Stephanie Gatewood

Biography Stephanie W. Gatewood Candidate for Juvenile Court Clerk

As a member of a military family, Stephanie grew up traveling to various cities, an experience that has helped her to embrace and appreciate diversity. Born to the parents of an Educator, and a career Army 1st sergeant; she learned the value of hard work, integrity, and interpersonal skills. Mrs.Gatewood is also a mother, grandmother, and voice for the voiceless. She has 2 adult children.

Stephanie is currently a candidate for Shelby County Juvenile Court Clerk. She is degreed in Public Administration and Organizational Leadership. She also runs her own non-profit; Empower Me! Teaching skills of empowerment to men and women in the midsouth.

Serving 2 full terms as an elected School Board Commissioner, Stephanie served in a leadership role as Vice President of the board in 2009.

Some of Stephanie’s accomplishments are:
  • Executive Board Member- Girls on the Run Memphis
  • Executive Board Member- Education
  • Committee- Dixon Gallery
  • Served on the Executive Task Force for Student Achievement for Urban Boards of Education
  • Advisory Editorial Board- Tennessee School Board Association

  • Ambassador for Tennessee
  • Published Author National School
  • Board Journal 2009, 2011

  • Graduate of Leadership Memphis

  • Graduate of FBI Citizens Academy

  • Graduate of Dale Carnagie Leadership Program

  • Member of the American Society for Public Administration

  • Member of the Graceland Toastmasters, holding the Title of   Distinguished     Toastmaster

  • Has focused on voter education and transparency, at the national level

  • Member of National Association for Court Management

  • Her extensive expertise in Governance, over 7 years working in a community school, working with the justice involved community and various other community organizations has given her the experience to return to public service.She is also a member of the Order of Eastern Star.

    When elected to Juvenile Court Clerk, the following areas will be her focus: Accountability Respect Compassionate Customer Service Communication Collaboration

    Students: The missing link

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    Truth and Consequences

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    Early Voting Countdown: 4/13/22

    Election Date: 5/3/22

    Early Voting Countdown: 4/13/22

    Election Date: 5/3/22

    "Opening the Gates to Excellence!"


    Stephanie Gatewood

    Phone: 901-579-8335

    Email: stephaniewgatewood@gmail.com

    3681 Cherry Rd Memphis, TN 38118