Dashaun Lanham has worked with the City of Seat Pleasant since November 5, 2007 as the Acting City Clerk. Mrs. Lanham was recommended by the Mayor for the position of City Clerk. The City Council graciously accepted the recommendation and appointed Mrs. Lanham as the City Clerk for the City of Seat Pleasant on July 14, 2008. Ms. Lanham achieved the Certified Municipal Clerk(CMC) designation in February 2014, as the first City Clerk for Seat Pleasant to achieve the designation. Dashaun has attended Strayer University and the Reporting Academy of Virginia, and currently taking courses to become a Certified Parliamentarian. Ms. Lanham was born in Washington, DC and attended District of Columbia Public Schools. Dashaun is a member of Maryland Municipal Clerk Association, International Institute of Municipal Clerk, and American Institute of Parliamentarians. Ms. Lanham has served on the Legislative Committee, Engagement and Outreach, Scholarship Committee. MS. Lanham has three daughters and three grand-daughters and a member of Newness of Life Bible Church.