Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC)


Serves as a primary mechanism for facilitating citizen participation throughout all stages of the federal government consolidated planning, implementation and evaluation process and makes recommendations to the City Council regarding plans and projects for the Community Development Block Grant and HOME programs.


Meets on an as-necessary schedule


Beau Wright, Chair
Council Representative
Sterling Wilder, Vice Chair
Council Representative
Sandra Mitchell
College Hill District - Ward 2
Kay Reid
Dearington- Ward 2
Sally Schneider
Diamond Hill - Ward 2
Lana Musgrave
Tyreeanna- Ward 2
Brenda Farmer
Fairview Heights - Ward 2



As of 01/01/2022



Liaison - Melva Walker: 434-455-3916

Department Director: Kent White

Membership:  Seven (7) members - five (5) shall be residents of predominately low and moderate income neighborhoods, and/or other slum and blighted areas of the City.  No more than one representative from a single neighborhood shall be allowed to serve at a time. These persons may or may not be current members of neighborhood organizations.  Two (2) members shall be current members of the Lynchburg City Council.

December appointment