Nona Snoddy is a native of Longview, TX, born and raised in District 2. She is a 1978 graduate of Longview High School. Nona received her B.S. in Physical Education and Sociology from East Texas State University, now Texas A&M in Commerce, TX. After graduating she returned to Longview to begin her career. She has provided services in the areas of Recreation, Mental Health, and Education. Nona and her husband Melson are the proud parents of two daughters, Roshundalyn and Rikki. Nona and her family are active members of Parkview Baptist Church. Currently a teacher for Longview ISD. She is passionate about educating and improving the quality of life for others. Nona is eager to revive her district with C.P.R. (Compassion, Pride, and Respect).
Council Liaison Responsibilities*
Cultural Activities Advisory Committee
Partners in Prevention Steering Committee
Council Appointments Committee
*Liaison responsibilities are reassigned by the mayor annually in June.
Council-Mayor form of Government
The City Council is comprised of a Mayor, who is elected at large, and six Council Members, one elected from each district. Council members do not have day-to-day administrative duties, but rather focus on big picture issues as the elected policymakers for the city. Council members also take feedback from the community, approve the budget and tax rate, adopt ordinances and resolutions, and establish goals and provide direction. The City Council is also responsible to supervise, monitor, and evaluate the performance of the City Manager, City Attorney, City Secretary, and Municipal Judge. Council members are elected to three-year terms with a limit of three full terms.