Your Forsyth County Commissioners can be reached by email by clicking the Contact button below or by calling (336) 703-2020. Board of Commissioners meetings are held on the 5th Floor of County Government Center at 201 N Chestnut Street in Winston-Salem. Meetings and briefings are Thursdays at 2 pm. Upcoming meetings:
September 2nd and 16th. The staff will probably brief the Commissioners on the survey during the briefing on the 23rd (no opportunity to comment at briefings).
Meetings are live streamed at https://www.facebook.com/ForsythCountyNC/
David Plyler, the Commission Chairman, is a former broadcaster that resides Kernersville. Voted for the Tanglewood Industrial Park and Parks bond. First elected in 1994 and faces the voters again in 2024.
Don Martin, the Commission Vice Chairman, is a former Superintendent of WSFC Schools and resides in Tobaccoville. Voted for the Tanglewood Industrial Park and the Parks bond. First elected 2014 and faces the voters in 2022.
Richard Linville is a farmer from Kernersville. He voted for the Tanglewood Industrial Park, but was rumored to have soured on the project. Along with Gloria Whisenhunt, he voted against the 2016 Park bond.
A Winston-Salem resident, Gloria Whisenhunt parlayed a six month run on the WSFC school board into a Commission seat in 1996. She voted in favor of the Tanglewood Industrial Park, but against the 2016 Parks bond that gave us the Events Center. Up again in 2024.
Ted Kaplan of Lewisville is a former VP of Kaplan Learning and spent 18 years in the State legislature. Kaplan joined the board in 2006. Voted for the Tanglewood Industrial Park and 2016 Park bond. Kaplan faces the voters again in 2022.
Fleming El-Amin, a retired high school and college teacher from Winston-Salem, joined the Commission in 2017. Voted for the Tanglewood Industrial Park and the Park bond. Up for re-election in 2022.
Tonya McDaniel, a resident of Winston-Salem and employee of United Health Centers, was elected to the Commission in 2018. Commissioner McDaniel was not on the board for any votes on the Tanglewood Industrial Park or Park bond. Up for re-election in 2022.