Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee

The DEIC is a volunteer advisory committee established by the City Council in October 2020 to serve as a liaison to the City on matters related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The responsibilities of the DEIC are as follows:

  • Provide input and advice for City officials and staff to advance equity as a central component of public processes and decision-making;
  • Assist the City on outreach and engagement with historically underrepresented groups;
  • Provide community oversight and opportunities for the City to have greater accountability to the community on equity, inclusion, and diversity initiatives;
  • Advise the City in the development of a strategic plan to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion among Estacada’s government and communities;
  • Evaluate the City’s progress on equity-related goals, objectives, and action plans; and
  • Review current policies and procedures with an equity lens.

DEIC Membership The DEIC shall consist of 7 members appointed by the City Council possessing the following characteristics:

  • A commitment to equity, social and environmental justice, diversity, and inclusion;
  • The ability to work collaboratively with people of diverse perspectives and experiences;
  • Connections with local historically marginalized and underrepresented communities;
  • Experience, skills and knowledge in policy development, evaluation, local government, procurement, public participation, research, education or business; and
  • The ability to represent the demographic diversity of Estacada.

Read about the qualifications and duties of a DEI committee member.

Meeting Schedule: Meetings on the 1st Monday at 5:00 PM, with Workshops as needed on the 3rd Monday at 5:00 PM.

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Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee

Travis Garrison3/31/2024
Michael Anderly (Vice-Chair)3/31/2024
Nicole Andrews3/31/2025
Eran Smith 3/31/2024Email the DEI Committee
Tami Beaty (Chair)3/31/2025
Denise Roshto3/31/2025
Cr. Heidi Prokop - Council LiaisonEmail the Council Liaison

Supporting Documents

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee Charter (PDF)
Pilot Equity Lens (PDF)
Solicitud del Comité de DEI (PDF Spanish)
DEI Committee Application (PDF English)
Staff Memo DEIC Involvement with City Projects
Staff Memo DEIC Information Requested
Board and Commissions Code of Conduct (PDF)

Committee Recognition Survey Results