Boards and Commissions Information Form

Name of Board/Commission Urban Food Policy Council Date 11/08/2017
Authority for Creation The authority for establishing the Urban Food Policy Council is Chapter 2, Section 2-63(a)(11) of the City Code, which was adopted by the City Council on April 17, 2017.
Purpose/Function The purpose of the Urban Food Policy Council is to initiate and promote actions that increase food access in the city of Winston-Salem, with a particular emphasis on activities in the urban core.
Method of Appointment The council shall be composed of 9 members of the public. Members shall have an interest in the food system, including food production, distribution, marketing, processing, consumption, access, disposal, etc. Members shall be residents of the City of Winston-Salem but cannot be employees of the City of Winston-Salem. Members shall be recommended by the Mayor and approved by the City Council.
Number of Members  Nine
Terms of Office Three members shall be appointed for a three-year term. Three members shall be appointed for a two year term. Three members shall be appointed for a one year term. All subsequent appointments shall be for three-year terms.
Meeting Date and Time  

Chief Staff Person
Regina Hall

Title
Auxillary Projects Coordinator

Telephone Number
336-734-1238

Current Membership - Urban Food Policy Council
Name Race/Gender Term Expiration
City Council Appointments
Marcus Hill BM  2 09/20
George Redd IV BM  2 09/20
Jennifer Filipowski  WF   2 09/20 
Megan Regan WF   1 09/19
Syndney Richardson BF  1 09/19
Tembila Covington BF  1 09/19 
Scott Andree Brown WM   0* 09/18
Michael Banner BM  0* 09/18 
Melinda Hash BF   0*
09/18

Special Notes:

1* = Serving more than 50% of an unexpired term (more than one year & seven months of the term has expired).

0* = Serving less than 50% of an unexpired term (less than one year & six months of the term has expired).

11/17

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