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Community Action Board

The Community Action Board (CAB) serves in an advisory capacity to the Community Action Agency and Board of Commissioners on matters pertaining to the causes and consequences of poverty. In addition, CAB acts as an advocate for low-income citizens in promoting institutional and community changes which remove barriers to self-sufficiency.

CAB Members

Name Sector Term
 Shoshana DeMaria  Private  1/1/16-12/31/18
 Rhonda Weathers  Private  5/17/17-12/31/17
 Elizabeth Janovic  Private  1/1/17-12/31/19
 Julia J.  Private  1/1/16-12/31/18
 Joshua Meisler  Private  1/1/16-12/31/18
 Cherisa Allen Community Representative  2/1/17- 12/31/19
 Mark  McBride  Community Representative 2/1/17-12/31/19
 Juanita House, Vice-Chair  Community Representative  1/1/15-12/31/17
 Stacie Davis-Byrd  Community Representative  1/1/16-12/31/18
 Jo Ann McCollum  Community Representative 1/1/16-12/31/18
Shavondee Boxley  Public 2/1/17 - 12-31/17
 Desmond Miller  Public 1/17/17-12/31/19
 Mary Phillips Smith  Public 1/1/15-12/31/17
 Comm. Ruth Ann Jamnick  Public 1/1/17-12/31/17
 Comm. Ricky Jefferson  Public 1/1/17-12/31/17


2017 Meeting Schedule

Meetings held at Eastern County Government Center, 415 W. Michigan Ave., Suite 2200 Ypsilanti, MI unless otherwise noted.

Agenda Meeting Minutes Additional Materials
 January Minutes  ReImagine Washtenaw Presentation
 March Minutes

New West Willow Association Academic Camp

Summer17 Employment and Mentoring Opportunity Flyer

Upcoming Community Events in March and April

Washtenaw County OCED Program Guide

NGA President's Proposal Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Overview

 May  Minutes

Youth Workshop: Saturday, June 10 2017

Parkridge Summer Camp 2017: July 5-August 18

2017 Parkridge Festival Vendor Application

Dingell Seeks Answers on US Army Corps of Engineers Proposal to Ship Contaminated Waste from Ohio to Belleville

Making your voice heard: Civic Engagement

 July Minutes

 Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Website

 September  Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Presentation


 Click here for archived agendas and minutes 

For more information about the Community Action Board, contact Kimson Johnson at

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