Unified School Board (USB) Commissioner are Reginald Porter, Jr.
and Jonathan Lewis.
was interviewed on the July 27,2012 broadcast of Friday Viewpoint with Eddie Settles.
District 6 Interview with Reginald Porter
July 27, 2012
District 6 runs south of District 1.
It is bordered by Getwell on the east and the Mississippi River on the west.
Reginald Porter, Jr.
, 39, currently holds the District 6 position on the interim USB.
was one of seven interim USB commissioners appointed byShelby County Commission
in October 2011.
is a native Memphian and graduate of Central High School
He attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, earning a B.S. in mathematics and a master's degree in Higher Education (College Student Personnel).
After working at several colleges in student and academic affairs, including the UT Health Sciences Center in Memphis, he joined FedEx, where he is an IT executive.
As ??a member of the Leadership Academy's
Fellows program, Mr. Porter
received the Dean Deyo Award.
is chair elect of MPACT Memphis in 2011 was named to Memphis Business Journal's Top 40 Under 40.??
Mr. Porter serves on the board of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Memphis and Aurora Collegiate Academy, a college-prep elementary charter school.
is a deacon at Metropolitan Baptist Church, where his
father Reginald Porter, Sr. is pastor.
has received the endorsement of Stand for Children, a grassroots advocacy group for education.