Name of Board/Commission: Outstanding Women Leaders Program

Date: 05/03/2019

Authority for Creation: The Outstanding Women Leaders Program Committee was established by a resolution adopted by the City Council on April 18, 2016.

Purpose/Function: The Advisory Committee is charged with the responsibility of developing a selection criteria for honorees of Outstanding Women Leaders award; select outstanding women leaders who exemplify leadership characteristics and have made significant contributions to the Winston-Salem community; plan an annual event which recognizes the selected recipients; secure sponsorship for the event; and select the venue, entertainment, and food for the event. 

Method of Appointment: The members of the Advisory Committee are appointed by the City Council upon the recommendation of the Mayor Pro Tempore.

Number of Members: Five

Terms of Office: Three years.

Meeting Date and Time: Third Monday of each month - 3:00 p.m.

Chief Staff Person Telephone Number
Carolyn Smith 336-692-8810

Current Membership - Outstanding Women Leaders Program

City Council Appointments

Name Race/Gender Term Expiration
Debra Gunter, Chair  BF   12/18
Nan Griswold, Vice Chair BF   12/19
Naomi Jones BF   12/19
Nan Griswold WF   12/19
Carrie E. Collins WF   12/19

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