We're STRONGER when we work TOGETHER
Reason for Running
I became interested in politics at an early age because I witnessed the heartbreaking injustice of poor healthcare, fatal illnesses resulting from toxic waste dumping, disparities caused by food deserts, and the anguish of the jobless.
Today, I am running for City Council to help create a thriving District 2 though my willingness to support everyone with resources and opportunities for generational health, wealth, and sustainability. That is why I need your help to become the next member of the Pensacola City Council District 2.
I was born in Louisiana, but I have established deep roots in the Pensacola community. I am dedicated to the service of my city through active board memberships on the City of Pensacola Planning Board, FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance, and Ciclovia Pensacola. I have also served on the boards of Gallery Night Pensacola, the Mass Transit Advisory Committee for Escambia County, the Citizens Advisory Council Transportation Planning Organization, and as president of the Future Leaders of Warrington. I am also an avid supporter of cancer research.
I earned a bachelor's degree from McNeese State University, an MBA from Webster University, and a Doctorate from the University of West Florida. I began my professional career as an educator and then went on to become a litigation manager with a large property and casualty insurance company. I am currently a small business owner.
I am married to Lawrence Powell and the proud mother of Christian and Kiersten, the bonus mom of Korana and Dimitri, as well as, the bonus grandmother of Amir. In my free time, I love to read, take on DIY projects, and play with my lovable four-legged babies, Providence the Morkie and Ella Mae the Blue Pit Bull.