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Mayor's Office

125 N. Main St. Room 700 Memphis, TN 38103


The Executive Division, led by Mayor Paul Young, provides leadership and operational guidelines to all divisions within City government. It also provides direct management of key functional areas.


The Office of the Chief Operating Officer

Antonio Adams
Interim Chief Operating Officer

The Office of the Chief Operating Officer oversees the city's daily business operations and administration and insures the operational efficiency and quality of city services.

Penelope Huston
Chief Communications Officer 

The Office of Communications serves as a conduit for media coverage of the City and spearheads digital and social media communications.

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Office of Community Affairs

Dr. Reginald S. Boyce

The Office of Community Affairs works to engage all members of the Memphis community by serving as City government’s liaison to key constituent groups including neighborhood associations, multicultural and immigrant populations, faith-based, civic and human service organizations.



Haley Simmons
Programs & Policy Chief

Lydia Holmes
Sokoll Policy Director

(901) 636-6094

Our Office of Intergovernmental Relations coordinates the City of Memphis’ relationships with all other government entities – including federal, state, county and other cities. The office coordinates the City’s legislative efforts in both Washington, D.C., and Nashville and works to identify grant opportunities for all City divisions.

The Violence Intervention Program (VIP)

Jimmie H. Johnson

Office (901) 636-7619

The Violence Intervention Program (VIP) provides proactive and holistic support to individuals in Memphis affected by violence. VIP reduces violence in our community by engaging at-risk individuals affected by or vulnerable to gun violence through suppression and prevention.

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Whether you’re searching for your missing pet or to adopt a new pet, we’re here to help. There’s nothing more important to us than keeping families together, but when we can’t do that, we love bringing a new family together.

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Brian Harris

(901) 636-6264

The vision of MOYS is to become a center point for all youth-oriented services and enrichment programs in the City of Memphis by focusing on initiatives that add value through education, health, employability and justice.

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Internal Audit

Debbie Banks, CFE, CICA, CMFO
City Auditor
[email protected]

(901) 636-6185

Internal Audit serves as an independent appraisal function that provides the Mayor, City Council and Division management with objective appraisals and recommendations for activities reviewed.

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Call 211 for community services


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