College Advisory Board

Purpose: Advise the City Council regarding matters that are of interest to students who are enrolled in colleges and universities in Winston-Salem, which, in turn, will encourage the retention of college graduates in Winston-Salem.

The College Advisory Board/Wake Forest University School of Law Mediation Program  

The College Advisory Board/Wake Forest University School of Law Mediation Program has been launched. The College Advisory Board initiated this program and partnered with the Wake Forest University School of Law for its implementation. 

The CAB/WFU School of Law Mediation Program is for community mediation between residents of the community immediately surrounding Wake Forest University and off-campus Wake Forest students who may be experiencing disagreements with noise issues, trash issues, parking, and other neighbor vs. neighbor issues.  Volunteer law students from the Wake Forest School of Law will mediate for students and/or residents for free. 

For additional information or for a mediation request, please call City Link 311. 



2017-2018 College Advisory Board Members

College Advisory Board 2017-18

Executive Committee

Member College Title
Nina Walker UNCSA Chair
Maura Wetzel UNCSA Vice Chair
Alan LaMantia FTCC Secretary


Member College
Matthew Cosgrove FTCC
Alan LaMantia FTCC
Shannon Kelly UNCSA
Nina Walker UNCSA
Maura Wetzel UNCSA
Emana Carroll WSSU
AyerJhanae Winchester WSSU
Keyonna Bryant WSSU
Taylor Walker WSSU

2018-2019 Spring Newsletter [pdf/2p]

2018-2019 Fall Newsletter [pdf/2p]

2017-2018 Fall Newsletter [pdf/2p]

2016-2017 Fall/Winter Newsletter [pdf/2p]

Pictures from the 2017 All Hands on Deck: A Collegiate Day of Service

Pictures from the April 4, 2017 Collegiate Trust Talks


(a) Suggest and contribute ideas to economic development projects that will appeal to college students and young professionals;

(b) Advocate for public transit availability and accessibility at various colleges and universities;

(c) Voice concerns and resources pertaining to off-campus student housing issues involving landlords, property managers, and fair housing matters;

(d) Actively engage in learning about community leadership opportunities that will encourage and foster partnerships with colleges and universities, as well as young professionals; and 

(e) Encourage college students to remain in Winston-Salem after graduation.

Membership: The Board shall be composed of a maximum of 12 members appointed by the City Council upon the recommendation of the Mayor. Such members shall be enrolled as full-time college or university students in Winston-Salem. Members shall be representative of the diversity present in the community. 

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