Hello Neighbors- Especially in District 3!!!
We are back with City Council Candidate interviews. Please read below to learn more about the candidate and where to find them.
Karyl Clayton Bio:
I am Karyl Clayton and I am running as a Write in Candidate to become City Councilperson of Stonecrest Council for District 3. My husband and I have been longtime residents of the Stonecrest/Lithonia area — over three decades. I am a member of Antioch Baptist Church North where I am engaged in various ministries and Southern University Alumni in which I received my BA Degree in Architecture. I am also a Real Estate Agent for Metro Brokers where I engage with various communities.
I have worked with the City of Stonecrest since the inception of the Parks Task force as being the Vice Chair to now a member of the Stonecrest Park and Recreation Advisory Committee Chair 2021-2022 and now currently Vice Chair of the committee.
I have worked in government for over 30 years in both Georgia, Alabama and Louisiana. I worked in a leadership capacity with the citizens and department heads in renovations and maintenance of the Birmingham Parks system, as a Facility Manager for Parks and Recreation for DeKalb County where I engaged with varies communities and citizens in the renovation of parks, trails and other amenities through bonds and federal founded funds for site renovations and worked with City Council personnel, Beltline and sports investors such as Tyler Perry, NFL, Pepsi and USTA. For the City of Atlanta.
I’ve also worked as a Construction Project Manager and as a liaison for community citizens and in-house stake holders for the SPLOST Program for Construction Renovation and new Facilities for Clayton County.
I have a passion for good governance of taxpayer resources. I believe in Safety, being a good Servant to the public and a good Steward of public resources.
Clayton County -Construction Project Manager
City of Atlanta -Park and Recreation Project Manager
Dekalb County -Facility Manager Parks and Recreations
City of Birmingham -Construction Superintendent-Parks and Recreation
State of Louisiana -Accounting
State of Georgia Facilities and Construction, Fleet, Resources Manager
City of Forest Park – Member Urban Design Board Review Board
Stonecrest Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee- Vice- Chair 2022-2023
Stonecrest Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee- Chair 2021-2022