Community & Economic Development Steering Committee

Committee Chair

Lavonta Williams, Council Member, Wichita, Kansas

Committee Vice Chairs

Mike Wojcik, Council Member, Rochester, Minnesota
Craig Thurmond, Mayor, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Board Liaison

Murry Witcher, Alderman, North Little Rock, Arkansas

Arizona

Gilbert Lopez, Vice Mayor, City of Coolidge, Arizona
Christian Price, Mayor, City of Maricopa, Arizona
Tom Reardon, Council Member, City of Sierra Vista, Arizona
Dave Richins, Council Member, City of Mesa, Arizona
Mike Zinkin, Council Member, Town of Oro Valley, Arizona

Arkansas

Jackie Crabtree, Mayor, City of Pea Ridge, Arkansas
Sherry Holliman, Council Member, City of Marion, Arkansas
Jill Dabbs, Mayor, City of Bryant, Arkansas
Frank Fogleman, Mayor , City of Marion, Arkansas

California

Neal Andrews, Council Member, City of Ventura, California
Suzanne Lee Chan, Councilmember, City of Fremont, California
Jeff Comerchero, Council Member, City of Temecula, California
Ronald Garcia, Council Member , City of Brea, California
Andy Melendrez, Council Member, City of Riverside, California
Curren Price, Council Member, City of Los Angeles, California

Colorado

Bonnie Finley, Council Member, City of Longmont, Colorado
Phil Cernanec, Mayor, City of Littleton, Colorado

Florida

Hayward Benson, Vice Mayor, City of Lauderhill, Florida

Georgia

Kenneth Ruffin, Council Member, City of Riverdale, Georgia
Tony Thomas, Chairman of Council, City of Savannah, Georgia
Vince Williams, Mayor, City of Union City, Georgia

Illinois

John Ostenburg, Mayor, Village of Park Forest, Illinois

Kansas

James Clendenin, Council Member, City of Wichita, Kansas
Laura McConwell, Mayor, City of Mission, Kansas

Kentucky

Marianne Butler, Council Member, Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government, Kentucky

Maryland

Donna Crary, Council Member, City of Laurel, Maryland
Johnie Higgs, Council Member, City of Seat Pleasant, Maryland
Emmett Jordan, Mayor, City of Greenbelt, Maryland
Henry Marraffa, Council Member, City of Gaithersburg, Maryland

Massachusetts

Dennis Carlone, City of Cambridge, Massachusetts

Michigan

Susan Rowe, Councilwoman, City of Wayne, Michigan
Janice Winfrey, City Clerk, City of Detroit, Michigan

Minnesota

Jeff Weisensel, Council Member, City of Rosemount, Minnesota
Tom Kuntz, Mayor, City of Owatonna, Minnesota

Mississippi

Johnny DuPree, Mayor, City of Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Brian Ramsey, Alderman, City of Ridgeland, Mississippi

Missouri

Jim Glover, Council Mmeber, City of Kansas City, Missouri
John Sharp, Council Member, City of Kansas City, Missouri
Scott Wagner, Councilman, City of Kansas City, Missouri

Nevada

Gerri Schroder, Councilwoman, City of Henderson, Nevada

New York

Ellen Polimeni, Mayor, City of Canandaigua, New York

North Carolina

David Howard, Council Member, City of Charlotte, North Carolina

Ohio

Patricia Britt, Clerk of Council, City of Cleveland, Ohio
John Warren, Council President, Village of Oakwood, Ohio

Oregon

Jim Fairchild, Council Member, City of Dallas, Oregon

Pennsylvania

Marian Tasco, Councilwoman, City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
C. Kim Bracey, Mayor, City of York, Pennsylvania

South Carolina

Robert Reeder, Council Member, City of Spartanburg, South Carolina

Tennessee

Jacobia Dowell, Council Member, City of Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee
Karen Johnson, Council Member, City of Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee
Ron Washington, Council Member, City of Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Texas

Rick Callahan, Council Member, City of Dallas, Texas
Philip Kingston, Council Member, City of Dallas, Texas
Maher Maso, Mayor, City of Frisco, Texas
Lana Wolff, Council Member, City of Arlington, Texas

Utah

Corey Rushton, Councilmember at Large, City of West Valley City, Utah

Washington

John Holman, Council Member, City of Auburn, Washington
Glenn Rogers, City Councilmember, City of Kenmore, Washington

West Virginia

Paul Thornton, Council Member , City of Vienna, West Virginia