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Tourism Commission
About the Commission
The tourism commission advises the city's executive branch on the promotion of tourism and conventions. The commission also carries out related tasks assigned by the mayor. Members include one representative per city ward, appointed by the mayor and approved by the council; the Greenwood-Leflore Chamber of Commerce's executive director (permanent chairman); the chairman of the Chamber's tourism committee; the president of the Greenwood-Leflore industrial board; the director of the Greenwood-Leflore Civic Center; a representative of the Greenwood-Leflore Hotel Assocation; and a representative of the Greenwood Restaurant Association.

  • Toni Powers, Ward 1
  • Tim Tyler, Ward 2
  • Carl Cates, Ward 3
  • Marlene Johnson, Ward 4
  • Mary Lawson, Ward 5
  • Dorothy Huggions, Ward 6
  • Isha Evans, Ward 7

Convention & Tourism Bureau Appointments
  • Jean Cadney, Economic/Industrial Board
  • Wade Litton, Chamber Of Commerce
  • Andrew McQueen, Leflore County Civic Center
  • Brantley Snipes, Museum of the Mississippi Delta
  • Rakesh “Rick” Padhiar, Hotel Association
  • May McCarty, Restaurant Association
  • La Shon F. Brooks, Mississippi Valley State University

Members representing Wards 1-7 serve one-year terms, and the remaining members serve as long as they hold the positions they represent. Terms expire December 31.

If you are interested in applying for a vacancy, you may apply online or contact the Office of the Mayor for an application form. 

Meeting Information 
Meetings held the second Monday of each month at 4:00 pm.