Dr. George Cannon Hired as New Civic Center Director

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 3:15pm

Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo and Community Affairs Director announce that Dr. George
Cannon has been hired as the new director of the Monroe Civic Center, effective Monday,
October 1st.

Mayor Jamie Mayo comments, “We are excited about the possibilities that lie ahead with a new
leader officially in place at the Monroe Civic Center. Dr. Cannon brings more than four
decades of professional management experience to the position, having worked for school
districts in Louisiana, Arkansas, and Mississippi. He has overseen countless events and
managed budgets ranging from several thousand to multi-million dollars. He also has deep
roots in Monroe having severed in several volunteer capacities as a leader or past board member
of the Monroe Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, and Salvation Army.”

“Dr. Cannon is a hard-working man with a wealth of experience working with people, finances,
and personnel. He is a great communicator who will lead our Civic Center to be the best that it
can be,” adds Robert C. Johnson, City of Monroe Community Affairs Director.

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