Leon County Board of County Commissioners
Census 2020 Complete Count Committee

The  Committee's purpose is communicating the importance and safety of completing the census questionnaire to constituents to ensure the Census count for Leon County and Tallahassee is as accurate as possible.  

The Committee's responsibility is increasing awareness and motivating residents to respond to the 2020 Census.
Joint County/City Resolution adopted July 9, 2019
Focus Group
27 members as follows:
  1. The Director of the Tallahassee-Leon County Planning Department who shall serve as Chair
  2. One staff member from the Tallahassee-Leon County Planning Dept.
  3. One staff member from Leon County Community and Media Relations
  4. One staff member from City of Tallahassee Communications
  5. One staff member from the Tallahassee-Leon County Office of Economic Vitality
  6. One member from Florida State University
  7. One member from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University
  8. One member from Tallahassee Community College
  9. One member from United Partners for Human Services
  10. One member from Council of Neighborhood Associations
  11. One member from Leon County Schools
  12. One member from Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce
  13. One member from Big Bend Minority Chamber of Commerce
  14. One member from Capital City Chamber of Commerce
  15. One member from Faith-Based Community
  16. Seven Members - one member appointed by each Leon County Commissioner
  17. Five Members - one member appointed by the Mayor and each City of Tallahassee Commissioner
27 member seats as outlined in member eligibility:
  • 15 members appointed by the Appointing Entity (Seats 1-15)
  • 7 members  appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, with each Commissioner making one appointment. (Seats 16-22)
  • 5 members appointed by the Tallahassee City Commission, with the Mayor and each City Commissioner making one appointment. (Seats 23-27)
1-Year(s) Expiring October 31
Maximum Number of Terms: 1
Committee shall dissolve no later than October 2020.
The Committee will convene four times leading up to and through the 2020 Census: (1) after finalizing appointments, (2) then in January 2020 to discuss mobilizing the count, (3) again just before the Census begins, and (4) once during the Census.
Cherie Bryant, Director, Planning Dept.
Tallahassee-Leon County Planning Dept.
435 N. Macomb St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 891-6430
Laurel Harbin
Tallahassee-Leon County Planning Dept.
(850) 891-6422




1 Bryant, Cherie 07/03/2019 1 07/09/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) Director, Planning Dept. Director of Planning
2 Young, Ed 07/09/2019 1 07/09/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) Planning Dept. Staff Leon County / City of Tallahassee
3 Cavell, Mathieu 07/09/2019 1 07/09/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) Community & Media Relations Staff Leon County Government
4 Faris, Alison 07/09/2019 1 07/09/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) City Communications Staff City of Tallahassee
5 Fetchick, Richard 07/09/2019 1 07/09/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) Office of Economic Vitality Staff Leon County / City of Tallahassee
6 Terry, Jarrett (Jay) 08/08/2019 1 08/08/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) Florida State University Florida State University
7 Sharif, Abdul 08/26/2019 1 08/26/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University
8 Crooms, Brielle 08/08/2019 1 08/08/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) Tallahassee Community College Tallahassee Community College
9 Tynan, Amber 08/08/2019 1 08/08/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) United Partners for Human Services United Partners for Human Services
10 Peck, Leroy 08/15/2019 1 08/15/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) Council of Neighborhood Associations Council of Neighborhood Associations
11 Gayle, Michelle 08/27/2019 1 08/27/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) Leon County Schools Leon County Schools
12 Halperin Cyphers, Karen 08/08/2019 1 08/08/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce
13 Jefferson, Antonio 08/08/2019 1 08/08/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) Big Bend Minority Chamber of Commerce. Big Bend Minority Chamber of Commerce.
14 Ricci, Elizabeth 08/13/2019 1 08/13/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) Capital City Chamber of Commerce Capital City Chamber of Commerce
15 Vaughn, James 08/08/2019 1 08/08/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) Faith-based Community Representative Leon County / City of Tallahassee
16 Kearney, Deborah 09/17/2019 1 09/18/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) County Appointee Bill Proctor
17 Vann, Willie F 09/17/2019 1 09/18/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) County Appointee Jimbo Jackson
18 Akbar, Mutaqee Na'im 09/17/2019 1 09/18/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) County Appointee Rick Minor
19 Hendry, Jeff 09/17/2019 1 09/18/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) County Appointee Bryan Desloge
20 Center, Tim 09/17/2019 1 09/18/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) County Appointee Kristin Dozier
21 Hohmeister, Holly C 09/17/2019 1 09/18/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) County Appointee Mary Ann Lindley
22 Ghadimi, Adela Z. 09/17/2019 1 09/18/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) County Appointee Nick Maddox
23 Beasley, Steve 09/25/2019 1 09/25/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) City Appointee by Mayor John Dailey Tallahassee City Commission
24 Gathers, Brittany 09/25/2019 1 09/25/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) City Appointee by Commissioner Richardson Tallahassee City Commission
25 Isbell, Matthew 09/25/2019 1 09/25/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) City Appointee by Commissioner Matlow Tallahassee City Commission
26 Gamble, Darwin 09/25/2019 1 09/25/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) City Appointee by Commissioner Williams-Cox Tallahassee City Commission
27 Henderson, Marilyn 09/25/2019 1 09/25/2019 10/31/2020 1 Year(s) City Appointee by Commissioner Bryant Tallahassee City Commission