Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission

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!

Recursos Comunitarios (Community Resources, in Spanish)

Voter Registration Information

Accessible Voting Information

Upcoming Community Events/Trainings

Calendar of Observances
The City of Mountlake Terrace promotes awareness of, and respect for, the full array of holidays, observances and festivals that are of cultural, ethnic and/or religious importance to residents in and around South Snohomish County. Please check back as this section will be updated!

DEIC Meeting Materials

Meeting Videos

Commission Information

Meeting Schedule and Location
Regular meetings occur on the third Wednesday of each month beginning at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom/Telephone during Phase 2.

Upcoming DEIC Meeting
To listen to the March 17 meeting via telephone, call 1-253-215-8782. To watch the meeting online: 1) Go to https://zoom.us/join; 2) Enter meeting ID (813 0437 9110) and click “join” (you will be prompted to install the Zoom application if you do not already have it); and 3) Enter password (03 17 21).

Meeting Schedule: March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20, November 17, and December 15 , 2021.    

Public Comment Policy

Commissioners/Term Expiration
Karissa Richards, Chair - June 30, 2023
Saboora Deen, Vice Chair - June 30, 2023
Alvaro Guillen - June 30, 2022
Hannah Meier - June 30, 2022
William Paige Jr. - June 30, 2022
Samatra Doyle - June 30, 2023
Gary Hale - June 30, 2023

City Council Liaison
Councilmember Steve Woodard

Staff Liaison
City Manager Scott Hugill

Sign Up For Meeting Information
You may sign up for text or email updates about DEI Commission meetings and events by clicking the large, circular “Notify Me” button just under the banner photo at www.cityofmlt.com. 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.