Jermaine Johnson is stepping down as Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke’s director of legislation, and has been named Waverly Main Street's new director.
Johnson, a resident of Coldstream-Homestead-Montebello, previously worked for the before joining Clarke’s staff two years ago, according to an email from Clarke's office announcing the departure.
He will take over an organization that has seen its responsibilities and profile increase in recent months.
Waverly Main Street recently took over responsibility for along Greenmount Avenue on the Charles Village Community Benefits District's board, after the Waverly Merchants Association disbanded.
The organization is also tasked with the revitalization of the economic development of Greenmount Avenue in North Baltimore, and does so with the assistance of the Baltimore Development Corporation, according to its website.