Bonnie Michelle Cannon

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Bonnie Michelle Cannon is a guest at our Mondays at Matriark. She is going to be interviewed by Bridget LeRoy on September 28th at 6pm. The chat will be streamed LIVE on Instagram and Facebook (@matriarkofficial). She will join us to discuss children and her latest programs, including the Black Film Fest which recently premiered at the Parrish Art Museum.

Bonnie Michelle Cannon is a pioneer of leadership. The first African-American woman to be elected to the Southampton Board of Trustees, she currently serves on the Suffolk County Human Rights Commission and as chair of the Town of Southampton Housing Authority.

A recipient of the Southampton Village Citizenship Award, she has also served on the Southampton Village Cultural Center Board and the Southampton Village Planning Commission. She is the co-founder of the East End African-American Museum and Center of Excellence and Coordinator for Neighborhood Community Meetings. 

A graduate of Howard University with a degree in Computer Management Information Systems, Cannon spent 20 years in Regional and Senior Staff management positions at Verizon and has been Executive Director of the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center since 2007. 

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