21 apply to fill vacant Roanoke City Council seat

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ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Twenty-one men and women applied to fill the Roanoke City Council seat left vacant by the resignation of Djuna Osborne. Her term was set to expire Dec. 31, 2022.

Osborne said the needs of her family as a result of the coronavirus pandemic was the reason for her resignation.

The Roanoke City Council will select candidates to interview at its meeting on Monday, Oct. 5. The 21 candidates are:

  • Diane Marie Casola
  • Rosheta Chase
  • John Randolph Clements
  • Jessie Amanda Huff Coffman
  • Elizabeth Doughty
  • Justin Kelly Dudley
  • Craig Gill-Walker
  • Justin Andrew Hunts
  • Nicole Gibson Hunts
  • James “Jim” Andrew Leonard
  • John Russell Faulkner Lewis
  • Amanda Marko
  • Alvin L. Nash
  • Anthony Peterson
  • Luke W. Priddy
  • Danyel Ferguson Rucker
  • Vivian Sanchez-Jones
  • James William Settle
  • Kimberly Stafford
  • Sherry Wallace
  • Paul J. Welsch

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