Mayor McClendon and the City of West Memphis proudly announce our new Community Outreach Director, Theresa Bowe
The Director of Community Outreach is the liaison between representatives from various communities, organizations, businesses, and neighborhoods to the greatest extent possible.
Theresa Whitfield-Bowe is a long-time resident of Crittenden County. She is a licensed Life Coach and has served in several educational capacities for over 20 plus years. In addition to youth programs, special events, and other work in the community, and serves on several community-based organizations as a board member or volunteer for non-profits throughout the county.
“The combination of Theresa’s infectious energy with her unique talents and experience in education makes her a great fit for this important role. I know she’ll work hard to strengthen our community and build vital bridges between our residents and the city” - Marco McClendon, Mayor of West Memphis.
She’ll work to ensure coordinated efforts in planning and implementing multiple community outreach initiatives while connecting with numerous organizations, including neighborhood associations, schools, faith-based groups, area organizations, and government agencies involved in education, livability, healthcare, and social services. Theresa's primary responsibility is to serve the community by “Building Bridges of Hope and Love” while engaging all citizens.
The City of West Memphis Community Outreach Department works in partnership with community-based providers and administrative staff to develop and implement programs that promote access to health in designated communities. In addition, it conceptualizes, develops, and facilitates the implementation of projects related to community relations and being a valued neighbor in the West Memphis community.
We are the resource hub for the City of West Memphis, so citizens can adequately tap into the services that they need.