Party Enrolled In: Democratic
Current Occupation: Senior Pastor - Marine; Col.
Previous Occupation(s): NYPD Detective, NYTPD Police Office, Metropolitan Police Dept. Washington, DC Police Officer
Education: Richmond VA Seminary Doctoral Degree in Ministry, Lunchburg VA Seminary Doctoral Degree in Divinity, Christian Bible Institute and Seminary Master of Divinity, Carolina University BA Biblical Studies & Christian Counseling
Organizational Affiliations: NAACP, 100 Black Men in Law Enforcement, NOBLE, 369th Veteran Association, UMBA, National Baptist Convention, NYS Missionary Baptist Convention, American Baptist Churches USA
Prior Public Experience: Police Officer and Pastor
1. What is the most important issue in Council District 08 you would address if elected?
Job Creation - Living Wages / Equal access to Quality Education
2. What other important issues would you address if elected?
Reduce Crime - Creating a safe havens for Seniors and the Youth / Green Initiatives
3. What makes you the best candidate for this office?
I am the People's Candidate who is not a politician but running in this race so that I can be a voice for the people of City Council District 8. My ultimate goal is to bring this community together by erecting bridges between the community and public service agencies. I will be the catalysis for empowering the people of this jurisdiction into being a part of the solutions needed for today and future generations. After 20 years of Civil Service, I am prepared to serve the Constituents of City Council District 8. It's my relationships with people of all racial ethnicity and racial backgrounds that will enable me to be a representative of each constituent. We Vote, We Count, We Win! Sean Gardner for City Council District 8.
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