Meet the Council

L​aWana Mayfield, district 3 representative


LaWana MayfieldLaWana Mayfield, a democrat, represents district 3 on Charlotte City Council. She was elected in 2011 and is serving her third term. In 2014 Mayfield was awarded the David Bohnett LGBT Leadership Fellowship and completed the Harvard Kennedy School of Government program.

Mayfield serves on the National League of Cities REAL Race, Equity and Leadership Committee; ​as president of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Local Officials; and as board member of Smart Start of Mecklenburg County. She also serves on the Centralina Eco​nomic Development Committee and is secretary of North Carolina Black Elected Municipal Officials.

Mayfield received the Diversity Outreach and Volunteer of the Year awards from the Human Rights Campaign, the Woman of Achievement Community Champion Award from the YWCA, the 2012, 2013 and 2014 Best of Q-List, the 2013 Harvey B. Gantt Award from the Young Democrats, and the 2014 Charlotte Business Guild Torchbearer Award.​

District 3

Town Hall Meeting Town Hall Meeting with LaWana Mayfield

Quality of life update

November 3, 2016

6:00 - 8:30pm

Goodwill Opportunity Campus | 5301 Wilkinson Blvd.

The meeting will feature information about the new Goodwill Opportunity facility, a report on the adopted budget, updates on District 3 rezonings, development, and traffic, and a resource fair of City department and partners.

To RSVP contact Kim Oliver at or 704-336-2180

LaWana Mayfield
Council member, district 3
600 East 4th Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-336-3435 (o) or 704-352-7305 (c)


​LaWana Mayfield participates in the following mayor-appointed council committees:
  • Governance & Accountability (Vice Chair)
  • Budget
  • Economic Development & Global Competitiveness
  • Housing & Neighborhood Development (Chair)
  • Intergovernmental Relations

 About district 3

​District 3 is physically located in the western area of the city.

District 3 map (please note this document is very large and make take a while to load.)