Economic Development Commission

The purpose of this commission is to recommend long-term economic development goals to the City Council and City officials as it concerns the overall economic development of the City.


Member Terms & Meeting Information


  • Ordinance No. 11-87 N.S. 
  • Three-year terms - Three consecutive terms limit - Maximum 15 members
  • Meetings are every second Wednesday at 11:30 am
  • Richmond Community Services building, 440 Civic Center Plaza
  • Multipurpose room in basement
  • 4 Vacancies (as of 3/30/2022) Application

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 Name

 Appointed

 Term Expiration

Ahmad Anderson - Chair  *12/15/2020 03/30/2023 (unexpired term;
resigned by Alpa Agarwal)

VACANT * 02/23/2021
 
03/30/2023 (unexpired term;
resigned by Abayomi Jones
and La'Tanya Dandie)

Brandon Evans - Vice Chair  * 02/23/2021

 03/30/2022 (unexpired term;
resigned by Patrick Sterns)
VACANT

04/06/2021 03/30/2024 (unexpired term;
resigned by Kapris James)
James Lee

 04/05/2016
05/21/2019
 03/30/2019
03/30/2022

Kerby Lynch

06/22/2021 03/30/2024
Ayoka Medlock-Nurse

*05/21/2019
06/15/2021
03/30/2021
03/30/2024

Arnon Oren

*11/23/2021  03/30/2022 (unexpired term;
resigned by Christina Kenney Alexandria
and Andrew Perroy)

Andrea Portillo-Knowles
 
*01/18/2022  03/30/2022 (unexpired term;
resigned by Ana Delgado)

Gloria Jean Sewell-Murphy 12/18/2018
04/06/2021
03/30/2021
03/30/2024
 
Diana Wear *12/18/2018
05/21/2019
04/05/2022

03/30/2019
03/30/2022
(final term) 03/30/2025
Orrian Willis *10/01/2019
04/05/2022
03/30/2022
03/30/2025

Reza Yazdi 03/17/2020 03/30/2023

*completing an unexpired term

Council Liaison
Demnlus Johnson III

Staff Liaison
Gabino Arredondo, City Manager's Office/Economic Development  (510) 620-6606