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Emergency Management Advisory Council

Purpose

The purpose of the Advisory Council is to advise City and County officials on emergency management matters; recommend the annual budget, and to recommend nominees to the Mayor and Chairman of the County Commissioners to fill Advisory Council vacancies. The Council endorses the Emergency Management program on disaster preparedness, response, mitigation, and planning for the cities, townships and county.

Members and Non-Voting Staff Person(s)

Six members are appointed by the City Council upon recommendation of the Mayor. Six members are appointed by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners upon nomination by the Chairman. An ex-officio member is appointed to represent the following organizations: the City Council, Forsyth County Commissioners, Kernersville Board of Aldermen, Forsyth Northwest Chapter of the American Red Cross (Executive Director) and the Emergency Management Director.

Currently Serving

NameTitleTerm Expires
Mr. Edward G Busch 9/30/2021
Mr. Kenneth R Crews Kernersville Alternate
Mr. Thomas Dunn
Mr. Scottie L Emerson 9/30/2021
Mr. Richard L Herring 9/30/2019
Mr. Sanford A Hinkle 9/30/2018
Mr. Darrell H Jeter 9/30/2017
Mr. Irving Neal
Mr. G. Ross Patterson 9/30/2019
Mr. Barry A Poe 9/30/2020
Mr. Charles R Reavis 9/30/2020
Ms. Kayla N Selman 9/30/2019
Mr. James D Taylor Jr.
Vacant 9/30/2021
Vacant 2 9/30/2019
Mr. August Vernon
Ms. Gloria D Whisenhunt

Meetings

The Emergency Management Advisory Council meets on the second Wednesday of January, March, May, July, September and November. Most meetings are held at 3:00 p.m. at the Emergency Management Office, Smith Reynolds Airport, Winston-Salem. Please call 661-6440 for specific meeting location.

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