1. CONSENT AGENDA
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD
MMRB Liaison: Paul Seago, (407) 222-7796
To conduct studies, hold hearings, and make recommendations to the Board of County
Commissioners regarding the Federal Housing Community Development Act of 1974 and
subsequent federal regulation.
STATUS OF VACANCIES
There is one vacancy on this seven-member board in the District 4 representative category due
to the resignation of Pastor Scott A. Brown. The terms of Esther M. Whitehead and John M.
Crossman have expired.
THE MMRB RECOMMENDS:
Consideration of the appointment Pastor James T. Morris to succeed Esther M. Whitehead in the
District 1 representative category with a term expiring June 30, 2019.
APPLICANT OCCUPATION RACE ETHN GEN DIST
Pastor James T. Morris Carter Tabernacle B NH M 1
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
Pastor James T. Morris: Pastor Morris is the senior pastor at Carter Tabernacle Christian
Methodist Episcopal Church. He received his bachelor's degree from Murray State University and
a master's degree in Religious Education from Ashford University. Pastor Morris was ordained as
an elder from the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church and formerly served in the Missouri
legislature as a state representative. He is a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and
Prison Reform US.