Equity & Empowerment Advisory Board


The purpose and responsibility of the Equity and Empowerment Advisory Board shall be as follows:

1. Review the priorities for Interwoven Equity in Plan 2040 and any subsequent city comprehensive plan;

2.  Develop proposed plans for the implementation of policies and actions identified for each priority set forth in the Interwoven Equity in City Plan 2040; and

3.  Review all existing city policies, ordinances and regulations and recommend to City Council changes in such policies, ordinances or regulations to eliminate the city of any policies or procedures that promote inequality or limit empowerment. 

MembersTerm of OfficeEligible for Reappointment
Council Member Bestpitch

Council Member White-Boyd

Dr. William L. Lee12/31/23Yes
Jerel Rhodes12/31/23Yes
Kaitlyn Johnson*12/31/23Yes
Peter Wonson12/31/23Yes
Angela S. Penn12/31/23Yes
Patice Holland*12/31/23Yes
Phazhon Nash12/31/23Yes

(*) Denotes non-City Resident

For more information about this Advisory Board, click here.

To view all of the Roanoke Equity & Empowerment Advisory Board Meetings, click here to be redirected to the City of Roanoke YouTube Channel.

  1. EEAB Agendas
  2. EEAB Meeting Minutes

Equity & Empowerment Advisory Board Agendas

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