Carlos Graham - Council Member Fourth Ward

Councilman Carlos Graham - Ward 4


Carlos Graham became a resident of Jefferson City 16 years ago and has resided in the 4th Ward for ten. Since that time he has deepened his roots in the community as he and his wife of 10 years, Shalonda, and his two daughters, Tiara, a senior at Lincoln University, and Emmarie, a second grader at Cedar Hill Elementary, have benefited from the educational, service and social opportunities available in Jefferson City.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
  • Masters of Arts, Sociology, Lincoln University, Jefferson City
  • Professional Experience
  • Director of Residential Life, Lincoln University
  • Adjunct Instructor, Lincoln University
  • Board of Directors, American Red Cross, Heart of Missouri Chapter
  • 1st Vice-President, Jefferson City Host Lions Club
  • Jefferson City Historic Preservation Commission
  • Blue Tiger Quarterback Club
  • One in Christ Baptist Church
  • Intake Coordinator, Alpha Phi Alpha, Beta Zeta Lambda
  • Jefferson City Young Professionals
  • Lafayette Street Interchange Citizens Advisory Group
  • Jefferson City Police Personnel Board, 2005-2010 (Chair 2009-2010)
  • Jefferson City Citizens Police Academy (2003)
  • Jefferson City 2000 Census Planning Committee