Liberty Merrill

  • Land Reuse Director
  • Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation



Liberty Merrill is the Land Reuse Director for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC). Under the direction of the Executive Director, she leads a team of professional staff in the development and implementation of land reuse programming, pursuit and administration of grant funding, financial management, and the development of strategic initiatives.

Liberty is a graduate of the Masters of Science in Sustainable Systems (MS3) program at Slippery Rock University. During her graduate studies she focused on community development and planning, with a special interest in vacant properties issues. She also holds a Bachelors of Science in Liberal Studies (Environmental Studies and Sociology) from Eastern Oregon University. Liberty currently resides in Youngstown.