Lecy-Davis succeeds Campbell

By weeklyvolcano on March 1, 2007

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Tacoma â€" Patricia Lecy-Davis was elected President of the Downtown Merchants Group at the March 1 general meeting. Lecy-Davis succeeds Marty Campbell who was term limited out after his two terms as President. Ken Grassi was added to the executive board as Vice President.

“I will make the conservation about ‘you and I’ verses ‘you or I’. I am committed replacing opposition with collaboration.”  said Lecy-Davis. 

Lecy-Davis is the owner of Embellish Multi-space Salon at 1121 Court ‘D”. She has served as the Vice Chair of the Downtown Merchants Group for the last year. Before joining, Lecy â€"Davis spearheaded the Theater District Banner project. Lecy-Davis was honored for her service by receiving the 2006 Art Popham Award for Downtown Sprit. She is a leader in the Tacoma Arts Community and has over ten years of teaching experience in the cosmetology industry. Lecy-Davis is proud downtown resident with her husband and daughter.

“Patricia is an amazing leader who brings a diverse set of skills and connections to continue to make us a leader in the conservation about the future of Downtown. I can not think of anyone else who I would want in the position more.”  Said Campbell

Marty Campbell was recognized for his two terms as president and received the Downtown Merchants Group award for “Outstanding Leadership and Dedication 2005-2007”

“Marty’s leadership has given the Downtown Merchants Group a strong and respected voice for issues facing businesses, residents and visitors downtown. Those are some big shoes to fill and I have a lot of shoes.” Said Lecy-Davis

Ken Grassi Joins the team after ten years of serving with the Downtown Merchants group. Owner of Grassi’s flower and gifts at 1702 Pacific Ave. Currently a member of the University Place City Council, Grassi brings a strong leadership background to the Group.

Full slate of officers elected:

President â€" Patricia-Lecy Davis
Vice President â€" Ken Grassi â€" Grassi’s Flowers and gifts
Treasure â€" Valerie Coty â€" Moss Adams
Sectary â€" Rose Calvin, Learning sprout.