Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission

The purpose of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission (DEI) is to enhance the City's support for a welcoming environment by encouraging cooperation, tolerance, and respect among those living, working and visiting the City; to provide information, education, and communication that facilitates understanding and celebrates our differences; and to advise City government in ways that unite the community and ensure all are equally respected, valued, needed, and cherished.

  1. Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Holocaust Remembrance Day is an annual observance to remember and honor the genocide of European Jews by the Nazi regime and its allies during World War II. About two-thirds of Europe’s Jewish population was exterminated during the Holocaust. Continue Reading...
  2. DEI Newsflash

    Juneteenth Planning Committee

    The Lebanon Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission is seeking volunteers for a Juneteenth Planning Committee. Continue Reading...
  3. DEI Stop AAPI Hate

    In Remembrance of the Atlanta Spa Shootings

    As we mark the anniversary of the deadly shootings of eight people in spas and massage parlors in Atlanta, Georgia, the Lebanon DEI Commission would like to acknowledge the trauma of the recent surge in violence against the Asian American community. Continue Reading.
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Members

Voting Members

  • Karen Liot Hill, City Council Representative
  • Devin Wilkie, City Council Representative
  • Karen Zook, City Council Alternate
  • Renee DePalo, Chair
    Term: 11/21 - 11/22
  • Emily Walton, Vice-Chair
    Term: 11/21 - 11/23
  • Richard Ford Burley, Secretary
    Term: 11/21 - 11/22
  • Nancy Graham, Public Representative
    Term: 11/21 - 11/23
  • Tia Winter, Public Representative
    Term: 11/21 - 11/23
  • Bise Wood Saint Eugene, Public Representative
    Term: 11/21 - 11/23
  • Keiselim Montas, Public Representative
    Term 11/21-11/22
  • Simone White Cloud, Public Representative Alternate
    Term: 02/22-02/24
  • Kathy Beckett, Public Representative Alternate
    Term: 03/22-03/24
  • Vacant, Public Representative Alternate
  • Vacant, Public Representative Alternate

Non-Voting Members

  • Shaun Mulholland, City Manager