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Why Paul Bailey?


Paul Bailey at the Matthews Alive! Parade in August 2013

Political Involvement:

  • Mayor Pro Tem of Matthews
  • Served on Matthews Board of Commissioners for 9 terms
  • Alternate representative on MUMPO
  • Past representative on Mecklenburg Planning Liaison
  • Past member Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Commission

CMS Involvement:

  • Lansdowne, First Ward, Barringer, and Oaklawn Elementary; JT Williams, Marie G. Davis, and Spaugh Middle; Independence and East Mecklenburg HS PTSA’s;
  • Three years participating and one year co-chairing Lansdowne Elementary Fun Fest;
  • 10 years participating in Duke Energy Power in Education (PIE) program

Community Involvement:

  • Participant and supporter of Mecklenburg County Boy Scouts;
  • Committee Member Troop 33 Sardis Presbyterian Church;
  • Eagle Scout advisor and merit badge counselor;
  • Room In the Inn, Urban Ministry, and Men’s Homeless Shelter through Sardis Presbyterian and St. John’s Episcopal Church;
  • Sardis Dixie Youth Baseball T-ball and Coach Pitch coach
  • Sardis Forest Swim Club Board and Swim Team Volunteer