Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway announced on Thursday that Reuben Sanon will join her staff as deputy mayor.
Sanon most recently served as the Communications and Diversity Strategist in the City of Sun Prairie, working closely with neighborhood navigators to engage and empower underserved communities, according to a press release from the mayor’s office, and he previously served as a Program Director at the Morgridge Center for Public Service, pairing students with community organizations, creating, managing and maintaining
relationships with 90+ community partner organizations across Dane County and presenting at state and national conferences on civic engagement best practices.
“Reuben will be a great addition to Team City,” said Mayor Rhodes Conway in a statement. “I really like his enthusiasm, background, experiences, and love of Madison. I know he will strengthen our resident outreach and engagement efforts to the benefit of the whole City.”
Sanon attended West High School, and has lived in New York, Pennsylvania, and West Africa. He speaks French and Portuguese.
His first day in the office will be November 2.