Councilmember Karen René
Ward B At-Large
Term: January 2018 – December 2021
Councilmember (CM) Karen Rene’ is a strong champion for Public Safety and an advocate for children. She is one who expresses a deep love and appreciation for East Point, describing it as a wonderful city in which to live. “It is a city rich with diversity and culture that believes in its citizens.”
Born and raised in Selma, Alabama, CM Rene’ says her parents instilled in her “the value of an education and good work ethics” early in life. CM Rene’ moved to East Point in 2002, embracing the city as home. Since that time, she has been actively committed to helping continue the progress of moving East Point forward as a diverse community and bringing about change making the city a well sought place to reside, work, do business and enjoy the simple pleasures of life.
CM Rene’ is a graduate of Alabama State University, with a degree in Political Science and a Law Degree. Her educational background and work experience have provided her the acuity, passion and skill to effectively tackle and resolve issues of concern and handle legislative matters.
CM Rene’ also serves as the Third Vice-President for the NAACP Atlanta/Fulton County Branch.