Community Action Board

Purpose:

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.

Membership:

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.

Authority:

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

Meetings:

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

Contact:

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

Members:

Public Sector

Name, Entity Represented and Current Office Held Date when seated for current term Ending Date of Current Term
Joey Henderson – Board Chairman
BOCC, District 2 Representative, Commissioner Ken Hagan
08/07/19 6/30/24
Harold Jackson – Board Parliamentarian
BOCC, District 3 Representative, Commissioner Gwen Myers
01/11/2021 6/30/24
Kimberly Mitchell
BOCC, District 4 Representative, Commissioner Stacy White
 01/14/15 06/30/24
Thomas Mortenson
City of Temple Terrace
03/03/2021 6/30/24
William Thomas, Jr. – Board Vice Chairman
City of Plant City
3/9/16 6/30/22
Ramon Wong
BOCC, District 1 Representative, Commissioner Harry Cohen
12/11/19 6/30/22
Ocea Wynn
City of Tampa
08/07/19 6/30/22

 

Private Sector

Name, Entity Represented and Current Office Held Date when seated for current term Ending Date of Current Term
Marcia Cedano
LULAC
2/10/16 6/30/22
Rosa Hill
Tampa Housing Authority
6/10/15 6/30/24
Felita Lewis
School District of Hillsborough County
7/14/21 6/30/24
Yvette Lewis
NAACP
11/15/17 6/30/23
Christine Long
Metropolitan Ministries
8/07/19 6/30/22
Santos Morales
Enterprising Latinas
10/16/19 6/30/22
Vacant
Feeding Tampa Bay

 

Low Income Sector

Name, Entity Represented and Current Office Held Date when seated for current term Ending Date of Current Term
Jennifer Anderson
Member-at-Large
5/11/18 6/30/24
Gabriel Brown
Head Start Policy Council
11/30/19 6/30/22
Samelia Davis – Board Secretary
Member-at-Large
1/15/20 6/30/22
Janine Hargrett
Member-at-Large
10/11/17 6/30/23
Regina Gambrell
Member-at-Large
11/14/18 6/30/24
Patrick Simmons
East Hillsborough Advisory Council
3/14/18 6/30/24
Dr. Bennie Small
Member-at-Large
10/11/17 6/30/23
Andrea White
Member-at-Large
1/13/2021 6/30/24

*Reappointed

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