Councilwoman Rhonda Logan was elected to the Memphis City Council on November 14, 2019. Councilwoman Logan serves as the Executive Director of Raleigh Community Development Corporation. During her tenure, she has spearheaded innovative solutions by building strong, equitable and sustainable communities through education, engagement and collaboration. Before leading Raleigh CDC, Logan was the Director of Operations for Breath of Life Christian Center for more than twenty-five years, subsequently becoming the organization’s Community Engagement Officer.
Councilwoman Logan also serves as the Chairwoman of Raleigh Police Joint Agency, a collaborative partnership between public agencies and concerned residents planning crime prevention and improving community conditions. As the current Board President of Friends of Kennedy Park, she leads an organization of dedicated community leaders in advocating for the restoration and sustainability of a 260-acre greenspace in Memphis. Logan’s passion for her community also led to the creation of a local Farmers Market.
After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Memphis, Logan later received a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Freed-Hardeman University. She is also a graduate of BLDG Memphis’ New City Builders and an Emerge TN Alum.
With over 25 years of experience in organizational development, strategic planning, project management, employee relations, leadership and community service, Councilwoman Logan has a strong commitment to helping constituents and communities reach their full potential. She is a solution-oriented individual, devoted to advocacy and helping others. She is dedicated to restoring broken or damaged lives, dreams, and paths. Her faith, education, and life lessons fuel her uncanny talent for bringing order and direction to every challenge.
Councilwoman Logan serves as the Chair of the Parks & Environment Committee and the Vice-Chair of the Government Affairs & Annexations Committee. She also serves as the Council Liaison for the Minority Business Development Oversight Commission and Shelby County Schools.
In her private time, Councilwoman Logan enjoys cooking; but her most important and beloved role is being a devoted wife to Calvin Logan and “mom” to five awesome children and two grandchildren.Map of District 1