CRD Staff

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations is made up of five divisions: Administration, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Program, Community Affairs, Dispute Settlement and Fair Housing. Each division works to advance the mission to empower, collaborate, engage and promote opportunities to create positive outcomes throughout the community.

Staff works closely with the Community Relations Committee, a 45-member team of professionals and volunteers who provide counsel to the Community Relations department and serve as civil rights and human relations advocates.

Community Relations Management Team

Willie Ratchford, Executive Director

Terry Bradley, Deputy Director and City of Charlotte ADA Coordinator

Traci Ethridge, Community Relations Division Manager

Mary Williams, Dispute Settlement Program Manager

Melissa Baker, Fair Housing Manager

Gwenarda Miller, Community Relations Administrator

Community Relations Staff

Patricia Amaniampong - Administrative Officer IV

Lezlie Briggs - Community Relations Specialist

Teresa Brooks - Community Relations Specialist

Maura Chavez - Community Coordinator

Ryan Emmanuel - Community Coordinator

Sue Green - Administrative Officer I

Rhonda Jackson - Community Relations Specialist

Cheryl Harp - Community Relations Specialist

Luis Matta - Community Relations Specialist

Donna Murrell - Community Relations Specialist/ Supervisor

Terry Stokes - Community Relations Specialist


Administration - 704-336-2424

Police Review - 704-336-5426

Housing Discrimination - 704-336-5160

Dispute Settlement Program - 704-336-2903

Americans with Disability Act - 704-336-1297