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Advisory Council

The Black Male Achievement Advisory Council was created and empowered by the City of Milwaukee Common Council and Mayor to lead the city’s efforts to advance black male achievement through the collective input and efforts of dedicated community stakeholders.

Honorary Co-Chair Mayor Tom Barrett Co-Chair Khalif Rainey Vice-Chair Nikiya Harris
Honorary Co-Chair
Mayor Tom Barrett
- City of Milwaukee
Co-Chair
Khalif Rainey
7th District Alderman
- City of Milwaukee Common Council
Vice-Chair
Nikiya Harris
- Senator, Wisconsin State Legislature



Members

Robert Cherry - Prevention Services Manager, Community Advocates Clifton Crump - Special Assistant to the Mayor, Office of Mayor Tom Barrett Darryl Davidson - Director, Men’s Health Unit, City of Milwaukee Health Dept.
Robert Cherry
- Prevention Services Manager, Community Advocates
Clifton Crump
- Special Assistant to the Mayor, Office of Mayor Tom Barrett
Darryl Davidson
- Director, Men’s Health Unit, City of Milwaukee Health Dept.
Mark Sain - Rep of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors Walter Harvey - Pastor, Parklawn Assembly of God Shannon Reed - Rep from Philanthropic Community
Mark Sain
- Rep of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors
Walter Harvey
- Pastor, Parklawn Assembly of God
Shannon Reed
- Rep from Philanthropic Community
Spencer Coggs - City Treasurer Reggie Moore - Founder and Senior Strategist, Center for Youth Engagement Ellen M. Gilligan - Rep from Philanthropic Community
Spencer Coggs
- City Treasurer
Reggie Moore
- Founder and Senior Strategist, Center for Youth Engagement
Ellen M. Gilligan
- Rep from Philanthropic Community
Russell Stamper, II - Alderman, 15th District    
Russell
Stamper, II

- Alderman, 15th District
   
     

Milwaukee Black Male Acheivement

Staff/Key Contacts
 

City of Milwaukee

Sharon Robinson

Administration Director
(414) 286-3828

Steve Mahan

Director, CDBG
(414) 286-3843

Joanna Polanco

Staff Assistant
Office of Common Council/City Clerk
(414) 286-2366

Amy Hefter

Legislative Liaison
Office of Common Council/City Clerk
(414) 286-2290

Milwaukee Community

Jeffery K. Roman

Benchmark Coordinator, Minority Male Achievement
Community Advocates Public Policy Institute
(414) 270-6959
(414) 793-3171 cell

Work Groups

Family - Robert Cherry, Chair
Prevention Services Manager, Community Advocates

Education - Reginald Lawrence 
Regional Superintendent, Milwaukee Public Schools

Criminal Justice - James Santelle, Chair
U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Wisconsin

Health and Wellness  -

  • Darryl Davidson, Co-Chair
    Director, Men’s Health Unit
    City of Milwaukee Health Dept.
     
  • Dr. Patricia McManus, Co-Chair
    President and CEO
    Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin
 

Employment and Workforce Development

  • Clifton Crump, Co-Chair
    Special Assistant to the Mayor
    Office of Mayor Tom Barrett
     
  • Steve Mahan, Co-Chair
    Director, CDBG City of Milwaukee

Faith-Based - Joe Davis, Sr.
2nd District Alderman
City of Milwaukee Common Council

Sustainability - To Be Determined