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 - 7 PM
West Tampa NSC, 2103 N. Rome Avenue, Tampa, FL 33607
Meeting location is subject to change.
Schedule and Agendas

Due to COVID-19, meetings may be held virtually and dates changed


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
Mr Joey Henderson
BOCC, District 2 Representative,
Commissioner Ken Hagan
Mr. Harold Jackson Jr.
BOCC, District 3 Representative,
Commissioner Gwen Myers
Ms. Kimberly Mitchell 
BOCC, District 4 Representative,
Commissioner Stacy White
01/14/15 06/30/21
Mr. Thomas Mortenson 
City of Temple Terrace
03/03/21 03/03/24
Mr. William Thomas Jr.
City of Plant City
03/09/16 06/30/22*
Mr. Ray Wong
BOCC, District 1 Representative,
Commissioner Harry Cohen
01/06/21 12/31/22*
Ms. Ocea Wynn
City of Tampa
08/07/19 06/30/21
Private Sector
Ms. Marcia Cedano
LULAC League of United Latin American Citizens
02/10/16 06/30/22*
Ms. Rhonda Gindlesperger
Feeding Tampa Bay
07/01/18 06/30/21
Ms. Rosa Hill
Tampa Housing Authority
06/10/15 06/30/21
Ms. Felita Lewis
School District of Hillsborough County
07/14/2021 07/31/2024
Yvette Lewis
11/15/17 06/30/23*
Ms. Christine Long
Metropolitan Ministries
08/07/19 06/30/21
Mr. Santos Morales
Enterprising Latinas
10/16/19 06/30/22
Low Income Sector
Ms. Jennifer Anderson - Board Chair
05/11/18 06/30/21
Ms. Norene Copeland-Miller, M.S., C.M.E.
District 1, West Tampa N.S.C. Advisory Board
02/08/12 06/30/21
Ms. Regina Gambrell
11/14/18 06/30/21
Ms. Janine Hargrett
10/11/17 06/30/20
Mr. Patrick Simmons
Plant City Advisory Council
03/14/18  06/30/21 
Dr. Bennie Small
10/11/17 06/30/20


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