Greta is a native Nashvillian who has been active in community service for years.
While attending the University of Tennessee-Martin, she volunteered with Special Olympics and worked with faith communities to weatherize homes of elderly and disabled persons. After college she was a police officer for twelve years in Nashville before working as the Victims of Crime Coordinator with the Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence and as a community outreach advocate and support group facilitator for the YW Domestic Violence Center.
Other affiliations include being on the Board of Directors for the Rainbow Community Center and Interdenominational Services Organization of America, chairperson of the Puddles and Paws Benefit Concert, a member of Nashville Organized for Action and Hope Criminal Justice Task Force, Use of Force and Communications committees. Currently Greta is a United Nations Global Goals Ambassador for the Nashville UN Association, a United State of Women Ambassador Gender Equality Ambassador, a AWBW Social Justice Fellow and a AWBW Trauma Informed Workshop Facilitator.
In 2021 Greta received the Mary Catherine Strobel Social Justice Award for her work in the community.
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