Community Action Board


Provides recommendations for the development, planning, implementation, and evaluation of Community Services Block Grant funds and other programs that serve the low-income residents and communities of Hillsborough County.


This Board has a tripartite structure. Membership is comprised of representatives from the public (elected officials),low income (community) sectors, and other major groups and interests in the community.


Community Services Block Grant Act 42. U.S.C. Section 9901, 67-683.


Monthly, 2nd Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
West Tampa NSC, 2103 N. Rome Avenue, Tampa, FL 33607
Meeting location is subject to change.
See calendar for meeting dates and agendas


Derek Guida
Social Services
Phone: (813) 272-6770


Name, Entity Represented and Current Office Held Date when seated for current term Ending Date of Current Term
Public Sector
Greg Spearman
City of Tampa Purchasing Department
Board Chair
09/15/10 06/30/19
Ms. Anneliese Meier
BOCC, District 1 Representative
Commissioner Sandra Murman
04/05/17 06/30/20
Ms. Brittany Jackson
BOCC, District 2 Representative,
Commissioner Victor Crist
04/13/17 06/30/20
Dr. Samuel L. Wright, Sr.
BOCC, District 3 Representative
Commissioner Lesley Miller, Jr.
08/12/15 06/30/18
Ms. Kimberly Mitchell - Secretary
BOCC, District 4 Representative,
Commissioner Stacy White
01/14/15 06/30/18
Mr. William Thomas Jr.
City of Plant City
03/09/16 06/30/19
Dr. Melody Jurado
City of Temple Terrace
03/09/16 06/30/19
Private Sector
Ms. Marcia Cedano
LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens)
02/10/16 06/30/19
Mr. Joey Henderson
Florida Home Partnership
11/04/15 06/30/18
Ms. Rosa Hill
Tampa Housing Authority
06/10/15 06/30/18
Dr. Myrna Hogue
School District of Hillsborough County
11/04/15 06/30/18
Mr. Harold Jackson
Tampa Family Health Centers Representative
07/19/17 06/30/20
Yvette Lewis
New Association for the Advancement of Colored People
11/15/17 09/30/18
Mr. Thomas Mantz
Feeding Tampa Bay
03/23/16 06/30/19
Dr. Bennie Small
04/05/17 06/30/20
Low Income Sector
Ms. Norene Copeland-Miller, M.S., C.M.E. - First Vice Chair
District 1, West Tampa N.S.C. Advisory Board
02/08/12 06/30/18
Ms. Sandy Council
SouthShore Advisory Council
03/09/16 06/30/19
Ms. Carla Lewis - Parliamentarian
10/05/16 06/30/19
Ms. Tiffany Smith
Head Start Poliocy Council
03/08/17 06/30/20
Ms. Helen Yates
Plant City Advisory Council
01/13/16 06/30/19


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