Name of Board/Commission Outstanding Women Leaders Program Date 2/21/2017
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 signifcant 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 As needed
Chief Staff Person

Carolyn Smith, Utilities Administration Telephone Number
Current Membership - Outstanding Women Leaders Program
Name Race/Gender Term Expiration
City Council Appointments
Dana Suggs  BF   12/2018
Carolyn Horton WF   12/2018
Debra Gunter BF   12/2019
Naomi Jones BF   12/2019
Nan Griswold WF   12/2019
Carrie E. Collins  WF   12/2018

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