Sunday, October 25, 2015

YLC Alumna Karen Johnson Elected President Pro Tem by Metro Council Members

By Diane Hayes Executive Director at Young Leaders Council






YLC Alumna Karen Johnson Elected President Pro Tem by Metro Council Members


Congratulations to District 29 Metro Council Member Karen Y. Johnson (Class 39), who was elected this week President Pro Tem by Metro Council members for 2015-16. Members elect a President Pro Tem to serve in the absence of the Vice Mayor, who is the President of the Metro Council and serves as its presiding officer. Karen is a human resources professional who earned a Master's degree in Business Administration from Trevecca Nazarene University. She is a graduate of Leadership Nashville and selected nationally as a fellow with the National League of Cities National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials.
“It’s a great honor to be chosen by my colleagues to serve as President Pro Tem. In the absence of the Vice Mayor, I look forward to serving and representing the Members of Council in this leadership capacity. Together we will continue the exciting momentum present in our city while allowing new ideas that will help create a more responsive city government,” said Johnson.
She is the third African American woman to fill this seat.

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92Q's Gospel Diva Connie Dennell Visits H & T's Homecooking

Thank you to the Gospel Diva of Nashville the talented and super awesome Connie Denell Cato for spotlighting all week and on Sunday H&T's Home Cooking! The crowd was great. The giveaways were well received. Thank you 92Q for promoting one of Southeast Nashville's great restaurants. We Love the 92Q Family!



























GNAR Reception with Mayor Megan Barry and Metro Councilmembers

Thank you GNAR ( Greater Nashville Association of Realtors) President Cindy Stanton for inviting Mayor Megan Barry, Councilmembers and State Senators and Representatives this past week. With Councilmembers Russ Pulley 25 Mina Johnson Robert Swope Kathleen Murphy DeCosta Hastings Burkley M Allen Colby Sledge Freddie O'Connell Davette Dennison Blalock The information exchange and warm reception to start out our terms with our Realtor's listening and learning was great.

NAZA (Nashville After School Zone Alliance) After School Alliance in Southeast Nashville invites Metro Council Members for Tour

Thank you Morlunda Brooks Lattimore for inviting councilmembers from Southeast Nashville to Tour the Afterschool site at the Southeast Regional Community Center. I love your goal to make sure all of our students have access to NAZA programs for every Middle School in our area i.e. Apollo Middle, Kennedy Middle, Thurgood Marshall Middle, Antioch Middle and Margaret Allen Middle. The work Metro Nashville Parks and Recreation does in partnership with the program is outstanding and ensures our children's focus is on Education and learning and their success. Nashville After Zone Alliance Great seeing Councilwoman Jacobia Dowell. Councilwoman Tanaka Vercher joined by phone. Councilman Fabian Bedne met up with leaders at one of the Cane Ridge sites. A great day for our children!
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Pictures from the Tennessee State University Fish Fry and Parade with Metro City Councilmembers

Pictures from the Tennessee State University Fish Fry and Parade with Metro City Councilmembers
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