On Friday, Jan. 25, the transition board for Mayor Frank Scott, Jr. announced the names of individuals who will participate in subcommittees to develop recommendations to the Scott administration. More than five hundred people submitted applications for positions on eight subcommittees. Selection criteria included: demonstrable experience related to subcommittee subject matter; detailed explanation of qualifications and desire to serve; diversity presented (socio-economic, race, gender, disability status, age, etc.); and city ward representation.
Subcommittee chairmen, transition board member and members are:
Education: Sen. Joyce Elliott, Chairman, and John Rutledge
Lara Blume McGee
Economic Development: Gus Blass, III, Chairman, and John Rutledge
Marquita Little Numan
Finance and Administration: Kathryn Hazelett, Chairman, and Baker Kurrus
Sarah Catherine Gutierrez
Dr. Christopher Jones
Inclusion: Dr. Sara Tariq, Chairman, and Cristina Monterrey
Mobility: Tamika Edwards, Chairman, and Kathyrn Hazelett
Public Safety: Tamika Edwards, Chairman, and Cristina Monterrey
Quality of Life: Jay Barth, Chairman, and Sen. Elliott
Dr. Riley Lipschitz
Pat Riley, Jr.
Dr. Chad Rogers
Transformation and Government Reform: Antwan Phillips, Chairman, Will Rockefeller and Baker Kurrus
Dr. Anika Whitfield
Each subcommittee will present recommendations to the transition board, which will produce a final written report to Mayor Scott.