Shannon E. Glover

 
City Council
Title: Mayor
Phone: 757-393-8746
Mayor Glover-2(251X288)


Mailing Address: 
P. O. Box 820
Portsmouth, VA 23705

Term Expires: December 31, 2024


The Honorable Shannon E. Glover

 Shannon Elish Glover

Mayor

Born in Erie Pennsylvania

Married to Paula Rochella Meadows

Children: Denzel (son), Alana (daughter)

Graduate of Norfolk State University, B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies

Moved to Portsmouth in 1990

Business owner in the City of Portsmouth:

  • Commonwealth Employee Benefit Solutions, Inc, 2004
  • Creative Learners Educational Center, LLC, 2001

Elected to the Portsmouth City Council in 2017 as City Councilman. Served from January 1, 2018-December 31, 2020.  Elected Mayor of the City of Portsmouth on November 2, 2020. Term of Office January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2024.

Service to Country

  • United States Navy 1988-1994, Honorable discharge
  • Graduate of Naval School of Health Sciences 1990
  • Portsmouth Naval Medical Center

Service to City

  • Hampton Roads & Southside Mayors and Chairs
  • Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance BOD/Exec. Com
  • Hampton Roads Military & Federal Facilities Alliance (HRMFFA)
  • Hampton Roads Transit (HRT)
  • Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC) & Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO)
  • HR Workforce Council (Opportunity Inc)
  • Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission (HRTAC)

Service to Community

  • Past Board Member Paul D. Camp Community College
  • Board member Boy’s and Girl’s Club Portsmouth Division
  • Past mentor with Friends of Portsmouth Juvenile Courts
  • Past Youth soccer and football coach in Parkview
  • Past Board member of Volunteer Hampton Roads
  • Habitat for Humanity volunteer in Suffolk and Portsmouth
  • Volunteer mentor with Be A Reader Program at Lakeview Elementary (Portsmouth)
  • Past Pop Warner Youth Football coach in Portsmouth
  • Board Member Westmoreland Youth Association
  • Board Member Church and Community in Action
  • Board member Christopher Academy

Service in Leadership

  • Graduate of United Way Project Inclusion-Leadership development course
  • Past President/ Area Director of Toastmasters International in Suffolk and Portsmouth
  • Past President of Lefcoe Alumni Association
  • Past President of Churchland Rotary Club
  • Past President of Portsmouth Partnership
  • Trustee/Vice-President Lefcoe Leadership Development Course

Professional Service

Member of National Association of Health Underwriters serving as Eastern Virginia Chapter Legislative Chairperson  

Proudest Moment

Earning my college degree (1st in my family) and setting an example of educational achievement for our children.

Values

Faith in GOD, Love of country and family, Service to community.



 

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