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. 

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!

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!

Voter Registration Information
https://lwvsnoho.org/services/register-to-vote/

Accessible Voting Information
https://snohomishcountywa.gov/1986/Accessible-Voting-Information

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 December 16 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 (12 16 20).

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