BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS INFORMATION FORM

Name of Board/Commission College Advisory Board  Date 11/26/13
Authority for Creation The authority for establishing the College Advisory Board was created by a resolution adopted by the City Council on June 21, 2010.
Purpose/Function The purpose of the college  Advisory Board  shall be to advise the City Council regarding matters that are of interest to students who are enrolled in full-time colleges and universities in Winston-Salem which, in turn, will encourage the retention of college graduates in Winston-Salem.
Method of Appointment Twelve members are appointed by the City Council upon recommendation of the Mayor. Two students and one alternate will be nominated by each college or university, the Leadership Quad, or any other interested college student-oriented agencies or organizations. Members shall be representative of the diversity present in the community. Members' shall suggest and contribute ideas  to economic development projects that will appeal to college students and young professionals; advocating for public transit availability and accessibility at various colleges and universities; voicing concerns and resources pertaining to off- campus students housing issues involving landlords, property managers, and fair housing matters; actively engaging in learning about community leadership opportunities that will encourage and foster partnerships with colleges and universities as well as young professionals; and encouraging college students to remain in Winston-Salem after graduation.
Number of Members Twelve 
Terms of Office One year, coinciding with the traditional academic calendar (August to May)
Meeting Date and Time Once a quarter 
Chief Staff Person
Wanda Allen-Abraha
Title
Human Relations Director
Telephone Number
336) 734-1226
Current Membership - College Advisory Board  
City Council Appointments  
School Represented Name Race/Gender Term Expiration
Forsyth Technical
Community College  
Sharon Nyerere BF 2 06/14
Salem College Shelby Ashley BF 1 06/14
Salem College Sara Otero  HF  06/14 
Salem College  Layne Poplin WF  1 06/14
Wake Forest University Lauren Formica WF 1 06/14
Wake Forest University Rae-Ling Lee AF 1 06/14
Wake Forest University Mattos Paschal WF 1 06/14
Wake Forest University John Scott BM 1 06/14
Winston-Salem State
University
Leah Darby BF 1 06/14
Winston-Salem State
University
Beverly Dosso BF 1 06/14
Winston-Salem State
University
Ebonee Funderburk BF 2 06/14
Winston-Salem State
University
Cortney Graham BF 1 06/14

(HF - Hispanic Female)
(AF - Asian Female)


 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).

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