Simmons For Chattanooga City Council

Thursday, January 10, 2013

This letter is in support of Priscilla Simmons for Chattanooga City Council – District 2.  I had the opportunity to work with Priscilla in a client-service role when she was the city’s accounting manager for several years.  During this time, I found Priscilla to be an honest and dedicated employee, professionally and personally.    

Priscilla was transparent in regard to any issues that arose during the course of an engagement, and displayed knowledge and leadership qualities that are desirable of a council member. Priscilla acted with great integrity while managing her staff and under pressure to meet deadlines.   

It was evident in my discussions with Priscilla that she has a thorough understanding of local government, and with her financial background, she can be an immediate resource for the city of Chattanooga.  Priscilla’s knowledge and understanding of the city’s governmental structure is an important component to function effectively and efficiently as a council member.  

I ask that you please vote for Priscilla Simmons for Chattanooga City Council – District 2 on March 5, or during early voting Feb. 13-28. 

Jeff Powers

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