Johnson (Chair) and Randy Wells (Co-Chair)

  • Education/Youth Engagement: Niya Winder (Chair) and CJ Witherspoon (Co-Chair)

  • Green Space/Environment: Loretha Myers

  • Finance/Budget: Bridgette Neal (Chair) and Diana Emerson (Co-Chair)

  • Nominations: Scherod Barnes (Chair) and Tywanna Taylor (Co-Chair)

  • Bylaws/Credentials: Gail Sunderman

  • Resolutions: Anson Asaka

  • Research/Business Development: Dr. Marvin Perry

  • Housing/Sanitation: Pamela Gibson (Chair) and Charles Eddington (Co-Chair)

  • 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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