Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC)

A Citizens Advisory Committee shall be established to serve in an advisory capacity to the Blueprint 2000 Intergovernmental Agency.  In February 2001, the committee was expanded from nine members to twelve.  In November 2007, a member from the Education Community was added to the CAC. In September 2016, three additional members from the Business Community were added to the CAC.


Allen Stucks, Chair, NAACP / Civil Rights Community Representative

Kathy Bell, Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce

Claudette Cromartie, Council of Neighborhood Associations

Neil Fleckenstein, Planning Expert – nominated by the EECC

Gordon Hansen, Tallahassee Senior Citizen Advisory Council

JR Harding Ed.D, Disabled Community Representative

Gina Kinchlow, Big Bend Minority Chamber of Commerce

Bill Berlow, Position at Large

Peter Okonkwo, Capital City Chamber of Commerce

Elva Peppers, Natural Scientist/Biologist – nominated by EECC

George Smith, Financial expert—nominated by the EECC

Keith Dantin, P.E., Planning Commission

Hugh Tomlinson, Network of Entrepreneurs and Business Advocates

Kent Wimmer, Big Bend Environmental Forum


Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency Staff

Benjamin H. Pingree, Director of P.L.A.C.E.

Autumn Calder, Director

Shelonda Meeks, Administrative Supervisor

Angela Ivy, Executive Assistant

Susan Emmanuel, Public Information Officer

Megan Doherty, Senior Planner

Junious Brown, Civil Engineer

Joshua Logan, Design & Construction Engineering Manager

Patrick Kinni, Attorney

Violet Wall, Legal Assistant

Responsibility of the Citizen Advisor Committee:

  • Review work plans, financial audits, and performance audits and to make recommendations to the Blueprint 2000 Intergovernmental Agency.

View PDF Files

Citizen Advisory Committee Bylaws

Citizen’s Advisory Committee 2003 Annual Report

Citizen’s Advisory Committee 2007 Status Report

Citizen’s Advisory Committee 2008 Status Report

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