African American Heritage Commission

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The Lewes African American Heritage Commission was appointed by Mayor & City Council at their January 13, 2020 meeting. 


  • Rev. George Edwards, Chairperson
  • Rev. Deborah McCaffity, Vice Chairperson
  • Trina Brown Hicks, Secretary
  • Bishop Arthur Jones
  • Dee Lott
  • Rachel Grier-Reynolds
  • Bill Collick
  • Khalil Saliba, Councilperson, ex-officio
  • James Abbott, Lewes Historical Society, ex-officio 
  • Ann Marie Townshend, City Manager, ex-officio
  • Jackie Doherty, Recording Secretary


The commission meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm in Council Chambers at City Hall.

response to george floyd incident & systemic racism and injustice

The Lewes African American Heritage Commission vehemently opposes all forms of racism including Police Brutality and Abuse. We stand in total solidarity with the voices of the nation that are proclaiming and crying out that Black Lives Matter.


Lewes African American Heritage Commission Bylaws