Name of Board/Commission Community Sustainability Program Committee Date 05/06/19
Authority for Creation The authority for establishing the Community Sustainability Program Committee was created by a resolution adopted by the City Council on September 15, 2008, upon the recommendation by the Public Works Committee.
Purpose/Function The purpose of the Community Sustainability Program Committee is to review the City’s Local Action Plan and provide periodic reports and recommendations to City Council with regard to greenhouse gas emissions and related sustainability issues.
Method of Appointment Sixteen members are appointed by the City Council upon the recommendation of the Mayor. The Chairman of the Committee shall be appointed by the Mayor. The members of the committee shall be composed of individuals with the following skills or background: small, medium and large business, industrial, architectural/building, transportation, energy and environmental.
Number of Members Eleven
Terms of Office Two years
Meeting Date and Time Third Wednesday of each month - 5:30 p.m. in City Hall, Room 352
Chief Staff Person
Helen Peplowski
Sustainability Program Director
Telephone Number

Sustainability web pages - Go Green Winston-Salem

Current Membership - Community Sustainability Program Committee
Name Race/Gender Term Expiration
City Council Appointments
Leah Lavin (South Ward) WF  1 5/2022
Rajesh Kapileshwari (West Ward) AF  1 5/2022
Keyra Williams (Northeast Ward) BF  1 5/2022
Amber Baker (North Ward BF  1 5/2021
Denise Terry (East Ward) BF   1 5/2021
Bodiford Stackhouse (Southeast Ward) BM   1  5/2022
Angela Young (Southwest Ward) BF  1  5/2021
Allison Bowling (Northwest Ward) WF   1  5/2021
Sarah Pesek - Committee Chair WF  1  5/2022
Dane Kuppinger  WM   1  5/2021
Stephanie Friede HF  1 5/2022

Special Notes:

1*= Serving more than 50% of an unexpired term (more than one year & one month of the term has expired).

0*= Serving less than 50% of an unexpired term (less than one year of the term has expired).


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