Advisory Boards & Commissions

The following boards/commissions advise the Winston-Salem City Council about specific issues of city government. The volunteer members of these boards/commissions serve a maximum of two consecutive terms and help make important decisions about government policies, distribution of community resources, and the provision of services to residents.

Serving on one of them will offer you an opportunity to understand how your local government works and allow you to make a direct contribution to improving our community. To apply for a position on a board or commission, call the mayor's office at 336-727-2058 or e-mail .

Download a printable Boards & Commissions application (fill in on-screen) [pdf]

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

C

Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee
Ben Rowe, Assistant City Manager
336-747-7381

Citizens' Budget Advisory Council
Patrice Toney, Budget and Evaluation Director
336-747-7090
 
Citizens' Police Review Board
Alan Andrews, Deputy City Attorney
336-747-7401

Coalition for Drug Abuse Prevention
Ava Troxler, Executive Director
336-759-7500

College Advisory Board
Wanda Allen-Abraha, Human Relations Director
336-734-1226

Commission on Ending Homelessness
Andrea Kurtz, Implementation Director
336-721-9373 

Community Agency Allocation Committee
Patrice Toney, Budget Director
336-747-7090

Community Appearance Commission (W-S/FC)
Amy Crum, Project Planner
336-747-7051

Community Sustainability Program Committee
Wendell Dale Hardin, Sustainability Program Director
336-727-8249
 
Creative Corridors Design Review Committee
Meredith Martin, Assistant to the City Manager
336-747-7312

D

Downtown Winston-Salem Business Improvement District Advisory Committee
Stephen Hawryluk, Deputy Budget and Evaluation Director
336-747-7093

E

Emergency Management Advisory Council
Melton Sadler, Emergency Management Director
336-767-6161

F

Fair Planning Commission
David Sparks, Fair Director
336-774-8870

Firemen's Relief Fund/Board of Trustees
Terry Myers, Secretary/Treasurer
336-773-7900

H

Historic Resources Commission (Forsyth County)
Michelle M. McCullough, Project Planner
336-747-7063
 
April M. Johnson, Project Planner
336-747-7054

Housing Authority
Larry Woods, Executive Director
336-917-6053

Human Relations Commission
Wanda Allen-Abraha, Human Relations Director
336-734-1226

L

Loan Committee
Ken Millett, Small Business Liaison
336-747-7472

M

M/WBE Advisory Committee
Tiesha Hinton, Minority & Women Business Enterprise Coordinator
336-734-1262

Medical Review Board
Lisa Saunders, Chief Financial Officer
336-747-6911

O

Outstanding Women Leaders Program Committee
Carolyn Smith, Utilities Administration
336-747-7313

P

Piedmont Triad Airport Authority
Kevin Baker, Executive Director
336-665-5600

Planning Board (W-S/FC)
A. Paul Norby, Planning and Development Services Director
336-747-7061

Police Officers' Retirement Commission (Winston-Salem)
Lisa Saunders, Chief Financial Officer
336-747-6911

Public Assembly Facilities Commission
Ben Rowe, Assistant City Manager
336-747-7090

R

RAMCO Board
Lisa Saunders, Chief Financial Officer
336-747-6911

Recreation and Parks Commission
William Royston, Recreation and Parks Director
336-397-7908

S  

Sister Cities Board
Steven Harrison, Small Business Development Specialist
336-747-7474

Stormwater Appeals Commission
Keith Huff, Stormwater Management Director
336-747-6962

T

Tourism Development Authority (Forsyth County)
Richard Geiger, President, Visit Winston-Salem
336-728-4231

Transit Authority
Art Barnes, WSTA General Manager
336-727-8131

Transportation Advisory Committee (W-S/FC)
Toneq' McCullough, Transportation Director
336-747-6867

Triad Municipal ABC Board
Gregory W. Bradsher, ABC Board Administrator
336-788-7141

U

Utility Commission (W-S/FC)
Gregory Turner, Assistant City Manager
336-747-6866

Y

Youth Advisory Council (Winston-Salem)
Wanda Allen-Abraha, Human Relations Director
336-734-1226

Z

Zoning Board of Adjustment
Chris Murphy, Deputy Director of Planning and Development Services
336-747-7049

updated 3/6/2017

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