Felicia Franklin Warner
Felicia Franklin-Warner isn’t one to shy from community engagement. During her tenure as a resident of Miami, Franklin-Warner served as the coordinator and educator for the local Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, engaging community members and organizations on a daily basis.
After moving to Clayton County in the early 1990’s, Franklin-Warners’ commitment to public service flourished as she worked to propel her community forward serving as an instrumental committee member in getting county approval for ESPLOST; equipping Clayton County students with advanced technological needs, as community representative for the House of Dawn; homeless shelter for teen mothers, focused on rescuing, restoring and rebuilding lives Clayton County Public School System homeless liaison; advocating for teen positivity at home and in school, and Parent Teacher Association president for the past three years at MD Roberts Middle School.
Through community activism, Franklin-Warner serves as an active member of the Lake Spivey Rotary Club – where she’s been instrumental the past three years in planning the 5K/10K Spring Sprint Race, a founding member of Lake Spivey Georgia Chapter Jack and Jill of America, Inc., served on a comprehensive Clayton County planning committee, and is an active founding community member of local church, Word of Faith.
Franklin-Warner is dedicated to the arts for youth, working with Arts Clayton as the performing director for summer camps from 2006-2009, she collaborated with Clayton County Parks and Recreation to enhance summer activities for youth and research grant opportunities.
As of recent, she was appointed to the Southern Regional Hospital Board of Directors in 2014 where she sought, with fellow board members, the best healthcare options for Clayton County residents, advocating for improved medical services.
As a community member, Franklin-Warner believes wholeheartedly in the power of Clayton County and its hardworking and dedicated citizens. “I believe in the value of service above self,” says Franklin-Warner. “I believe in the power of Clayton County and the power that we as its residents have to make a difference.”