Housing and Community Engagement Staff Contacts

The Housing and Community Engagement Department provides resources to engage and education citizens in building a more beautiful and diverse community. The Department is made up of multiple divisions that include Community Development, Gastonia Sister Cities, Keep Gastonia Beautiful, and  the Neighborhood Program, Alliance for Community Enrichment (ACE). Community Development focuses on creating vibrant, diverse neighborhoods by developing partnerships and resources for stronger and safer neighborhoods. Gastonia Sister Cities fosters and promotes friendships and mutual understanding between the people of the Gastonia area and foreign countries through partnerships in education, culture, economic development and dialogue. Keep Gastonia Beautiful inspires and educates people to take action every day to improve and beautify the community’s environment.  Alliance for Community Enrichment (ACE), focuses on bringing City services and resources directly to communities and neighborhoods to enhance the quality of life for Gastonia citizens.

Director of Housing and Community Engagement: Danette Dye
Community Development
HUD Administrator: Vacant
 Case Management Specialist: Jerry Clark
Case Management Specialist: Nancy Welch
Construction Specialist II: Eric Murphree
Gastonia Sister Cities
Sister Cities Coordinator: Juliann Lehman
Garland Municipal Business Center
150 S. York Street, Gastonia, NC 28052
(PO Box 1748, Gastonia, NC 28053-1748)
704.866.6752 (office)
704.866.6067 (fax)
Keep Gastonia Beautiful

Keep Gastonia Beautiful Administrator: Juliann Lehman
School Specialist/Recycling Coordinator: Carly Caldwell
Special Projects Coordinator: Julie Heath
School Specialist: Position Vacant
Neighborhood Program: Alliance for Community Enrichment (ACE)
Neighborhood Program Administrator: Tyler Davis

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