East Ward: Annette Scippio

  1. Council Member - Annette Scippio
  2. About the East Ward
  3. Meeting Information

Annette ScippioContact Your Council Member

Annette Scippio

Democrat, East Ward
101 N Main Street 
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 
Phone: 336-771-5175 

Email Annette Scippio (annettes@cityofws.org)

Sabrina Stowe

Community Assistance Liaison, East Ward
Phone: 336-734-1274 
Alternative Phone: 336-462-2341 

Emai lSabrina Stowe(Sabrinas@cityofws.org)

About Annette Scippio

Annette Scippio has been a Council Member since 2018.

Message from Your Council Member

As your Council Member, I will voice your concerns and opinions as well as fight for the well-being of the East Ward residents and the City of Winston-Salem. In order to accomplish this goal, I need to hear from you so that we together can better serve our community.

Professional Experience

  • Vice Chair of the Community Development/Housing/General Government Committee
  • Member of the Public Works Committee
  • General Foods Corp Category Research Manager
  • Del Monte Corporation Group Research Manager
  • RJR Foods Market Research Manager (First African-American in Market Research Department)
  • Southern Community Bank (now Capital Bank, founding director)
  • Leadership Winston-Salem, First African-American Executive Director
  • Delta Fine Arts Executive Director

Community Service

  • Society for the Study of Afro American History in Forsyth County
  • Community Leadership Association Board
  • Smithsonian Traveling Advisory Committee for "The Real McCoy, Afro-American Invention and Innovation" exhibition
  • Associates in Christian Counseling Board
  • NC Association of Black Storytellers, fund-raising chair for the National Black Storytellers Festival and Conference.
  • NC Writers Network Board of Directors, chair of statewide conference
  • NC Museum of Art, African-American Acquisition Committee
  • NC Arts Council, Community Development Grants Panel
  • NC School of Math and Science Parents Council
  • WFDD Community Advisory Committee
  • Mt. Zion Adult Day Care Center Advisory Board
  • Winston-Salem Arts Council, Funded Members Grant Panel
  • Salvation Army Girls and Boys Club Advisory Council
  • Reynolds Auditorium Community Advisory Committee
  • Brenner's Children' s Hospital Advisory Board
  • 401 Winston Lake Precinct, Democratic Party Chair
  • HBCU Living Legends Scholarship Gala, Coordinator
  • St. Peter's World Outreach Center, Community Engagement Vision Leader and member of Music and Arts Ministry


  • Grew up in Reynoldstown neighborhood
  • Attended 14th Street and Diggs Elementary Schools
  • Graduated Anderson Junior and Senior High.
  • B.A. Howard University, Business Administration
  • M.A. Duke University, Liberal Studies

Publications & Videos

  • "Beyond These Walls," video by City of Winston-Salem, writer.
  • "Reynoldstown," video by City of Winston-Salem, featured community historian.
  • "African-American Women 1900-1980," historical calendar for Society for Study of Afro American History in Forsyth County, editor.
  • "African American Neighborhoods to 1970," historical calendar for Society for Study of Afro American History in Forsyth County, editor.