Public Assembly Facilities Commission


  • Noon
  • Third Monday of each month


Method of Appointment

Ten members are appointed by the City Council upon the recommendation of the Mayor. The chairman is appointed by the Mayor. The chairman is appointed by the Mayor.  All members must be Winston-Salem residents.

Number of Members 


Terms of Office 

Following initial terms, all terms will be three years.

Chief Staff Person

Ben Rowe
Assistant City Manager
Phone: 336-747-7090

Current Membership

NameRace & GenderTermExpiration
Haley Gingles, ChairBlack Female2August 2021
Otis Northington
White Male2August 2021
Billy Rich
Black Male2August 2020
Jim Rose
White Male2August 2021
Manya Stewart
Black Female
2December 2021
Vicki S. Miller
Black Female
1August 2021
Lisa StroutWhite Female1August 2023
Ray BodenWhite Male1August 2023
Kathleen Garber
White Female
1March 2021
Priscilla GreenBlack Female1August 2023
William OaksWhite Male1August 2023

Authority for Creation 

The Public Assembly Facilities Commission was created by Section 2-151 of the City Code and adopted by the City Council on May 20, 2002.

Purpose / Function

The purpose of the Commission is to oversee the City’s fairgrounds, convention center, coliseum annex, and Bowman Gray Stadium.