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Emergency Management Advisory Council


The purpose of the Advisory Council is to advise City and County officials on emergency management matters; recommend the annual budget, and to recommend nominees to the Mayor and Chairman of the County Commissioners to fill Advisory Council vacancies. The Council endorses the Emergency Management program on disaster preparedness, response, mitigation, and planning for the cities, townships and county.


Six members are appointed by the City Council upon recommendation of the Mayor. Six members are appointed by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners upon nomination by the Chairman. An ex-officio member is appointed to represent the following organizations: the City Council, Forsyth County Commissioners, Kernersville Board of Aldermen, Forsyth Northwest Chapter of the American Red Cross (Executive Director) and the Emergency Management Director.

Currently Serving

Term Expires
Mr. Andrew Blackwell  9/30/2018
Mr. Neil Bowen  9/30/2016
Mr. Kenneth R Crews   
Mr. Milind K Dongre  9/30/2018
Mr. Thomas Dunn   
Mr. Miltib R Dutko  9/30/2018
Mr. Renarde D Earl  9/30/2015
Mr. C. David Jackson  9/30/2015
Mr. Ted Kaplan   
Mr. J. Irving Neal   
Mr. G. Ross Patterson Vice Chair9/30/2016
Mr. Charles R Reavis  9/30/2017
Mr. Timothy J Roten  9/30/2017
Mr. Melton Sadler Director 
Mr. James D Taylor Jr.   
Mr. Ralf E Walters  9/30/2018


The Emergency Management Advisory Council meets on the second Wednesday of January, March, May, July, September and November. Most meetings are held at 3:00 p.m. at the Emergency Management Office, Smith Reynolds Airport, Winston-Salem. Please call 661-6440 for specific meeting location.

Other Information


District Map

District Map

District A
Everette Witherspoon - Term Expires: Dec. 2018
Walter Marshall - Term Expires: Dec. 2018
District B
Richard V. Linville - Term Expires: Dec. 2016
Don Martin - Term Expires: Dec. 2018
David R. Plyler - Term Expires: Dec. 2016
Gloria D. Whisenhunt - Term Expires: Dec. 2016
At Large
Ted Kaplan - Term Expires: Dec. 2018

Forsyth County Code

The County Code is the official record of ordinances adopted by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners. By clicking on the link below, you will be able to access an online copy of the County Code.

Please note that when you click on this link, you will be leaving the Forsyth County website and entering a website owned and operated by Municipal Code Corporation, also known as “Municode.” The County Code displayed on the Municode site is updated annually and, therefore, may not contain recently approved ordinances.

View the Forsyth County Code

TV Broadcast Schedule

View our TV Broadcast on the Government Channel The Commissioner's meetings, held on Mondays, are broadcast live at 6:00 pm on WSTV 13 - The Government Channel. They are rebroadcast the following Tuesday at 9:00 AM and the following Wednesday at 9:00 pm.

The Commissioner's briefings, held on Thursdays, are broadcast live at 2:00 pm on WSTV 13 - The Government Channel. They are rebroadcast the same day at 6:00 pm.