Coordinating Council

The Alliance is run by a Coordinating Council selected by Friends and Members of the Alliance at the February annual meeting.  

  • Convening Coordinators: Sarah Riss ( and Darlene Smith (
    • 2017 Coordinating Council:  Sarah Riss, Darlene Smith, Elyssa Sullivan, Farrell Carfield, Ed Johnson, Basiyr Rodney, Kathleen Martin, Jeff Moore, Dave Denoon
  • Financial Coordinator: Shiree Yeggins-Campbell
  • Communications Coordinator: Farrell Carfield (
  • Committee Representatives:
    • Community Building: Dave Buck (
    • Diverse Policymakers: Elyssa Sullivan (
    • Policing: Jeff Moore (
    • Program Planning for Continued Learning Together: Sarah Riss (
  • Representatives from:
    • City of Rock Hill
    • City of Webster Groves
    • City of Shrewsbury
    • Wester Rock Hill Ministries
    • North Webster Neighborhood Association
    • Police Department
    • Chamber of Commerce
    • Webster Groves School District
    • Webster Groves High School (Student Representative)
    • Webster University
    • Clergy Alliance for Racial Equity (CARE)
    • Community At-Large

Friends of the Alliance

Friends of the Alliance are individuals who support the mission and vision of the Alliance. Please contact Sarah Riss ( if you would like to be added to the roster of Friends who receive email invitations and updates from the Alliance.

Members of the Alliance

  • Members of the Alliance actively contribute to the activities of the Alliance and make an annual donation of $20 or more to the Alliance.
  • Members receive a membership card and a t-shirt. Please contact Sarah Riss ( to obtain a membership form.