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Howard Myers  
City Council
Title: Councilman
Councilman Howard Myers


Myers is a native of Richmond, Va. and attended John Marshall High School and attended J. Sergeant Reynolds. He also attended VCU Community Music School. Myers also has an honorary Associates degree in Business Management from Centura College.

Myers has an extensive career in government, including HR assistant principal clerk for the City of Richmond and a customer service representative for the City of Petersburg.  

On November 2, 2010 Mayor Myers was considered for Councilman-elect. The following year he was elected Councilman for the City of Petersburg and then re-elected 2014 and elected by his City Council colleagues as Mayor in 2015. While serving as mayor of he has had a strong focus on environmental health and safety, voter registration, vocational, job specific skilled training and veteran services. 

Mayor Myers has held numerous positions of leadership and responsibility. They include the following: 

Mayor (2015/2016)
Board of Directors Virginia Gateway Region (2015/16)

Board of Directors Virginia First Cities (2015/16)
Commission Member / Executive Committee Member Crater Planning District Commission (2015/16)
Policy Committee / Voting Member Metropolitan Planning Organization (2015/16)
State and Local Schools Steering Committee / Petersburg City Partnership with Schools (2015/16)
Member of the Virginia Municipal League and National League of Cities (2011/16)
President Folly Castle Neighborhood Association Petersburg, VA 2006/08
Trustee Historic Petersburg Foundation Petersburg, VA 2005-2007
President Southside Virginia Council of the Arts Petersburg, VA 2004/05
Advisory Board Friday for the Arts Petersburg, VA 2004/05
Executive Producer Richmond Live Teen Dance Show Richmond, VA 2003
Board Member Midnight Basketball League Richmond, VA 2003
Host Richmond Jazz Society Annual Gala Richmond, VA 2003
Manager Designer Da'vid Montoya Nationwide 1993/06
President Richmond Public Library Association Richmond, VA 1982/83

 

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