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Akafia, Shante

Akafia, Shante

Shanté R. Akafia, a native of Dallas, Texas has a long-term interest in the administration of local government.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from Grambling State University and her Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of North Texas. Shante’ has fourteen years of municipal Human Resources experience.  Shanté currently serves as the City’s Director of Human Resources/Risk Management. In this role she is responsible for setting the tone, climate and vision for the Human Resources Department and ensuring efficiency and effectiveness of human resources/risk management related programs.

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