According to Wikipedia,
Nelson Harris is Baptist minister and a former mayor of Roanoke, Virginia, having served from 2004 to 2008. A Democrat, he was elected mayor in 2004 with 37% of the vote in a competitive four-way race against Republican Alice Hincker, Independent Delvis "Mac" McCadden, and Independent George A. Sgouros. Harris had previously served on the school board and city council.
Nelson Harris is affiliated with the following schools: