Published on August 11, 2023
Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced the appointment of Tori Townsend to Constituent Relations Coordinator. Townsend, who started her career in city government as a Syracuse Police Department Community Service Officer, will be responsible for responding to constituent requests and preparing correspondence on behalf of the Office of the Mayor.
Townsend will also plan, manage and deliver special projects related to Cityline operations, a platform for reporting non-emergency problems to the City of Syracuse. In addition, she will support initiatives such as Adopt-a-Block clean-ups and Neighborhood Power Walks, which occur throughout city neighborhoods in the warm weather months to provide door-to-door correspondence with constituents.
Townsend serves as the Mayor’s Office liaison to the Mayor’s LGBTQ+ Advisory Board. In addition to her role with the Mayor’s Office, Townsend works as a volunteer with the Syracuse Police Department’s Police Athletic League (PAL).
Townsend received her associate degree in science from Onondaga Community College.
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