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The Chairman's Perspective Podcast is hosted by Chairman of the Shelby County Commission, Eddie S. Jones Jr. Each episode features a unique look at Shelby County, Shelby County government and some of our elected officials and other key stakeholders.

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The Chairman's Perspective Podcast is hosted by Chairman of the Shelby County Commission, Eddie S. Jones Jr. Each episode features a unique look at Shelby County, Shelby County government and some of our elected officials and other key stakeholders.

    Leadership Matters

    Leadership Matters

    On this episode, Shelby County Board of Commissioners Chairman, Eddie Jones Jr. is joined by Sarah Carpenter, Executive Director Memphis Lift, as they discuss: 

    Ways in which leadership in Shelby County can improve
    The amazing work of Memphis Lift
    The challenges facing the underserved youth in Shelby County and the ways in which county government can assist organizations like Memphis Lift

    • 34 min
    Protecting Shelby County

    Protecting Shelby County

    On this episode, Shelby County Board of Commissioners Chairman, Eddie Jones Jr. is joined by Floyd Bonner Jr., Shelby County Sheriff, as they discuss: 

    His amazing career with the Shelby County Sheriffs Office
    The accomplishments we have had during his historic tenure as Sheriff
    The challenges of the last year during the pandemic and social unrest
    What's next for Shelby County and Floyd Bonner Jr.

    • 32 min
    Protecting Memphis

    Protecting Memphis

    On this episode, Shelby County Board of Commissioners Chairman, Eddie Jones Jr. is joined by Michael Rallings, retired Memphis Police Director, as they discuss: 

    His amazing career with the Memphis Police Department
    The accomplishments we had during his tenure as Police Director
    The challenges of the last year during the pandemic and social unrest
    What's next for Memphis and Michael Rallings

    • 40 min
    Housing Appraisals

    Housing Appraisals

    On this episode, Shelby County Board of Commissioners Chairman, Eddie Jones Jr. is joined by Melvin Burgess, Shelby County Assessor, as they discuss: 

    The importance of e-appraisals
    How often citizens should get their property re-appraised
    The impact this has on the communities and neighborhoods in Shelby County
    The role of the Shelby County Assessor.

    • 45 min
    A Conversation With Memphis Urban League President & CEO

    A Conversation With Memphis Urban League President & CEO

    On this episode, Shelby County Board of Commissioners Chairman, Eddie Jones Jr. is joined by Tonja Sesley-Baymon, President & CEO of The Memphis Urban League., as they discuss: 

    COVID-19's impact on Shelby County
    The work of the Memphis Urban League in fighting for the Civil Rights of the citizens of Shelby County
    The ways in which the Shelby County Board of Commissioners can continue to support the Memphis Urban League

    • 31 min
    Educational Possibilities In Shelby County

    Educational Possibilities In Shelby County

    On this episode, Shelby County Board of Commissioners Chairman, Eddie Jones Jr. is joined by Dr. Tracy Hall, President of the Southwest Tennessee Community College., as they discuss: 

    COVID-19's impact on Southwest Community College
    The new educational possibilities that have come from virtual learning
    The ways in which Shelby County can continue to support Southwest Community College
    The goals Dr. Tracy Hall and Southwest Community College hopes to achieve in the future.

    • 32 min

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