CAP Advisory Council



The Community Action Partners shall advise and assist City Council in setting priorities and involving low-income citizens in the decision-making processes for program projects initiated with funding from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA).



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0 Current Vacancies
6 Terms Expired

Council Background

15 Members
Term Length
5 Years
Term Limit
10 Years

Appointed through the recommendation of the Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee, approved by the City Council.

Five members shall be public officials or their representatives. Five members shall be elected representatives of low-income neighborhoods. Five members shall be representatives of community groups and interests.

The Places shall be as follows:

  • 1-3 City Council/City of Fort Worth City Council Appointment;
  • 4-5 County Commissioner's Court/Tarrant County Commissioner's Court Appointment;
  • 6-10 Neighborhood Representatives representing low-Income families, elected by community;
  • 11-15 Community Group Representatives, groups selected by members of Places 1-10

Authority for Creation and Operation

Authorized by Ordinance No. 8300 adopted on March 24, 1981, Ordinance No. 15842 changed the name; Ordinance 17422-03-2007 amended 8300, (The CAPC is exempt by Ordinance No. 9272 from the provisions of Ordinance No. 8758 regarding 9-member boards and length of terms of service.)

Term Length
Terms of public officials shall be at pleasure of appointing public body. Members of Places 6-15 shall not serve more than 5 consecutive years of ten years total.

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Enacting Legislation:
Ordinance No. 8300 & 15842

Liaison Name
Victor Turner

Liaison Email


Current Roster


Roxanne Martinez
Jesse Taylor
Jerome Johnson
Kelly Rodriguez
Leon Polk
Nakia Cole, Chair
Neighborhood Represenative
LaGina Kissnentaner - SS & Worth Heights
Neighborhood Representative
Carol Brown - Como & Mid-South
Neighborhood Represenative
Jonathan Pride
Neighborhood Representative
Heather Buen - Near North & Riverside
United Riverside NA
Abel Gonzalez, Second Vice Chair
Mervil Johnson, Vice Chair
Workforce Solutions for TC  Member
Brenda Harrist
Lisa Martin
Resource Connection of TC Member
David Johnson
United Way Tarrant County Member
Jennifer Leney
6Stones Mission Network Member

Advisory Board Member details