As part of National Good Neighbor Day, over a dozen neighborhood presidents are endorsing Tameika Isaac Devine as Columbia’s next mayor.
Columbia is known as one of the friendliest cities in South Carolina according to a survey by BigSevenTravel. To have the support of neighborhood presidents from various communities in Columbia speaks to the proven leadership and the healthy relationships Councilwoman Devine has created with community leaders.
John Black, President of Columbia Council of Neighborhoods said:
“Tameika has the knowledge, vision, and experience to lead us into the future and most importantly she is the only candidate with a proven record of supporting and being there for our neighborhoods when needed,” Black said.
The list of neighborhood presidents includes: the current President of the Columbia Council of Neighborhoods John Black, Pat Brown (Northwood Hill Organization), Emily Burn (Historic Earlewood Community), Ellen Cooper (Coalition of Downtown Neighborhoods), Alex Furgess (Jones McDonald Neighborhood), Tom Gotshall (University Hill), Frank Houston (Historic Waverly), Geraldine Livingston (Jaggers Plaza), Elizabeth Marks (Robert Mills Historic District), James McComb (Heritage Woods Community Organization), Brenda Oliver (Pinehurst Community Council), Jerry Parker (Galaxy Neighborhood), Audrey Quarles-Reed (Fairwold Acres/Harlem Heights) Dr. Sybil Rosado (Eva P. Trezevant Neighborhood), Bruce Sanders (Colonial Heights Neighborhood), Bart Walrath (Vista Neighborhood Association), Tige Watts (Brandon Acres/Cedar Terrace) and Regina Williams (Booker Washington Heights).
“I am honored to have the support of so many neighborhood leaders from across this city. We have worked together side by side for many years to make Columbia a great place to live. As mayor, I am excited to continue working with these community leaders to ensure Columbia remains a capital place to be,” Tameika Isaac Devine said.