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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

Angela Ables
Jonathan Barrio
Braxton Becoats
Alicia Benjamin
Sonya Black
Kevin Campbell
Kelly Turrubiartes Cielo
Tiera Craig
Kelly Cuddihy
George Dortche
Monifa Drayton
Anthony Forman
Bonnie Foster
Lucille Frierson
Scott Gartlan
Karen Gipson
Charlene Henderson
Morgan Hinton
Yvette Townsend-Ingram
Gregory Jackson
Laura Leftwich
Justin Lyons
Ryan Lyttle
Adrienne Martinez
Joi Mayo
Temako Mccarthy
Michael McIntosh
Jorge Millares
Arun Nair
Debbie Nash
Kyle Pierce
Joseph Raines
Barbara Ratliff
Tonya Rivens
Erinn Rochelle
Jeffrey Simpson
Samuel Smith, Jr.
Thanh Vu
Michael Whitener
Shalinda Williams