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Civic Involvement


Memphis Affiliations


  • Woman of Excellence – by the Tri-State Defender


2002 - Current

  • Youth Minister  - Gospel Temple Missionary Baptist Church

  • Represented District 92 for the Democratic Party Executive Committee – 2006

  • Received  grants for:

    • Douglass Elementary

    • Winchester Elementary

    • Mt. Vernon Youth Connection




(1970 – 1982)

  • President of the South West Jaycettes

  • Board Member – Memphis OIC  (now known as Workforce Development)

  • Corporate Representative to Memphis Urban League

  • Initiated and implemented the IBM training center for the Memphis Urban League and Mount Vernon Baptist Church Day Care and Early Learning Institute


Georgia Affiliations

(1984 – 2001)

  • Chairwoman of the NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet

  • Vice President – NAACP, Marietta GA

  • Recipient of the NAACP Presidents Award

  • Appointed to the Cobb County Human Relations Counsel  by Commissioner Poole (R)

  • President of the Cobb County Women’s Political Caucus

  • Coordinator for Democratic Women in Politics

  • Community Liaison for Lt. Governor Pierre Howard (D) for 8 years

  • Appointed by Secretary of State Max Cleland (D)

    • Served on the commission for the National Voter’s Registration Act Task Force

    • Served on the commission for the National Welfare Reform Act for Georgia




M Squared, Inc

May 2009 – present

  • Lead Consultant specializing in:

    • Political Consulting

    • Corporate Employee Training


Shelby County Commissioner

2009 – 2010

  • Represented District 3


Memphis City School System

2007 – present

  • Hamilton High School

  • Trezevant High School


International Business Machines (IBM)

1970 – 2001 (retired)

  • Received the IBM Means Service Awards for:

    • Development of highly effective educational systems that led to marked improvement

    • Administrative Excellence

    • Most Valuable Employee Award

    • Informal awards were received for community service

  • Held various positions of increasing responsibility and leadership

  • Developed Course materials

  • Facilitated employee in-services


Holloway High School

Murfreesboro, TN

  • National Honors Society

  • Miss Holloway


Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN

  • Awarded a Pre-Honors Scholarship


Tennessee School of Religion

  • Bachelor of Science

  • Master in Theology



Upcoming Events

February 22

Campaign Headquarters Kick-Off Party
Raleigh Springs Mall
(at the main mall entrance on the left)

May 6

2014 Shelby County Primary(if called)
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August 7

2014 Shelby Co General Election
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160 N. Main Street - Suite 450