List of Fellows and their mentors

The Fellows Program matches the Fellows with mentors who will provide career guidance and enhance individual networking opportunities.

2010 - 2011 (inaugural fellows)

  • David Howard, Councilmember, Charlotte, North Carolina - mentored by Ulysses B. Addison, Councilmember, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 
  • Ivy R. Taylor, Councilmember, San Antonio, Texas - mentored by James Mitchell, Jr., past President of the National League of Cities 

View the first year fellows press release »

2011 - 2012

  • Trey W. Chinn, Councilmember, Laurel, Mississippi - mentored by Myron Lowery, Councilmember, Memphis, Tennessee 
  • Erica S. Gilmore, Councilmember, Nashville, Tennessee - mentored by James Mitchell, Jr. past President of National League of Cities 

View the second year fellows press release »

2012 - 2013

  • Jamal Miller, Commissioner, District Heights, Maryland - mentored by James Mitchell, Jr., past President of the National League of Cities 
  • Karen Y. Johnson, Councilmember, Nashville, Tennessee - mentored by Robert Avery, Councilmember, Gadsden, Alabama 

View the third year fellows press release »

2013 - 2014

  • Seyram Selase, Vice Mayor, Anniston, Alabama - mentored by Robert Avery, Councilmember, Gadsden, Alabama 
  • Jasmine Gore, Vice Mayor, Hopewell, Virginia - mentored by Jacquelyn E. Johnson, NBC-LEO Immediate Past President and Councilwoman, East Orange New Jersey 

View the fourth year fellows press release »