August 2016: Robert Meyers

Robert-MeyersThe Cordova Breakfast Club meets Thursday, August 18, 7:30-9am at Danver’s Restaurant, 1380 No. Germantown Parkway in Cordova.

Mr. Robert D. Meyers is a Tennessee Commission certified civil trial specialist. He was selected for inclusion in the 2007 Edition of Best Lawyers in America and Mid-South Super Lawyers.

Mr. Meyers received a B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin, a B.S.N. degree from the University of Tennessee at Memphis, and a J.D. degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

Mr. Meyers has extensive experience representing public employers’ claims. He is admitted to practice before state courts and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Memphis, Tennessee and American Bar Associations. He is a member of the Defense Research Institute’s Employment Committee, Civil Rights, and Governmental Tort Liability Committee.

TALKING POINTS:

· Function(s) of the Shelby County Election Commission.
· Shelby County Election Commissions preparations for the upcoming November 2016 General Election.

Join us Thursday, August 18, 7:30-9am at:
DANVER’S RESTAURANT, 1380 No. Germantown Parkway in Cordova

As you arrive order your breakfast at Danver’s order counter. There is a $1 charge for attending the meeting. Please let us know of your intention to attend by an email to: Jim Harrell at jah1004@bellsouth.net. Arrive a little early and get some coffee or breakfast. We will look forward to seeing you there.

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June 2016: Representatives Steve McManus and Mark White

The Cordova Breakfast Club meets Thursday, June 16, 7:30-9am at Danver’s Restaurant, 1380 No. Germantown Parkway in Cordova.

Representative Steve McManusSteve McManus represents the 96th Tennessee House District. He is a member of the Commerce, Insurance and Economic Development Task Force of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). He is an investment adviser, and a regional business commentator on Fox News. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA.

Representative Mark WhiteMark White represents the 93rd Tennessee House District. He is Chairman of the House Education Subcommittee, Fiscal Review Committee, Co-Chairs the Second Look Commission serves on other committees and commissions. Mark was born in Union City, Tennessee, the son of a Church of Christ Minister. He graduated from the University of Memphis with a degree in education teaching science, becoming a principal. He and his wife, Kathy, founded “Global Children’s Educational Foundation.” He became a successful business owner. Mark and Kathy have been married 34 years. They have one daughter and two grandsons.

Talking Points – Mark White
*State Education Legislation and Reform
*Reform & Workforce Development
*Tennessee Promise & Focus Act (U of M’s Board)

Talking Points – Steve McManus
*Budget Efforts (AAA Bond Rating)
*Hall’s Tax Elimination
*De-annexation

Join us Thursday, June 16, 7:30-9am at:
DANVER’S RESTAURANT, 1380 No. Germantown Parkway in Cordova

As you arrive order your breakfast at Danver’s order counter. There is a $1 charge for attending the meeting. Please let us know of your intention to attend by an email to: Jim Harrell at jah1004@bellsouth.net. Arrive a little early and get some coffee or breakfast. We will look forward to seeing you there.

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May 2016: Jim Strickland

The Cordova Breakfast Club meets Thursday, May 19, 7:30-9am at Danver’s Restaurant, 1380 No. Germantown Parkway in Cordova.

Jim-StricklandMemphis Mayor Jim Strickland began law practice in 1989 focusing in many areas. He practices in State and Federal Court.

In 2007, Strickland was elected to the Memphis City Council. Before his partnership with David Kustoff, in 1998, he was with Glankler Brown, PLLC. From 1989-1990, he was clerk for Tennessee Supreme Court Justice William H.D. Fones. From 1989-1996, Strickland was an adjunct law professor at the University of Memphis. Jim and his spouse, Melyne, have two children.

Talking Points:

  • Being “brilliant at the basics”
  • Running an efficient and responsible city government that will multiply all the great things already going on throughout Memphis

At the end of the meeting there will be a Q&A opportunity.

Join us Thursday, May 19, 7:30-9am at:
DANVER’S RESTAURANT, 1380 No. Germantown Parkway in Cordova

As you arrive order your breakfast at Danver’s order counter. There is a $1 charge for attending the meeting. Please let us know of your intention to attend by an email to: Jim Harrell at jah1004@bellsouth.net. Arrive a little early and get some coffee or breakfast. We will look forward to seeing you there.

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April 2016: Robert Meyers

Robert-MeyersThe Cordova Breakfast Club meets Thursday, April 21, 7:30-9am at Danver’s Restaurant, 1380 No. Germantown Parkway in Cordova.

Mr. Robert D. Meyers is a Tennessee Commission certified civil trial specialist. He was selected for inclusion in the 2007 Edition of Best Lawyers in America and Mid-South Super Lawyers.

Mr. Meyers received a B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin, a B.S.N. degree from the University of Tennessee at Memphis, and a J.D. degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

Mr. Meyers has extensive experience representing public employers’ claims. He is admitted to practice before state courts and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Memphis, Tennessee and American Bar Associations. He is a member of the Defense Research Institute’s Employment Committee, Civil Rights, and Governmental Tort Liability Committee.

TALKING POINTS:

  • De-Annexation.
  • Shelby County Election Commissions preparations for the upcoming August and November 2016 elections.

Join us Thursday, April 21, 7:30-9am at:
DANVER’S RESTAURANT, 1380 No. Germantown Parkway in Cordova

As you arrive order your breakfast at Danver’s order counter. There is a $1 charge for attending the meeting. Please let us know of your intention to attend by an email to: Jim Harrell at jah1004@bellsouth.net. Arrive a little early and get some coffee or breakfast. We will look forward to seeing you there.

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March 2016: Heidi Shafer

Heidi Shafer

Heidi Shafer

The Cordova Breakfast Club meets Thursday, March 17, 7:30-9am at Danver’s Restaurant, 1380 No. Germantown Parkway in Cordova.

HEIDI SHAFER, elected to the County Commission in August of 2010, is a farm girl from Nebraska. She is a graduate of Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska. She has a bachelor’s degree in education.

Upon moving to Memphis to teach, she taught at Christ the King School. Following her marriage and the birth of her daughter, she became quite involved serving on many boards and committees at school, church, and the community.

TALKING POINTS:
· De-Annexation.
· Term Limits.
· Poplar Corridor.
· Mental Health Court.

Join us Thursday, March 17, 7:30-9am at:
DANVER’S RESTAURANT, 1380 No. Germantown Parkway in Cordova

As you arrive order your breakfast at Danver’s order counter. There is a $1 charge for attending the meeting. Please let us know of your intention to attend by an email to: Jim Harrell at jah1004@bellsouth.net. Arrive a little early and get some coffee or breakfast. We will look forward to seeing you there.

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