Name of Board/Commission M/WBE Advisory Committee Date 12/21/15
Authority for Creation The Citizens' M/WBE Advisory Committee was established by a resolution adopted by the City Council on November 10, 1987.
Purpose/Function The Advisory Committee is charged with the responsibility of reviewing the City's M/WBE program; making periodic reports and recommendations to the City Council regarding program enhancements; making recommendations to the Council with regard to M/WBE goals on specific projects; evaluating good faith efforts of contractors; and making appropriate recommendations to the Council.
Method of Appointment The members of the Advisory Committee are appointed by the City Council upon the recommendation of the Mayor.
Number of Members Nine
Terms of Office Three years.
Meeting Date and Time Two Tuesday's before first Monday of each month - 4:00 PM 
Chief Staff Person
Evon J. Smith
M/WBE Division Director
Telephone Number
(336) 397-7932
Current Membership - M/WBE Advisory Committee
Name Race/Gender Term Expiration
City Council Appointments
Emma S. Allen BF 2 02/18
Sonia Beckford BF 1 02/17
Kevin B. Byers BM 1 04/17
Robin B. Ervin BF 1 12/18
Constance H. Johnson BF 2 08/18
Jennifer Payne WF 1 04/16
Cedric Russell BM 1 12/18
Christopher J. Salemme WM 1 02/17
Ethel Whitt BF 1 12/18

Special Notes:

1* = Serving more than 50% of an unexpired term (more than one year & one month of the term has been served).

0* = Serving less than 50% of an unexpired term (less than one year of the term has been served).


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