Vernetta Alston




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

Elected to Council in 2017.
Term expires in 2021.

City Council Committees Appointed by Mayor

  • Citizens Advisory Committee
  • Council Procedures Committee
  • Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro MPO Board
  • Durham County Criminal Justice Advisory Committee (CJAC)
  • 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, UNC Law Pro Bono Alumni Board
  •   Past Secretary, City of Durham Citizen’s Advisory Committee
  •   Past Board Member, Durham People’s Alliance