Flint Charter Review Commission Members
|Cleora Magee, Chairperson
Cleora Magee is a grant writing consultant for the Dare-2-Dream Organization. She previously served for 11 years as the Executive Director of the City of Flint Human Relations Commission, and for 16 years as Community Organizer and Neighborhood Service Center Manager for the Urban Coalition and Flint NIPP. She has been a resident of Flint for 57 years.
|John Cherry, Vice-Chairperson
John Cherry works in performance management, employee engagement and process improvement for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Michigan’s Program in the Environment and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from U of M’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. He lives in Flint.
Quincy Murphy, local activist, was selected by his fellow Commissioners to replace Brian Larkin on the Charter Review Commission in December 2015.
Victoria McKenze is Chairwoman of the Charter Review Commission’s Rules Committee. She has an education in Public Education, including from the University of Michigan-Flint, holds a degree in Criminal Justice, with an emphasis on contractual law, and earned a Master of Divinity Degree from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton. She is a lifelong resident of Flint.
Charles Metcalf served as Community School Director and teacher in the Flint Public Schools for 31 years. He graduated from Flint’s St. Matthews School, attended Flint Junior College, earned a degree in Elementary Education from Central Michigan University and a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from Eastern Michigan University. He was born and raised in Flint.
Heidi Phaneuf, who chairs the Charter Review Commission’s Public Outreach Committee, has worked as the Community Resource Planner for the Genesee County Land Bank for five years. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Resource Planning, and is working toward a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, from the University of Michigan-Flint. She is a 17-year resident of Flint.
Marsha Wesley, who chairs the Charter Review Commission’s Finance Committee, is the Assistant Director of Pharmacy Operations for Hurley Medical Center. She is a graduate of Flint Northwestern High School, and has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy from Texas Southern University in Houston, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.