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BOARD/COMMISSION:  Governor's Community Council on Inclusion and Equity


Address

75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
St. Paul, MN
55155


Supporting Entity/Enabling Legislation Supported by Governor's Office

ENABLING LEGISLATION
Executive Order 23-12
Enabled: 09-29-2023 Expires: 01-04-2027
Revisor of Statutes Link

Chair and Contact
CONTACT
Nichol Sutton
  • CHAIR

TITLE
NAME
EMAIL
PHONE
PRIMARY
Contact
nichol.sutton1@state.mn.us
Yes
Membership

The Chief Equity Officer and the Chief Inclusion Officer will  serve as Co-Chairs of the Community Council. The Governor's Deputy Chief of Staff for Public Engagement will serve as Vice Chair of the Community Council. In addition to the Co-Chairs and Vice Chair, the Community Council will be comprised of up to 12 members appointed by the Governor. The Governor will seek representation from communities most impacted by the disparities, inequities, and systemic racism in our state.

Member Info

COMPENSATION

  • Per Diem: $0.00
  • Other Compensation: Expenses

MEMBERSHIP DETAILS

  • Requires Older Member - no
  • Requires Senate Approval - no
  • Members file campaign finance and disclosure - no

Entity Powers and Duties, Activity Summary

The Community Council will advise and collaborate with the One Minnesota Council and the Governor's Office of Equity, Opportunity, and Accessibility to ensure the implementation of equitable practices for the State of Minnesota to address disparities, inequities, and systemic racism in Minnesota communities.

The Community Council will act in an advisory capacity to the Governor's Office of Equity, Opportunity, and Accessibility; the Office of Inclusion; state agencies; and agency equity practitioners to implement equitable, inclusive, and effective practices for the State to address disparities, inequities, and systemic racism in our communities.

The Community Council will review the One Minnesota Council's annual report on the status and implementation of the long-range plan.

ACTIVITY SUMMARY



Meeting Information
Meetings typically last: 1.5 hours
Meeting Frequency: Council will meet quarterly.

Meetings are held at:
Virtual and in-person


Fiscal Information
Annual Staff Hours:
Total Appropriations:
Appropriations Description:
Fiscal Year Expenses:

Expenses Description:


Open Positions (0)
No Open Positions

NAME POSITION APPLICATION DATE
Alex Abraha Member 4/2/2024
Yohannes Agegnehu Member 9/26/2023
Oluwadare Akinmusire Member 11/19/2023
Ama Boumi Member 11/16/2023
Stephanie Burrage Member 6/11/2024
Colin Campbell Member 4/22/2024
Ms Kim Chung Member 5/10/2024
Arnoldo Curiel Member 11/8/2023
Aramondo Davison Member 11/7/2023
Towfik Elmi Towfik Elmi Member 11/8/2023
Mr. Derek Emery Member 11/19/2023
Hilary Engel Member 11/8/2023
Dr. Rebecca Evan Member 1/4/2024
suryaprakash Ganesan surjith03@gmail.com Member 10/9/2023
Julie Gartrell Member 12/4/2023
Nikki Gieseke Member 9/18/2023
Mr. Francisco Gonzalez Member 10/29/2023
Sara Gregor Member 1/4/2024
Mike Hang Member 2/22/2024
Lily-Ann Hastings Member 11/7/2023
Jim Heighington Member 4/9/2024
Ms Lauren Hunter- Reynolds Member 11/7/2023
Dr. Denise Johnson Member 10/1/2023
Demitrea Kelley MBA, MHA Member 11/8/2023
Katherine Khaled Member 2/2/2024
Amy Lee Member 4/26/2024
Jimmy Longoria Member 12/23/2023
Ahmed Madey Member 11/13/2023
Georgia Miller-Kamara Member 1/5/2024
Kimberly Miner Member 11/8/2023
Paul Neal Member 11/7/2023
Victor Obisakin Member 1/9/2024
Meenakshi Sundaram Ramasamy Member 10/9/2023
Joseph Rand Member 11/11/2023
Kayla Renney Member 10/25/2023
St Catherine University Myriam Roby Member 1/4/2024
Liliana Rodriguez lrodriguez@multilingualmn.org Member 10/13/2023
Bethany Schwerr Member 12/19/2023
Dr. Nneka Sederstrom Member 11/11/2023
Stella Situma Member 11/10/2023
Ankit Sood Member 3/29/2024
Dr. Antony Stately Member 1/4/2024
Mirdalys Tweeton Member 1/4/2024
Dr. Ken Ujifusa Member 12/7/2023
Tong Vang Member 1/4/2024
Mr. Yeng Vang Member 1/4/2024
Tri Vo Member 1/4/2024
Ms. Rochelle Washington Member 9/30/2023
Sieara Washington Member 2/26/2024
Aaron Wittnebel Member 11/10/2023
Ms ThaoMee Xiong Member 1/16/2024
Duzong Yang Member 1/4/2024
Gao Yang Member 1/5/2024
Mr Dasharatha Yata Member 11/11/2023

No pending appointments found.

POSITION/SEAT
APPOINTING AUTHORITY
MEMBER NAME
STATUS
TERM END
ACTION
CHAIR
Governor

Current Members (12)
POSITION/SEAT
APPOINTING AUTHORITY
MEMBER NAME
STATUS
TERM END
Member #1
Governor
Filled
04/04/2027
Member #2
Governor
Filled
04/04/2027
Member #3
Governor
Filled
04/04/2027
Member #4
Governor
Filled
04/04/2027
Member #5
Governor
Filled
04/04/2027
Member #6
Governor
Filled
04/04/2027
Member #7
Governor
Filled
04/04/2027
Member #8
Governor
Filled
04/04/2027
Member #9
Governor
Filled
04/04/2027
Member #10
Governor
Filled
04/04/2027
Member #11
Governor
Filled
04/04/2027
Member #12
Governor
Filled
04/04/2027