6th Ward - Garnetta Pender


I have resided in Mansfield’s 6th Ward for over 40 years. My husband Bob and I were married for 42 years, and raised our three children here. We have 10 Grandchildren and 3 Great-Grandchildren. I decided to run for this Council seat after my retirement in order to make a difference in the community. I understand all phases of government, having worked in the elections field for over 20 years.


◾Retired from Richland County Board of Elections after 23 years

◾Served as an elected member of the Mansfield Charter Review Commission

◾Member of Richland County Democratic Party Central Committee for past 20 years

◾Served as Secretary of Richland County Democratic Central committee for past 10 years 

◾Active member of Providence Baptist Church for over 40 years

◾President of Deaconess Board, Superintendent of Sunday School, Director of VBS, women fellowship teacher, former church secretary

◾Associate Degree in Accounting


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