Community Appearance Commission (City-County)

Community Appearance CommissionMeetings

  • 4 p.m.
  • 4th Wednesday of every month
  • Bryce A. Stuart Municipal Building
    2nd Floor Planning Board Conference Room
    100 E First Street
    Winston-Salem, NC 27101
  • 2021 Meeting Calendar (PDF)

The principal work of the Commission is carried out within committees that meet once a month. All meetings are open to the public.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Meeting minutes may be obtained at the Planning Department.

View Most Recent Agendas


Method of Appointment

Eight members are appointed by the City Council upon the recommendation of the Mayor Pro Tempore; the Forsyth County Commissioners shall appoint seven members. A minimum of four City and four County appointees shall have demonstrated special experience or education in a design field, such as:

  • Architecture
  • Historic preservation
  • Horticulture
  • Land use planning
  • Landscape architecture
  • Another closely related field

Appointees must reside within Forsyth County.

Number of Members

The Community Appearance Commission of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County (CAC) is a 15-member advisory board (PDF) appointed by the Winston-Salem City Council and Forsyth County Board of Commissioners.

Terms of Office

Three Years

Chief Staff Person

Dakota Pahel-Short
Phone: 336-747-6835

Current Membership - City Council Appointments

NameRace & GenderTermExpiration
Brittney Clinton HillBlack Female1February 2023
Manika GuptaAsian Female1February 2024
John CoyneWhite Male1February 2022
Rosalba LedezmaWhite/Hispanic Female1February 2023
Curtis WalkerBlack Male1February 2024
Salvador PatinoHispanic Male2February 2022
Tasia S. WilsonBlack Female1February 2022
George EdwardsWhite Male1February 2022
Brenda FulmoreBlack Female1February 2023

Current Membership - County Appointments

NameRace & GenderTermExpiration
Jon RoethlingWhite Male1February 2024
Judith HotchkissWhite Female1February 2022
Anton MoussaevWhite Male1February 2024
Ethanic GoodWhite Female1February 2022
Amanda KingWhite Female1February 2022

Authority for Creation

The authority for establishing the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Community Appearance Commission is conferred by Chapter 160A, Article 19, Part 7, of the North Carolina General Statutes. The Commission was created by the adoption of an ordinance by the City Council and the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners on November 21, 1988 and December 19, 1988, respectively.

Purpose / Function

The purpose of the Commission is to enhance and improve the visual quality and aesthetic character of Forsyth County and the City of Winston-Salem for the education, pleasure, and enrichment of City and County residents.

Get Involved

To apply for a position on the Community Appearance Commission, please contact:

  • Forsyth County Manager’s Office: 336-703-2020
  • Winston-Salem City Secretary’s Office: 336-727-2224