Passion & Dedication


LaWana Mayfield Second Term

  • Currently serving on the” Economic Development and Global Competitiveness Committee, Housing & Neighborhood Development Committee, Budget Committee, Inter-Governmental Relations Committee and the Governance & Accountability Committee
  • Hosted 4 Town Halls around District 3
  • “Welcome” First Annual Charlotte Career Discovery Day
  • Coordinated the first Ever District 3 “Airport Job Fair” and coordinating the 2015 “Airport Job Fair”
  • Led discussion of Goodwill expanding from 10,000 sq ft to 110,000 sq ft and keeping them in District 3 on Wilkinson Blvd.
  • Attended community meetings for Wesley Heights, Historic Camp Green, Southwest Area Neighborhood, West Blvd Neighborhood Coalition, Enderly Park, Westerly Hills, Steele Creek, South End, MontClaire and many others.
  • Approved funding and building design of the West Blvd CMPD headquarters including the design of the community room.
  • Led discussions for Council to move “Ban the Box” (addressing employment after incarceration)


    • 2014 Honoree: 1st Annual Charlotte (Fab 50) Awards
    • 2014 “To Be Free at Last” The Movement to End Mass Incarceration Award recipient
    • 2014 Charlotte Business Guild “Torchbearer Award”
    • Accepted into the 2014 Harvard Business School “Senior Executives in State and Local Government”
    • 2014 Q-List Award Recipient
    • 2015 MLK Leaders of Excellence Award

Projects worked On

  • Instrumental in negotiating Tanger/Simon Outlet (Charlotte Premium Outlets) to District 3 bringing 600-900 full and part-time jobs which will generate Millions of dollars in tax revenue.
  • Partnered with constituents and the developer to bring new jobs and economic development to FreeMoreWest by way of Dunkin Donuts
  • Coordinated with the Director of the Charlotte Douglas International Airport the first Airport specific Job Fair, currently coordinating the 2nd

Speaking Engagements

  • Presented Proclamations on behalf of the City and Welcomed:
    • UNCC Multicultural Conference
    • CNG Fleet and Fueling Station Grand Opening
    • Think Big: Business in Government Symposium
    • Dove’s Nest
    • Project Alpha Leadership Training
    • Huber & Suhner Ribbon Cutting
    • NC State Council, Episcopal District, Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc Summer Convention
    • West Tyvola Rd. Sidewalk dedication
  • 2014 Free 2 Be Me Luncheon
  • 2015 NC Historically Black College & University Political Action Summit
  • 2015 POSE Conference
  • 2015 Charlotte Business Guild Keynote
  • 2015 Emcee for Smart Start “Teddy Bear Breakfast”
  • 2015 Chair “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Celebration”
  • The Lionel Lee Center for Wellness “Women’s Retreat”
  • Grand Opening of Truliant in Steele Creek
  • Camden SouthLine Grand Opening “Welcome”
  • Panelist: Women & Girls Research Alliance Summit
  • Groundbreaking Ceremony of VA Health Care Center
  • Dedicated Dove’s Nest and welcomed them to the West Blvd community
  • Assisted in building a Kaboom Park at Bethlehem Center
  • Participated as a panelist and/or Speaker for discussions on:
    • Amendment One
    • The Capital Investment Plan
    • Junior League Public Policy Council
    • Leadership Charlotte (multiple classes)
    • International House Guest Speaker
    • Dialogue, Moderated the FreeMoreWest Realtor Development discussion