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District 28 Council Member Tanaka Vercher

Tanaka Vercher

Metropolitan Council Office
One Public Square, Suite 204
P. O. Box 196300
Nashville, Tennessee 37219-6300

Office phone: 615-432-1328

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Director of Operations, Tennessee State University


United States Navy Veteran


Two Children and a Grandchild


  • B.S., Management Information Systems, Trevecca Nazarene University
  • M.Ed., Instructional Technology, Trevecca Nazarene University
  • Ph.D., Public Administration, Tennessee State University (ongoing)

Council Experience

  • Budget & Finance Committee, Member
  • Charter Revision Committee, Member
  • Public Safety, Beer and Regulated Beverages Committee, Member
  • Traffic, Parking and Transportation Committee, Member


  • Board of Directors, Launch Mentorship
  • Vice Chair, University Communities Council, National League of Cities
  • Regional Director (AR, TN), National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials, National League of Cities
  • Member, Minority Caucus
  • Member, Women's Caucus
  • Former Board Member, Greenways Commission
  • Board Member, Knowledge Academies
  • Board Member, Oakwood Homeowners' Association
  • Judging Chair, 2015 Nashville Emerging Leaders Awards
  • Member, Tennessee Association of Financial Aid Administrators
  • Young Leaders Council, Alum (Class 53)
  • Member, American Legion
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

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