July 29, 2012 06:09

Bernita Sims


Residential address: Candlewood Court, High Point 27265 (map)

Incumbent or challenger? (Open seat)

Age: [Incomplete]

Campaign website or blog: bernitasims.com (link)

Occupation and employer: Self-employed, real estate investments

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

Civic and volunteer experience (including service on local government commissions and boards): National League of Cities FAIR Committee (Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations); chair, Finance and Administrative Legislative Action Committee for the NC League of Municipalities; co-chair, Black Leadership Roundtable of High Point; workshop coordinator, High Point Racial Healing; chair, High Point Childrens Cabinet; secretary, High Point Branch NAACP; executive committee, Guilford County-Greensboro-High Point Workforce Development Board (chair of the Community Awareness Committee and Incumbent Workers Grant Committee; chair of the Democratic Partys 12th Congressional District; chair, Welfare Reform Liaison Project; board member, Win-Win Resolutions; board member, SCV Ministries; board member, High Point Workforce Alliance; board member, High Point Community Foundation; board member, City Board Project; president of the board of trustees, chorale ensemble choir, childrens retreat committee, IT committee and board of RJW Ministries, Williams Memorial CME Church

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

Where were you born? High Point

Endorsement: Replacements Limited PAC

Paid consultants working on campaign: [Incomplete]

Campaign manager: Vicki Alston

Treasurer: Michael McKinney

Articles about this candidate:

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

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