Returning home, he took a job teaching at Capital High and remained there for more than 10 years. For the last seven years he has worked as the communications director for Forward Think, a nonprofit dedicated to helping young adults succeed in education and business.


His decision to run for office and seek a seat on the city council comes from wanting to make a difference in how people's voices are heard. His love for the community is what drives him and his background is what makes him a good choice for city council. However, Village of Simpson looks at serving the public as an honor and not a career.

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. – Plato

Vickie Standifer, Mayor 

Heather Wise Parker,

Council Member 

Neil Standifer, Council Member 

Quana L. Mayo, City Clerk 

Amanda "Amy" Long, 

Council Member

Heather Walker, Asst. Clerk