Council Democrats To Hire New Caucus Director
The Louisville Metro Council's Democratic Caucus will name a new director soon.The Personnel Committee will interview five candidates tomorrow (Wednesday), and could choose a director shortly afterward. The new director will replace Kenya McGruder who was fired effective December 31st.Personnel Committee chair Marianne Butler says McGruder's firing will not have a bearing on the committee's choice of a new director."We're just looking to start this decade off with a new step and to move forward," she says.The candidates largely come from political backgrounds. The new director will be the caucus's fourth since the 2003 merger. The finalists are...
- Elizabeth Kinney Hoffman - Department of Neighborhoods
- Tony Hyatt - Current caucus spokesperson
- Deborah Kent - Vice President of the League of Women Voters
- Nilaja Meeks - Former Metro Government employee, current state government employee.
- Gail Logan Strange - Urban Insight Agency