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Mayor's Task Force on the U.S.S. Columbia

Maintain positive relationships between the City of Columbia, the U.S. Navy, and the crew of the U.S.S. Columbia, as well as the cities of Columbia, Illinois, and Columbia, South Carolina, as it pertains to the U.S.S. Columbia.  Appointments to this nine member task force are made by the Mayor and there are no term limits.  In addition to the nine members appointed by the Mayor, the President of Columbia College shall appoint one non-voting ex-officio member and the Commanding Officer of the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) program on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus shall appoint one non-voting ex-officio member.

Members & Terms 

  • Anne Moore
  • John Clark
  • Anne Clark
  • Peter Koukola
  • William Markgraf
  • Robert Ross
  • Rebecca Wischmeyer
  • Marty Walker
  • Chris Kelly
  • President of Columbia College nonvoting ex-officio member
  • Commanding Officer of the NROTC program on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus nonvoting ex-officio member

Establishing Legislation: 

R32-16 - Establishing a Mayor's Task Force on the U.S.S. Columbia.