Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Commission

2021-22 Commission pictured left to right: (Front row) Hannah Meier, Saboora Deen, Samatra Doyle, Karissa Richards. (Back row) Rohit Mojumder, Alvaro Guillen, William Paige, Jr. Not pictured: Vonita Francisco.

Diversity Equity and Inclusion Commission

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Commissioners/Term Expiration
Karissa Richards, Chair - June 30, 2023
Saboora Deen, Vice Chair - June 30, 2023
Samatra Doyle - June 30, 2023 
Vonita Francisco - June 30, 2025
Hannah Meier - June 30, 2025
Rohit Mojumder - June 30, 2023
William Paige Jr. - June 30, 2025

Councilmember Steve Woodard, City Council Liaison
City Manager Scott Hugill, Staff Liaison

Overview

The City of Mountlake Terrace Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Commission (DEIC) was created in August of 2020. The seven (7) member DEIC has a mission of promoting and embracing diversity through action, education, and guidance. The Commission seeks to foster an understanding that includes, accepts, respects and appreciates each individual member of our community. 

Being a new Commission, the initial terms are staggered, with subsequent appointments having a term of three years. Therefore, three (3) of the initial terms will expire on June 30, 2022 and four (4) of the initial terms will expire on June 30, 2023. 

Resources

Resources to the Greater Puget Sound community and regional organizations that provide information and contacts on cultural and ethnic diversity, physical and developmental disabilities, civil and human rights information, LGBTQ, age related questions, and directory for public institutions. Thanks to the City of Edmonds for sharing this information!

Community Events/Trainings

More information coming soon. 

Proclamations/Resolutions 

Volunteer

If you are interested in serving on a board or commission, please complete an application:

If submitting the PDF application, please email or mail it to:
Mountlake Terrace City Hall
Attn: City Clerk
23204 58th Avenue W
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043

Meeting Schedule and Location
Regular meetings occur on the third Wednesday of each month beginning at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom/telephone.

Upcoming Meeting
To listen to the July 20 meeting via telephone, call 1-253-215-8782. To watch the meeting online: Click the meeting link. (Meeting ID is 862 9269 4649 and the passcode is 072022.)

Meeting Dates:  July 20, August 17, September 21, October 19, November 16, and December 21.

Public Comment Policy
The City of Mountlake Terrace strives to provide access and services to all members of the public. Please notify the city at least one week prior to the event if reasonable accommodations are needed. Large print and audio are available upon request. Meeting materials are available here. You may also make a request for records by contacting the Public Records Officer at 425-744-6235 or recordsofficer@mltwa.gov.

Sign Up For Meeting Information
You may sign up for text or email updates about meetings and events by clicking the large, circular “Notify Me” button under the banner photo on the homepage. Once there, scroll down to Agenda Center and subscribe to notifications for the DEI Commission and have updates sent directly to your mobile phone or email.

Police Department Policy Manual
The Mountlake Terrace Police Department Policy Manual is the product of our effort and collaboration with Lexipol, which is a nationally-recognized firm, that provides public safety policies. As part of Lexipol’s program, we regularly refresh our knowledge of these policies through updates and answering questions when we log on to computers as we begin our shifts.

These policies are continually reviewed to reflect all legal updates and best practices throughout the law enforcement profession.