CouncilmemberHope Love, Ward II, was appointed by the City Council on Monday, July 10, 2017to fill the remaining term.
She isnative of Washington, DC and moved in the City of Seat Pleasant, A Smart Cityof Excellent in 2002. She has developed a relationship with many of herneighbors; especially the senior citizens whom she affectionately refers to asthe “rock” of the neighborhood.
Ms. Lovelearned early on the importance of work ethic and has mastered longevity in theworkplace. She has over 45 years of experience, working for agencies such asthe United States Postal Service, The Washington Post, and Amtrak. While atAmtrak, Hope works as a crew dispatcher. She believes her skills ascommunications personnel, responsible for transmitting pure and reliablemessages, has prepared her to engage her residents in ways that have never beendone before.
Ms. Love isan active member of the Way of the Cross Church, where she is the Director ofthe Gospel Chorus Choir, the Seat Pleasant Citizens for Public Safety AdvisorCouncil, and has also served two terms as an elected board member of her union.
CouncilmemberLove chairs the Human Services, Health and Education Committee, a member of theFinance & Budget and Public Works and Transportation Committees.