The timeline and process for the nomination and election of new Strategy Team members in 2023 is listed below. Terms are for three years. The role and responsibility of Strategy Team members is available here.  

  • June 2: Initial call for nominations made
  • December 23: Deadline to receive nominations 
  • February 7: Nominations Committee reviews nominations
  • March 9: Countywide Leaders Caucus to review and ratify the 2023 Strategy Team slate at Annual Meeting

The Strategy Team serves as the ONE Wake corporate board and as the executive committee to the Countywide Leaders Caucus, which is ONE Wake's primary decisionmaking body. The Strategy Team will develop proposals for the the strategic organizing goals and plans of the organization, oversee fiscal responsibility, and evaluate personnel. 

Strategy Team Members 

Ann Carlson, Christ the King Lutheran Church

Rabbi Ariel Edery, Congregation Beth Shalom

Rev. Dr. Bankole Akinbinu, Baptist Grove Church

Fr. Javier Almendarez-Bautista, St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Rev. Dr. James Kubal-Komoto, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh

Fr. Jemonde Taylor, St. Ambrose Episcopal Church

Rev. Lisa Yebuah, Southeast Raleigh Table

Rev. Melissa Florer-Bixler, Raleigh Mennonite Church

Imam Mohamed Abu Taleb, Islamic Association of Raleigh

Rev. Mycal Brickhouse, Cary First Christian Church

Rev. Dr. Rose Cornelious, Pleasant Grove Church - Cary

Rev. Royce Hathcock, Neighbor to Neighbor