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Wynn Resigns From Cooper In Hopes Of Replacing Arriola

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Officials said the Brenda Wynn, Director of Community Outreach for U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper has resigned from her position.

Wynne tendered her resignation on Tuesday after receiving the nomination from the executive committee of the Davidson County Democratic Party to run on the November ballot for the County Clerk Position, recently vacated by John Arriola.

"Brenda has an MBA, and a track record in public service. She has worked tirelessly for Davidson County residents for nearly twenty years as senior advisor to me and to former Mayor Bill Purcell," said Rep. Cooper. "Her talents have been recognized, not just by us, but by the countless boards on which she has served, including the Library Board, the YWCA, the Interdenominational Ministers' Fellowship, and WPLN. Brenda has friends and admirers in every part of this city. It has been an honor to have her on staff, and I wish her the best."

Wynn was chosen by the party with a majority vote, beating out other hopefuls' former Metro councilman Sam Coleman and former Mayoral candidate Kenneth Eaton.

Wynn told NewsChannel 5 she also hoping Metro Council will choose her as the interim county clerk, so she can immediately get to work.

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