TALENT: taking idea from beginning to completion,organizational, development, breaking down complex/good ideas
Freda Player was born and raised in Harrisburg, Pa. She came to Nashville to attend Fisk University where she was Student Body President. In 2003, she completed her Master’s degree from George Washington University in Political Management.
Freda is the Political Director of the Service Employee International Union (SEIU) Local 205. She is responsible for all lobbying for efforts for SEIU in Nashville, Chattanooga, Memphis, and the State Legislature. Freda is also responsible for the union’s electoral efforts throughout the state.
Freda is involved in various non-profit organizations. She currently served on the following boards:
- Chair of the Tennessee Health Care Campaign
- Co-chair of Nashville New Leaders Council
- Secretary of Tennessee Citizen Action
- Membership Chair of the League of Women Voters
- Steering Committee of A.W.A.K.E.
She loves to play tennis at Hadley Park. Freda’s personal goal for 2015 is to walk every greenway in Metro.