KAILASA Mitra Om Award July 13, 2022
Affiliation at the time of award: Mayor of the City of Kinston, North Carolina
Country: United States
Mayor Dontario Hardy has served as Mayor of the City of Kinston, North Carolina since 2017. He is a proud veteran of the United States Navy and currently serves as a sworn law enforcement officer and has worked at the private, local, county and federal levels of law enforcement for over 16 years.
Mayor Hardy is currently serving on the North Carolina Global Transpark Authority Board of Directors, North Carolina League of Municipalities Board of Directors, as a member of the National Diversity Committee at the National Fraternal Order of Police and a host of other boards and committees representing the City of Kinston along with cities, towns, villages and law enforcement officers across the state of North Carolina.