Community Relations Commission


  • Meetings are held quarterly
  • City Hall


  • Vacant
     Term Expires
  • Timothy Miller
     Term Expires   6/30/2025
  • Allyson Bussey
     Term Expires 12/31/2023
  • Tonja Marshall
     Term Expires12/31/2023
  • Hector McDaniel
    Term Expires 12/31/2023
  • Fonda Williams
     Term Expires 12/31/2024
  • Laura Mills
    Term Expires 12/31/2024

Membership Requirements

  • Members must be residents of the city or work or own a business in the city.
  • Members must not have ever had any criminal felony convictions.
  • Members must not have ever had any misdemeanor convictions for an offense against a police officer or for an offense involving dishonesty.

Appointment Process

Members are appointed by the Mayor. Council confirmation is not required.


The purpose of the Commission is to advise the Mayor concerning the provision of services by City employees for the purposes of enhancing community confidence, improving the operation of government and promoting public understanding of the system of Canton City government. The Commission reviews the Canton Police Department Internal Affairs Bureau's completed investigations of alleged police misconduct and considers other areas of citizen concern regarding the conduct of City employees while in the performance of their duties.

Term Lengths

Two years


Members serve without compensation.


Executive Order No. 1-2008