Big Ideas for Small Business: Resources for City of Cleveland Equal Opportunity
If you need more information about the City of Cleveland’s Chapter
187 and Chapter 188 Legislation, process or outcomes, feel free to
contact either of the staff listed below:
From the Law Department:
Jeffrey B. Marks
Assistant Director of Law
Room 106, City Hall
601 Lakeside Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114-1077
Ph.: 216/ 664-2715
Fax: 216/ 420-8560
Natoya J. Walker Minor, email@example.com
Chief, Public Affairs & Director Office of Equal Opportunity
In January 2010, Natoya J. Walker Minor was appointed by Mayor Frank G.
Jackson, as Chief, Public Affairs Cluster. The Public Affairs Cluster serves as
a connector, ensuring continuity to City of Cleveland constituents, external
partners, and internal stakeholders. In this capacity, Natoya serves as the
intermediary for the departments of Aging, Civil Service, Community
Relations, Consumer Affairs, Office of Equal Opportunity, Personnel/Human
Resources, Public Health, and Workforce Development.
Prior to this appointment, Walker Minor served the Jackson Administration
in the dual capacity of Interim Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity
and Deputy Chief of the Operations Cluster. Natoya’s career spans a wide
spectrum of public affairs, public policy, and government assignments, where
she gained her experience of being a public servant in the areas of non-profit,
municipal government, public administration and government consulting.
Natoya is an alumnus of the American Marshall Memorial Fellow, a graduate
of the Leadership Academy at Cleveland State University, has earned an
Executive Certificate in Non-Profit Management from Georgetown
University, and was a member of the Charter Class of Cleveland Bridge
Natoya is civically engaged and presently serves as the Board Chair for the
Black Professional Association Charitable Foundation, is a board member of
the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Cleveland Restoration
Society, is Immediate Past President of the Cleveland Chapter of the
National Forum for Black Public Administrators, and sits on the national
Advisory Board of UNITY (Urban Networks to Increase Thriving Youth).
Natoya is a member of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc, the Order of the Eastern Star
and a proud graduate of Cleveland Public Schools.
Natoya holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of
Toledo, is an alumnus of the National Urban Fellows, where she earned a
Master’s degree in Public Administration from the City University of New
York. Natoya is married to Bishop Tony Minor and they have two sons.