Glynn won election in November 1999 after his appointment in April 1999 to fill the seat of the late Cletus Edmonds. In his endeavor to work with his constituents, Glynn's focus is on neighborhood association empowerment, economic and business development, housing revitalization and new housing developments, public safety initiatives, and programs that focus on the youth giving them positive alternatives to deviant behavior.
Glynn is married to Pamela Peterson-Hines. She retired from the National Kidney Foundation of Northeast Indiana. They have been married since January 1, 1983 and have two daughters Monique Hines-Smith and Dr. Candace Hines-Kotei. Monique blessed them with a grandson, Carlton and twin girls Maia and Nia. Candace has blessed them with grandson Nikoi. Glynn also has two adult sons.
Educational background for Councilman Hines includes being a graduate of Central High School in Fort Wayne, B.S. degree with a double major in History and Speech & Drama from Manchester College, North Manchester, Indiana and graduate study at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Glynn is currently empolyed by Brightpoint as a Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) Specialist teaching high school juniors and seniors workforce readiness and college preparation skills. Glynn was formerly employed by Bank One as Assistant Vice President in the Treasury Management department and with Xerox Corporation as Marketing Manager.
His political career began in 1977 with then 1st District City Councilman John Nuckols. He worked as precinct committeeman in the 1st District. Glynn also served as campaign manager for 1st District Councilman Archie Lunsey in 1991.
Glynn is an active community volunteer serving on the boards of the State of Indiana Commission for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, the Knight Foundation, the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, Citilink Public Transit, and advisor to the S.O.A.R. Housing CDC Board. Glynn also served on the boards of the United Way of Allen County, Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission, Project Renew, NAACP and the Gingerbread House.
Glynn enjoys golfing and is the Scholarship Chairman of the Par Tee Golf Club, which has raised over $200,000 in college scholarships for needy inner-city youth. Glynn was also the first Fort Wayne African-American high school golf coach from 2001-2004 at Paul Harding HS.
Glynn currently serves as City Council co-chair on the board's Finance Committee.
Glynn can be reached at:
6804 Richfield Court
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46816
or through the City Council Office at:
200 E. Berry St., Ste. 120
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802