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District 8 Council Member Nancy VanReece

Nancy VanReece

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

nancy.vanreece@nashville.gov

District Voice Mail: 615-432-1308

Occupation

  • Vice President of Business Development, Batch Nashville, LLC
  • Consultant and Speaker

Family

  • Wife, Joan VanReece
  • Red Heeler Rescue, Chance

Education

  • Progressive Governance Academy 2019
  • Baylor University, Waco TX 1982-1985 Radio/TV Communications Major

Council Committees

  • Chair, Parks, Library, Arts and Recreation Committee
  • Convention, Tourism and Public Facilities Committee, Member
  • Planning, Zoning and Historical Committee, Member

Special Committees and Appointments

  • Chair, LGBTQ Caucus of the Metro Council
  • Mayor's Council on the State of Women 2020, Policy Committee
  • Special Committee (HUBNashville)

Organizations

  • Metro Nashville Diversity Committee
  • Discover Madison, Inc / Amqui Station
  • Inglewood Neighborhood Association
  • Dickerson Road Merchant's Association
  • Founding Member, Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce
  • Founding Member, Tennessee Equality Project
  • Founding Economic Development Committee Member, All Together Madison

Recognition

  • Nashville Business Journal - Women of Influence (Public Policy) 2020
  • Steine Public Leadership Leadership in the Arts Award for 2017
  • Community Advocacy Excellence Award, Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber for 2017
  • Officer Eric W. Mumaw Community Service Medal for 2017
  • Woman of Honor, Davidson County Democratic Woman for 2016
  • Outstanding Local Leadership for National League of Cities for 2015
  • Outstanding Advocacy for PFLAG for 2015
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Community Service in 2014 for the State of Tennessee, Gov. Bill Haslam in 2014
  • Social Media Strategist of the Year Finalist for Nashville Technology Council for 2013
  • Social Media Strategist of the Year Finalist for Nashville Technology Council for 2012
  • Promoter of the Year for CashBox Magazine- Nashville Music Awards for 1989
  • Award of Excellence - Print Advertising Award of Excellence for Addy Awards in 1987

Activities

  • Pride Study Ambassador for Stanford University School of Medicine
  • 2014 Amqui Station Farmers Market Founder and Volunteer Farmers Market Manager 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Painter, artworks in several States and in Canada
  • Author of three books on communication strategies and music publishing

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