Rhomari Leigh

Rhomari Leigh recently was named city secretary for the city of Texas City. Leigh is the first Black person to ever hold the title in the city’s 109-year history.

TEXAS CITY

Rhomari Leigh, Texas City’s new city secretary, absolutely loves her job.

Matt deGrood: 409-683-5230; matt.degrood@galvnews.com

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Martin Connor

Congrats on your accomplishments Ms. Leigh. However to answer your question, Constance Greer was the City of Hitchcock Secretary until her untimely passing in 1995.

Carlos Ponce

Martin is correct. Connie was selected City of Hitchcock Secretary in April 1993 and served until her untimely death in an automobile accident on Thanksgiving day 1995. Connie was a Hitchcock High School Cheerleader graduating from HHS in 1987.

Bailey Jones

"You’ve worked hard and earned your way to getting this position."

In my experience, if you hire strictly based on talent and qualifications, you'll always end up with a workforce that reflects our nation's diversity. [thumbup]

Jose' Boix

Congratulations to Rhomari Leigh! Thank you for all you do to make our community a better place to live, work, worship, study, play and retire! It is great to start the morning and read the good news!

Josette Birdow

Congratulations young lady. Connie Greer was the first Black City Secretary of Hitchcock. But it’s great to see a second. Good luck in your position.

Gary Gillentine

Many years of fruition for you Ms. Leigh. Another page of history for Texas City. I am reminded of my dear friend and past city secretary Paul O. Barth each time I pass the rose garden that bears his name next to city hall. [beam]

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