BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS INFORMATION FORM

Name of Board/Commission Emergency Management Advisory Council Date 03/25/14
Authority for Creation The Emergency Management Advisory Council was created by joint resolutions adopted by the City Council on November 16, 1951, and by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners on December 3, 1951.
Purpose/Function The purpose of the Advisory Council is to advise City and County officials on civil preparedness matters, to recommend the annual budget, and to recommend nominees to the Mayor and Chairman of the County Commissioners to fill Advisory Council vacancies.
Method of Appointment Six members are appointed by the City Council upon the recommendation of the Mayor. Six members are appointed by the Forsyth County Commissioners upon nomination by the Chairman. An ex-officio member is appointed to represent the following organizations: the City Council, Forsyth County Commissioners, Kernersville Board of Aldermen, League of Women Voters, Forsyth Northwest Chapter of the American Red Cross and the Emergency Management Director.
Number of Members Twelve members and six ex-officio members
Terms of Office Three years
Meeting Date and Time Second Wednesday of January, March, May, July, September, and November - 3:00 p.m.
Chief Staff Person
Melton Sadler
Title
Emergency Management Director
Telephone Number
(336) 767-6161
Current Membership - Emergency Management Advisory Council
Name Race/Gender Term Expiration
City Council Appointments
Renarde D. Earl BM 1 09/15
C. David Jackson WM 2 09/15
County Appointments    
Neil Bowen  WM 1 09/16
Christopher Langham WM 2 09/14
G. Ross Patterson  WM 1 09/16
Kenneth A. Shaw  BM 1 09/15
Marsha Sucharski, Vice-Chair WF 2 09/14
Ann Voss, Chair WF 2 09/15

Ex-Officio Members

Jeff McPherson, American Red Cross Emergency Services Director
Irving Neal, Kernersville Alderman
James Taylor, Jr., City Council Member Representative
Gloria Whisenhunt, Forsyth County Commissioner
Melton Sadler, Emergency Management Director

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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