Commissioner Tami Sawyer

District 7
Midtown and Binghampton in Shelby County

Meeting Schedule

Meeting Agenda/Minutes/Audio/Video

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    Tami Sawyer (D)

    Commissioner: District 7

  2. Contact

    Physical Address
    160 N. Main Street
    Suite 600
    Memphis, TN 38103

    Phone: (901) 222-1000
    Fax: (901) 222-1002

  1. Ashley Mayfield

    Legislative Research Analyst

  1. Tami Sawyer is a Shelby County Commissioner and Chair of Education in her hometown of Memphis, TN. She is a social justice activist who is Chair of the Memphis NAACP Legal Defense Fund, leader of #Takeemdown901 and recipient of the Ebony Power 100 Award. She has written on racial justice for CNN and Huffington Post and is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc. and the Links, Inc. Sawyer is currently pursuing an MA in Communication at her alma mater, University of Memphis, with a focus on race & gender rhetorical studies.

Committee Assignments

Education Chair
Core City, Neighborhoods and Housing Vice Chair
Community Enhancement Grants Vice Chair

Board Assignments

Juvenile Court Committee
EOC Appeals Board
Shelby County Cares Act Consensus Committee