MLGW board member defends CEO: ‘Politics don’t need to be involved’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 16, 2023 7:57 PM CT | Published: August 16, 2023 12:51 PM CT

The Memphis mayor appoints MLGW’s president and CEO. Doug McGowen was appointed last fall, but the city’s next mayor will have the power to remove him at any time. 


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Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer is a Report for America corps member covering environmental impacts on communities of color in Memphis. She is working in partnership with the Ag & Water Desk, a sustainable reporting network aimed at telling water and agriculture stories across the Mississippi River Basin.


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