Charles Coffey, District 1 candidate

Residential address: 1903 Freeman Mill Road, 27406

Incumbent or challenger? Challenger

Age: 55

Campaign website or blog: None

Occupation and employer: Plant machinist, Industries of the Blind; developer, Coffey of GSO LLC

Previous elective experience (including election campaigns): Ran for city council in District 1 in 2005 and 2007

Civic and volunteer experience (including service on city commissions and boards): President, Lee Street Merchants Association;board of directors/ad hoc committee chair, Heritage House Condominiums; chair, Heritage House Community Watch; board member/events committee, Greater Glenwood Neighborhood Association; community watch committee, Greensboro Neighborhood Congress; Immanuel Baptist Church; High Point Road Business Alliance; UNCG Neighborhood Consortium; Guilford Academy of Substance Abuse Recovery Advocates; High Point Road/W. Lee St. Corridor Plan Citizen Committee; member, Central Corridor Gateway Committee, co-chair outreach committee, Oak Grove Community Advisory Panel; Southeast Neighborhood Coalition

Education (highest degree attained and name of institution): Associate degree in police science, GTCC

Party registration: Republican (nonpartisan race)

What is the city and state of your birth? Fort Belvoir, Va.

If not Greensboro, what year did you move here? 1972

Paid consultants working on your campaign: None

Your campaign manager(s): Rev. Isaac Erwin

Your treasurer: Self

Stories about this candidate:

Candidate focuses on D1’s businesses

Blog posts about this candidate:

Coffey joins District 1 race in Greensboro