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Economic Opportunities Commission

Description:

The Economic Opportunities Commission develops and recommends programs which provide outreach and assistance to low-income residents. The Commission meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Approximately four hours per month are required of Commission members.

Number of Members:

18

Comments:

  • 1/3 shall be elected public officials currently holding office, or their representatives appointed by the City Council
  • 1/3 at least shall be representatives of the poor certified by the Commission
  • 1/3 shall be representatives of business industry, labor, religious, welfare or other private groups and interests certified by the Commission.

Term of Service:

2-year term

City Staff Contact:

Lesa Gilbert, Dept. of Community and Human Services, 703.746.5912

List of Members:

  • Andrew Baldwin
  • Lanitra Berger
  • Burke Brownfeld
  • John Chapman
  • Adam Ebbin
  • Seena Foster
  • Gila Harris
  • Ann Marie Hay
  • Margo Heard
  • Charlene Jeanes
  • Toinette Neube
  • Redella Pepper
  • Dipti Pidikiti-Smith
  • Karin Porter
  • Allison Silberberg
  • Paul Smedberg
  • Diane Stoy
  • Nader Tamadon
  • Joseph Valenti
  • Crystal Vanison

For further information about the responsibilities of this board or commission, or to apply to serve on this board or commission, contact Jackie Henderson in the City Clerk's Office at 703 746-4550.

See the Economic Opportunities Commission web page here.