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Council At-Large Candidate Bio: George Brown Jr.

GEORGE A. BROWN, JR. PREVIOUSLY SERVED SIX (6) TERMS, THIRTEEN (13) YEARS AS THE FIRST (1st) COUNCIL DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE. HE IS CURRENTLY EMPLOYED AS CONTRACTOR/SUPPLY CHAIN COORDINATOR AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY’S FACILITIES MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT. BROWN IS A LEXINGTON NATIVE. HE IS A MEMBER OF ST. PETER CLAVER CATHOLIC CHURCH. AS AN ADOLESCENT, BROWN PLAYED FOOTBALL, BASKETBALL AND BASEBALL. HE IS A 1966 GRADUATE OF THE ORIGINAL PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR HIGH SCHOOL. HE RECEIVED A FOOTBALL SCHOLARSHIP TO ATTEND TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY IN NASHVILLE, TN. HE HAS A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION WITH EMPHASIS IN ACCOUNTING. BROWN IS A LIFE MEMBER OF KAPPA ALPHA PSI FRATERNITY, INC. AND THE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY’S ALUMNI ASSOCIATION. HE HAS WORKED AS A COACH, MENTOR, BOARD AND STAFF MEMBER FOR VARIOUS ORGANIZATIONS THROUGHOUT FAYETTE COUNTY. HE IS A VISIBLE, VOCAL, CREDIBLE, RESPONSIBLE, RESPONSIVE AND INFORMED LEADER. CITIZENS DESERVE AN INTELLIGENT, BOLD AND COURAGEOUS LEADER. HE WAS AT THE FOREFRONT OF MANY INFRASTUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS. CAMPAIGN SLOGAN IS “BROWN MEANS BUSINESS”. CAMPAIGN PLATFORM IS “SEE”. THE “S” STANDS FOR SAFETY. COUNCIL’S RESPONSIBILITY IS TO PROVIDE SAFETY AND ALL OTHER BASIC SERVICES. THE 1st “E” IS FOR EDUCATION, EMPHASIZING THE STEM DISCIPLINES (SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATH). THE 2nd “E” IS FOR EMPLOYMENT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES. *EXPERIENCED *KNOWLEDGEABLE *PASSIONATE