Community Advisory Committee


 The Community Advisory Committee serves the following roles with the Office of Community Engagement at the College of William & Mary:

  • Sharing knowledge on important issues currently facing the community
  • Offering feedback on the efficacy and impact of our programs
  • Suggesting changes to current program to better meet community need
  • Advising OCE staff as we continue to grow and develop our programs and outreach

The Community Advisory Committee meets once each semester.


Leslie Bowie, Williamsburg-James City County Schools Adult Education

JaLauna Burton, Williamsburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority 

Stephanie Gallas, Williamsburg-James City County Schools

Amy Lee, Pineapple Inn

Stephanie Leek, Charles City County Schools

Marty Purks, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship

Kim Spencer, Lackey Free Clinic

John Whalen, Merrimac Center

Susan Whitley, Community member 

The committee is staffed by Melody Porter and Elizabeth Miller.