About the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Board
The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Advisory Board was formed under the recommendations of the 2019 DEI Task Force.
The DEI Advisory Board will advise City Council about ways to increase engagement in diverse communities. In addition, the Advisory Board or its members will also:
Collaborate with the community, Council and staff to implement the DEI Task Force's recommendations and create long-term Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion goals;
Advise the Public Information Office and Communications Team on methods of inclusive outreach and communicating to diverse groups;
Promote the City's efforts to engage diverse populations within the boards and commissions, neighborhood associations and other civic volunteer structures; and
Participate as voting members of interview panels for boards and commissions recruitment.
The members of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Board are:
Kimvi To, Co-Chair
Michael Hanada, Co-Chair
Lisa Strader, Alternate
Courtney Fuller, Alternate
Humza Emad, Youth Member
Megan Tian, Youth Member
Council Liaison – Joe Buck
Staff Liaison – Guilian del Rio