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.

What is DEI anyway? 

DEI stands for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Visit our "What is DEI Anyway?" page to learn more about how we define each of those terms.

Diversity and Inclusion Calendar

The DEI Commission invites you to utilize the Diversity and Inclusion Calendar as a resource to expand awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the variety of occasions that may be recognized by members of the Lebanon community. 

This calendar is not comprehensive and is continuously amended to reflect the most accurate and current information. If you would like to recommend an occasion to be added to this calendar, please contact us through the Boards and Committees Contact Form.  

  1. Natl Hispanic Month

    National Hispanic Heritage Month

    National Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed from September 15 to October 15, celebrates the cultures, contribution, and histories of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Continue Reading...
  2. DEI Survey Results

    DEI Discrimination Survey - Results

    In the Fall of 2022, the Lebanon Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Commission conducted a survey to understand residents’ and visitors’ experiences with discrimination in our City. View Complete Details...
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Voting Members

  • Karen Liot Hill, City Council Representative
  • Devin Wilkie, City Council Representative
  • Karen Zook, City Council Alternate
  • Emily Walton, Chair
    Term: November 2023
  • Bise Wood Saint Eugene, Vice-Chair
    Term: November 2023
  • Richard Ford Burley, Secretary
    Term: October 2024
  • Tia Winter, Public Rep.
    Term: November 2023
  • Keiselim Montas, Public Rep.
    Term: December 2024
  • Alisha Robinson, Public Rep.
    Term: August 2024
  • Simone White Cloud, Alternate
    Term: February 2024
  • Vacant, Public Representative
  • Vacant, Alternate

Non-Voting Members

  • Shaun Mulholland, City Manager