Alesha Brown has been elected to serve as the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Commissioner for the Central Region 1. The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Commission oversees 230 parks and facilities throughout Mecklenburg County and is comprised of 13 commissioners.

In this role, Alesha will be responsible for advocating and promoting parks, open space, greenways, recreation areas/facilities and opportunities for leisure time activities. Alesha will use her position to advocate for policies that ensure there is equal access to recreation and facilities for all citizens of Mecklenburg County.

Alesha’s three-year term began on April 2, 2019, and she is eligible for two full three-year terms upon completion of her first term.

She is an attorney based in the Charlotte office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP.