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Emmalene Mitchell

Ward 1 Councilwoman
Emmalene Mitchell
  • Physical Address
    8425 Airport Rd
    Berkeley, MO 63134
Primary Department: Mayor & City Council

Professional Profile

Honorable Emmalene Mitchell was elected to represent Ward 1 residents in April 2014.

Councilwoman Mitchell has been a proud resident of Berkeley for 31+ years. She retired from St. Louis Post Dispatch newspaper after 28 years of service. During that time, she has served on the Berkeley Betterment Committee, Berkeley Redistricting Committee and presently serving on the St Louis County Juvenile Advisory Board.

Councilwoman Mitchell holds a B.A in Biblical Studies Way of Life Seminary. In 1996 she received the Diploma of Practical Theology and In 1999 the Diploma of Practical Theology Advanced Level from International Seminary Plymouth, Florida. She is a long term member of Way of Life Outreach Ministry, Inc. In 2001 she received Ministerial Credentials as an Ordained Elder and Commissioned as an Ordained Minister of the Gospel in 2015.

Councilwoman Mitchell is a proven leader and a strong, vocal advocate for what is right and should be right in the City of Berkeley. She encourages everyone to have uncluttered hearing, positive sight, honest tones, receiving spirit, and a giving heart to stay on the correct path.

“We are here to help one another. Are you fulfilling your duties?”