About the Zoning Board and Membership Info

Public participation in government is a keystone of democracies and is possible through local board and commission actions and membership.

Membership

Zoning Board members are selected by the Mayor, confirmed by City Council, and serve without pay or compensation. Members must be City residents and serve for terms of two years, and may serve without limit to the number of terms. The Board must include at least one member residing in each City Council district.

If you are interested in applying for a position on the Board, please contact Josanne Reaves in the Mayor’s Office either by email at: Josanne.Reaves@CityOfRochester.Gov or by phone at: (585) 428-6140.  

Full Members:
Tyrese Bryant, Chair        South District
Cora Murphy, Vice Chair Northeast District
Matt Brian Northwest District
Vacant  
David Carr      Northeast District
Laurene Jennings      East District
Holly Wheeler East District

Alternate Members:  
Joe O'Donnel Northeast District
 
Staff: 
Matthew Simonis, Staff
Roseanne Khaleel, Secretary
Johanna Brennan, Legal Counsel