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Meet the Committee

​​The volunteers who comprise members of the Community Relations Committee are an integral part of the human relations support system for the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. CRC members pursue activities that

  • ensure fair housing practices and access to public accommodations;

  • assist in settling dispute and group conflicts;

  • improve race, ethnic and community relations;

  • prevent discrimination; and

  • improve communication among various community groups and individuals.

If you would like to be considered for an appointment on the CRC, please contact one of the following.

City Clerk's Office:


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​​Connect with the Committee

2020 - 2021 ​Committee Members

Vanessa Clarke - Chair
Delores Reid-Smith - Vice-Chair

Jonathan Barrio
Braxton Becoats
Alicia Benjamin
Courtenay Beyer
Sonya Black
Jeronica Cain
Kevin Campbell
Matthew Choiniere
Kelly Turrubiartes Cielo
Tiera Craig
Kelly Cuddihy
George Dortche
Monifa Drayton
Bonnie Foster
Lucille Frierson
Scott Gartlan
Karen Gipson
Charlene Henderson
Morgan Hinton
Paul Lawrence
Eboni Lewis
Justin Lyons
Adrienne Martinez
Temako Mccarthy
Jorge Millares
Arun Nair
Joseph Raines
Barbara Ratliff
Tonya Rivens
Erinn Rochelle
Jeffrey Simpson
Samuel Smith, Jr.
Kelly Spencer
Yvette Townsend-Ingram
Hector Vaca, Jr.
Michael Whitener
Shalinda Williams