Vernetta Alston




University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, JD
North Carolina State University, B.A. (Political Science)

Elected to Council: 2017 with term to expire 2021

City Council Committees Appointed by Mayor

  • Citizens Advisory Committee
  • Council Procedures Committee
  • Durham Central Park Board 
  • Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro MPO Board
  • Durham County Criminal Justice Advisory Committee - Vice Chair
  • Housing Appeals Board
  • Joint City/County Planning Committee (Alternate)
  • Legislative Committee (Chair)
  • Northeast Central Durham Subcommittee
  • Recreation Advisory Commission (Liaison)

Community Involvement & Organizations

  •   Board Member, DEAR Advisory Board
  •   Board Member, YMCA of Durham
  •   Board Member, NC Human Relations