CONA Committees (2021)

CONA Committees - Standing:

Audit: Provides for an independent review of CONA’s financial records.
Contact - Chair: David Roman (

Codes: Works with neighborhoods and local government organizations to insure effective compliance with municipal ordinances.
Contact - Chair: Anna Broshears (

Land Development & Historic Resources: Advises on Land Use Regulation, and monitors the city’s preservation of historic resources.
Contact - Chair: Judy Landon (

Leadership: Provides training and guidance for neighborhood residents in marshaling resources to better the community and to expand the pool of skilled neighborhood leaders.
Contact - Chair: Tom Lally (

Membership: Responsible for identifying, recruiting, and retaining CONA members.
Contact - Chair: Gary Grudzinskas (

Nominating: Responsible for presenting a slate of candidates to the membership during the annual election process.
Contact - Chair: Open (

Public Safety: Monitors the crime rate and police response in the community and works with local law enforcement agencies on crime awareness, prevention and prosecution.
Contact - Chair: John Mason (

CONA Committees - Special:

Communications: Plans, develops, and implements a communications strategy and tools for both internal and external CONA communications.
Contact - Chair: Travis Jarman (

Diversity and Inclusion Committee: Responsible for bringing together the CONA membership and neighborhoods to communicate, and create collaborations that support the goal of enhancing the environment for diversity, equity, and inclusion within CONA and the neighborhoods it serves.
Contact - Chair: Michelene Everett (

Events Committee: Responsible for participating in events, of varying formats, to insure the visibility and promotion of CONA and participating Neighborhood Associations.
Contact - Chair: Open (

Multi-modal Transportation Committee: The Multi-modal Transportation Community represents the neighborhoods in planning and implementation of projects that work to improve various transport modes in the city (walking, cycling, automobile, public transit, etc.) as well as connections among the various modes.
Contact - Chair: Karen Carmichael (

Vision 2050 Committee: The Vision 2050 Committee reviews and reports to CONA the direction and impact of St. Petersburg's long-range visioning process and goals as it relates to the integral role our neighborhoods will continue to play in the City's future. It provides a City liaison function for neighborhood and CONA input to this planning process.
Contact - Chair: Bill Dahl (

Pier & Downtown Waterfront Master Plan Committee: The CONA Pier & Downtown Waterfront Master Plan Committee provides a liaison between CONA member neighborhoods and the city's Pier Working Group and the Waterfront Master Plan development process.
Contact - Chair: Will Michaels (

More information about the activities of the various Committees is available at the CONA Forums.