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Human Services Commission

Establishment

Formerly named the Urban Policy Committee. Reviews and makes recommendations on the federal Community Development Fund Block Grant program and on the General Fund Community Service Projects allocations. The Committee conducts public hearings, accepts and reviews proposals, selects projects and makes recommendations to the City Council. Also serves as a resource to the City Council and City Staff for implementation of the City's Human Services Strategic Plan.

Membership

The Human Services Commission consists of 15 members who are nominated by the Mayor and confirmed by a majority City Council vote. The membership term is three years.  

Membership must reflect the diversity of our community as to race and culture, gender, age, socioeconomics, geography, and interest in Commission membership.

 

Current Human Services Commission Roster

 

 Member Position     Term Start     Term End
Eileen Armstrong     Member April 22, 2014 April 30, 2017
Jasmine Brown  Member April 22, 2014 April 30, 2017
Rahn Clayton  Member January 6, 2015 April 30, 2019
Jovan Dumas  Chair May 1, 2015 April 30, 2018
Jason Grube   Member August 25, 2016 April 30, 2019
Indira Hubble  Member May 1, 2016 April 30, 2019
Brian Humphreys  Member  November 10, 2015 April 30, 2018
Kelly McDonald  Secretary April 30, 2014 April 30, 2017
Virginia Miller  Member January 6, 2015 April 30, 2019
Korbett Mosesly  Vice-Chair May 12, 2015 April 30, 2018
Dana Owens-Cheatham  Member August 25, 2016 April 30, 2019
 Al Ratcliffe  Member May 1, 2014 April 30, 2017
 Roseanne Sat  Member May 12, 2015 April 30, 2018
 Valentine Smith  Member August 25, 2016 April 30, 2019
 Sean Waite  Member May 12, 2015 April 30, 2018

 

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Duties and Responsibilities

The Commission conducts public meetings, accepts and reviews funding proposals, selects projects for funding and makes recommendations to the City Council as well as serving as a resource to the City Council and City Staff for implementation of the City's Human Services Strategic Plan.

Staff Support

Staffing support to the Human Rights Commission is provided by the Neighborhood and Community Services department.
Time and Day

6 PM
Second Wednesday of the month

 

Location

Tacoma Municipal Building
747 Market Street
Room 148
Tacoma, WA 98402

 

Additional Information
Donlisa Scott
Staff Liaison
(253) 591-2014
Email

Neighborhood and
Community Services
747 Market Street
Room 836
Tacoma, WA 98402