A 10+ year resident of Flagstaff, Khara was appointed to Flagstaff City Council in May 2022. Khara currently works in multifamily housing and serves the Flagstaff community through various community organizations including: Coconino County’s African Diaspora Advisory Council (Chair), NAACP Flagstaff, the Southside Community Association (SCA), NAMI Flagstaff (Vice President), Flagstaff Young Professionals, the Arizona Housing Coalition, etc. She also serves on the boards for Flagstaff Shelter Services, Flagstaff’s Lived Black Experience Project, and the Arizona Multihousing Association (AMA). Prior to her appointment to Council, Khara served on the City’s Commission on Diversity Awareness (2019) and as Vice Chair (2019-2021) and Chair (2022) of the City’s Housing Commission. In addition, Khara volunteers with many community organizations that speak to her passion for youth/education, reading, animal welfare, and the arts. Khara earned her Master’s Degree in English from Northern Arizona University in 2011. She serves from a desire to take her love of serving the people of Flagstaff to the next level and to elevate the voices of those often unheard in the community.
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