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Ten-Year Plan Commission on Homelessness

Purpose

The purpose of the Commission is to effect the vision of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Ten-Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness, including overseeing implementation of the strategic initiatives described in the Ten-Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness.

Members

The Commission is comprised of twelve menbers. Six members are appointed by the City Council, upon recommendation of the Mayor. Five members are appointed by the County Commissioners. The Mayor and the Chairperson of the County Commissioners shall appoint the Chairperson of the Commission. The membership shall be representative of the Homeless Council as well as other supportive services, and may include: rental real estate, mental health, social services, businesses and professionals, criminal justice, education and workforce development, advocacy and consumers, with one member affiliated with the Neighborhood Alliance or Neighborhood Association and one member having an accounting, financial, or CPA background. Elected City and County officials shall be appointed as ex-officio, non-voting members of the Commission.
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The terms of office are for three years. Initially, six members will serve two-year terms, five members will serve three-year terms, and the Chairperson will serve a two-year term. Members are limited to two consecutive terms.

Currently Serving

Name
Title
Term Expires
Mr. John R Bost  1/31/2015
Mr. Gary R Gunderson  11/30/2016
Mr. David Harold  11/30/2015
Mr. Christopher L Henson Chair 
Mr. Alan K Hodges  11/30/2014
Ms. Jerrilyn J Ingram  1/31/2015
Ms. Vivian V Joiner  11/30/2015
Mr. Dan Kornelis Support Staff 
Ms. Andrea Kurtz Implemen. Dir. 
Ms. Molly Leight   
Mr. Chad C Nance  1/30/2015
Ms. Paula B Stephen  11/30/2014
Mr. Tim West Support Staff 
Ms. Leona C Williams  1/31/2015
Ms. Diane Wimmer  1/31/2016
Mr. Everette L Witherspoon Jr.   

Meetings

Monthly - TBA

Other Information

 

District Map

District Map

At Large
Bill Whiteheart - Term Expires: Dec. 2014
District A
Everette Witherspoon - Term Expires: Dec. 2014
Walter Marshall - Term Expires: Dec. 2014
District B
Mark Baker - Term Expires: Dec. 2014
Richard V. Linville - Term Expires: Dec. 2016
David R. Plyler - Term Expires: Dec. 2016
Gloria D. Whisenhunt - Term Expires: Dec. 2016

Forsyth County Code

The County Code is the official record of ordinances adopted by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners. By clicking on the link below, you will be able to access an online copy of the County Code.

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View the Forsyth County Code

TV Broadcast Schedule

View our TV Broadcast on the Government Channel The Commissioner's meetings, held on Mondays, are broadcast live at 6:00 pm on WSTV 13 - The Government Channel. They are rebroadcast the following Tuesday at 9:00 AM and the following Wednesday at 9:00 pm.

The Commissioner's briefings, held on Thursdays, are broadcast live at 2:00 pm on WSTV 13 - The Government Channel. They are rebroadcast the same day at 6:00 pm.