Joyce Sheperd (City Council District 12 Candidate)

10/9/2013, 12:08 p.m.

Campaign Web Site: Friendsofjoycesheperd.com

City of Residence: Atlanta

E-Mail: Joycesheperd@gmail.com

How have you served your district and the city best in the past?: Understanding the needs of the city and the community. Serving on committees and boards to effect change and bring resources to the city. Collaborating with companies and agencies in my district. Ie, Porsche, Screen Gems, Fort McPherson, Atlanta Beltline etc. Creating and supporting legislation to address concerns and problems in the city.

If elected, what issues will you give highest priority to?: Economic Development, jobs, public safety, families, youth and blight.

Level of Education: High School

Name: Joyce Sheperd

Office Sought: Atlanta City Council District 12

Political Experience: Nine years Atlanta City Council

Prior Office(s) Held:

Profession: Atlanta City Member District 12

What do you plan to accomplish during your term in office?: To continue working on the task that I have already begun in my district with a committed goal of completion. To continue to seek resources, partnerships and initiatives for my district and the city.

What is your vision for the future of Atlanta?: Balanced Economic Development across the City. This includes jobs, housing, industry and education. I believe that a combination of all the above will create a safer and wholistic city that will support our community and create a revenue stream that will support the best quality of life for the City of Atlanta.

What specific strengths do you bring to the position you seek?: My last 9 years experience as a Council Member in the City of Atlanta. I am committed to completing the many goals and plans for my district and theCity of Atlanta.