African Descent Advisory Committee

Photo of African Descent Advisory Committee standing by the main stairs of City Hall

Photo of New African Descent Advisory Committee

Find out what’s happening at committee meetings and learn how you can participate.

The African Descent Advisory Committee advises Regional Council, through Executive Standing Committee, on the impact of municipal policies, programs and services for People of African Descent.  More detail about the committee's role can be found in the staff report [PDF] and the Terms of Reference (Administrative Order 2021-004-GOV) [PDF].  

Meeting dates and times are subject to change. Check the calendar below, and the agenda (once available) to confirm the exact date and time for each meeting.

You can find agendas and minutes online. You can also search for records of board and committee meetings.

African Descent Advisory Committee Meetings

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Councillor Lindell Smith-District 8-Halifax Peninsula North 

Councillor Iona Stoddard-District 12-Timberlea-Beechville-Clayton Park-Wedgewood

Chioma Ogbanufe, Chair
Andrew Howe, Vice Chair
Darryl Johnson
Jerry Taylor 
Missy Searl 
Mapfumo Chidzonga
Renée Babin 
Taylah Carvery 

Staff contact for the African Descent Advisory Committee

Dorothy Maponga
Legislative Assistant

To submit correspondence, email  Would you like to learn more about correspondence?