Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission
Vision & Mission
Mukilteo is a community where diversity is respected, valued, and celebrated.
The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission advocates for recognition, acceptance, and honoring of all people, and strives to be a voice for the underrepresented.
|Established||Meetings||Length of Term|
|2020 (MMC Chapter 2.48 of Ordinance 1444)||Quarterly||3 years|
MMC Chapter 2.48 of Ordinance 1444 was passed by City Council on December 14th, which established a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commission. This commission provides information, education, and communication that facilitates understanding of diversity and celebrates and respects individual differences. The commission will make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council regarding diversity opportunities to promote programs and provide guidance to assure an accessible, safe, welcoming and inclusive government and community. The commission will also recommend effective strategies for public engagement, removing barriers, and increasing access to city services for our city’s diverse population, as well as support, challenge, and guide government and the community to eliminate and prevent all forms of discrimination and racism.
It will meet quarterly at a minimum, and advise the City Council, Mayor and staff on related issues. The Commission consists of seven (7) members to be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the city council according to the confirmation process established by council resolution, from residents of the city. The term of office of the seven members shall be three years, except for initial appointments. Initial appointees shall serve for terms as follows:
|Name||Title||Term Begins||Term Ends|
|Commissioner Marla Tam-Hoy Barhoum||Position No. 1||2/17/2021||12/31/2021|
|Commissioner Jason Moon||Position No. 2||2/17/2021||12/31/2021|
|Commissioner Tanya Ramfar||Position No. 3||2/17/2021||12/31/2022|
|Commissioner Monica Shallow||Position No. 4||2/17/2021||12/31/2022|
|Commissioner Simon Bai||Position No. 5||2/17/2021||12/31/2022|
|Commissioner Eva Stoeser||Position No. 6||2/17/2021||12/31/2023|
|Commissioner Jaie Jones||Position No. 7||2/17/2021||12/31/2023|
|Steve Powers, City Administrator||Staff Liaison|
|Lindsey Arrington, Executive Assistant||Secretary|