Membership Information

The Hispanic Advisory Committee consists of up to 12 community members that are of Hispanic descent, work or live in the City of Newport News or work for an organization that provides services to the Newport News Hispanic community and have extensive knowledge and interest in the Hispanic community. Committee members are appointed by the City Manager through an application process.

There is also a Working Group that consists of representatives from several City departments and agencies and works closely with the Committee to address concerns raised by the Committee as well as provide staff support.

If you would like to be considered for a position on the committee, print and complete the application (PDF) and fax to 757-926-3514 or mail to:

Office of the City Manager
Communications and Community Relations
Attn: Cleder Jones
2400 Washington Ave.
Newport News, VA 23607