DEI Advisory Board

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Advisory Board is charged with recommending long-term DEI goals to the City Council.  Created in 2021, members of this board monitor the City’s implementation of the 2020 DEI Task Force recommendations, advocate for policy and programmatic changes that increase access to City services, and advise the City Communications Team on methods of inclusive outreach.

Meeting Information

The DEI Advisory Board meets on the fourth Monday each month at 6pm via Zoom.  Meeting links can be found on the ‘Upcoming Events’ panel of this page.

Eligibility & Membership

The DEI Advisory Board consists of seven regular members serving staggered three-year terms, plus two youth members appointed to a one-year term.  All members must live within the Lake Oswego Urban Services Boundary.  To see the Urban Service Boundary on LOMap, click 'Layers', then 'Boundaries', then 'USB'.

2023-24 Members

Co-Chair – Jesse Villanueva (term expires 6/25)
Co-Chair – Aaron Hollingshead (term expires 6/26)
Kimvi To (term expires 6/24)
Pat Ginn (term expires 6/24)
Lisa Strader (term expires 6/25)
Phyllis Kaufman (term expires 6/26)
Chris Williams (term expires 6/24)

Youth Member – Zach Raine (term expires 6/24)
Youth Member – Luna Flores (term expires 6/24)

Alternate – Logan Lambert (term expires 6/24)

City Council Liaison – Ali Afghan
Staff Liaison – Guilian del Rio, Equity Program Manager

News & Announcements

City Council Confirms 2023 Board & Commission Appointments


On Tuesday, June 27th, 2023 the Lake Oswego City Council voted unanimously to confirm 54 appointments to the City’s ten Advisory Boards and Commissions.

Read More about City Council Confirms 2023 Board & Commission Appointments
Contact Information

Guilian del Rio
Equity Program Manager

Upcoming Events

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Board Meeting

Apr 29 2024 - 6:00pm