Chanell Reed is a Management Analyst for the Mayor and City Council of the city of Aurora, Colorado. Chanell has 18 years of experience in Public Administration and has held various positions in municipalities in policy research and development, planning and land use, community engagement and constituency services. Chanell is also the Program Director for Healthier Beginnings, Inc., a nonprofit organization focused on reducing infant mortality and preterm births for African-American/Black families throughout the Aurora/Denver metro area. Chanell is a passionate advocate for health equity, community engagement in the public and political process, and is known for her collaborative approach in developing partnerships between government and the community. Chanell earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Wright State University in Dayton, OH and has a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Phoenix.