Mayor Talisha Searcy
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About Mayor Talisha Searcy
Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Talisha Searcy moved to Takoma Park in 2013. Talisha is passionate about civic engagement. She served as the President of the New Hampshire Gardens Community Association from 2015 to 2017. While in this role, Talisha secured grant funding for community engagement activities including block parties and commissioned a neighborhood entrance sign. “As the former President of the New Hampshire Gardens Community Association, I learned that it takes residents and city staff working together to get things done. I look forward to listening and learning from all Takoma Park residents about what you would like to see in our community”.
Additionally, Talisha Searcy works for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as the Director of Research and Evaluation for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. She earned her undergraduate degree in Economics from Georgia State University and Master’s degrees in Economics and Public Administration from the Syracuse University.
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The City of Takoma Park is divided into six wards each represented by a single councilmember. The councilmembers are elected every two years in a general election. Please use the downloadable street list and map below to determine in which ward your household is located.
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