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Per policy of the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners, the Board may maintain standing committees as determined by a majority vote of the Board. The Board may also establish non-standing (“ad-hoc”) committees as determined by a majority vote of the Board. Each committee includes 4 Commissioners, with one member serving as the Chair of the Committee. Members of each committee are appointed by the Chairman.
The Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners currently has four standing committees, the Health and Human Services Committee,
Economic Development Committee, the
Relations Committee and the Environmental Stewardship Committee. There are two ad-hoc committees, the Performance Review Committee (formerly the Compensation Committee) and the
Audit Review Committee.
Economic Development Committee
Responsible for making recommendations that contribute to business and job growth in Mecklenburg County.
Commissioner Trevor M. Fuller (Chair)Commissioner Susan B. HardenCommissioner Mark JerrellCommissioner Susan Rodriguez-McDowell
This committee meets the first Tuesday of every month from 3:30-5 p.m.and the third Tuesday of every month from 2:30-3 p.m. unless otherwise communicated.
Staff support: Leslie Johnson and Timmothy Tibbs
Health and Human Services Committee
Responsible for making recommendations to improve the health and well-being of Mecklenburg County residents with emphasis on children, seniors and families.
Commissioner Vilma D. Leake (Chair)Commissioner Susan Rodriguez-McDowellCommissioner Mark JerrellCommissioner Elaine Powell
This committee meets the third Tuesday of every month from 1:00-2:30 p.m. unless otherwise communicated.
Staff support: Anthony Trotman and Christina Saunders
Responsible for helping coordinate the intergovernmental relations between and among Mecklenburg County and all the governing bodies operating within the County at the federal, state and local levels.
Commissioner Mark Jerrell (Chair)Commissioner Pat CothamCommissioner Susan B. HardenCommissioner Susan Rodriguez-McDowell
This committee meets the second Tuesday of every month from 2-3 p.m. unless otherwise communicated.
Staff support: Dena Diorio/Derrick Ramos and Starla Tanner
Performance Review Committee
Responsible for reviewing the performance of the County Manager.
Commissioner Elaine Powell (Chair)Commissioner Trevor M. FullerCommissioner Vilma D. LeakeCommissioner Susan Rodriguez-McDowell
This committee meets annually unless otherwise communicated.
Audit Review Committee
Responsible for the financial reporting process, the system of internal control, the audit process and Mecklenburg County's process for monitoring compliance with laws, regulations and the Code of Ethics.
Commissioner Pat Cotham (Chair)Commissioner Trevor M. FullerCommissioner Susan B. HardenCommissioner Ella B. ScarboroughPublic Member: Alex Vuchnich
This committee meets the first Tuesday four times a year from 2-3:30 p.m. unless otherwise communicated.
Environmental Stewardship Committee
Responsible for making recommendations that sustain and enhance the environment in a manner that conserves and protects our air, water, land and biological resources.