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Bernita Sims

by Yes Weekly Election Coverage

Residential address: Candlewood Court, High Point27265 (map)

Incumbent or challenger? (Open seat)

Age: [Incomplete]

Campaign website or blog: bernitasims.com (link)

Occupation and employer: Self-employed, real estateinvestments

Previous elective experience(including election campaigns): High Point City Council, 2003-present, includingmayor pro tem in 2005-2006

Civic and volunteerexperience (including service on local government commissions and boards): National League of CitiesFAIR Committee (Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations);chair, Finance and Administrative Legislative Action Committee for the NCLeague of Municipalities; co-chair, Black Leadership Roundtable of High Point;workshop coordinator, High Point Racial Healing; chair, High Point Children’sCabinet; secretary, High Point Branch NAACP; executive committee, GuilfordCounty-Greensboro-High Point Workforce Development Board (chair of theCommunity Awareness Committee and Incumbent Workers Grant Committee; chair ofthe Democratic Party’s 12th Congressional District; chair, WelfareReform Liaison Project; board member, Win-Win Resolutions; board member, SCVMinistries; board member, High Point Workforce Alliance; board member, HighPoint Community Foundation; board member, City Board Project; president of theboard of trustees, chorale ensemble choir, children’s retreat committee, ITcommittee and board of RJW Ministries, Williams Memorial CME Church

Education (highest degreeattained and name of institution): High school graduate, Central High School in SeatPleasant, Md., some coursework at University of District of Columbia

Where were you born? High Point

Endorsement: Replacements Limited PAC

Paid consultants working oncampaign: [Incomplete]

Campaign manager: Vicki Alston

Treasurer: Michael McKinney

Articles about thiscandidate:

Newcomers question city’s direction in High Point mayoral and at-large races (link)

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