Barbara Booth Powell

Barbara Booth Powell began her tenure on Chapel Hill Town Council in 1992. A former Assistant Principal at Guy B. Phillips Junior High School, Booth later served as a community development specialist in state government.  A 1955 graduate of Lincoln High School, Powell often stood in support of Chapel Hill’s lowest paid workers, assisted residents of the Northside and Pine Knolls neighborhoods with city government processes and advocated for more police patrols in high-crime areas.


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