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Inclusivity Board

Westminster City Council in early 2015 formed an Inclusivity Task Force to help guide the city as it examined a potential permanent board or commission that would consider issues of inclusivity, diversity and other issues in our community. In October, the Inclusivity Task Force provided recommendations to City Council on the formation of an Inclusivity Board.  On Nov. 9, 2015, City Council unanimously approved the formation of the Westminster Inclusivity Board.

The Inclusivity Board first began meeting in summer 2016 and will assist City Council in proactively addressing inclusivity issues in the City of Westminster. The Inclusivity Board envisions a diverse community where everyone understands the city belongs to them and their participation matters. The mission of the Board is to work with City Council to advocate for all voices within our community and to ensure everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

Comité de Inclusividad: información en Español

In the News

Read the city's "Building a welcoming community in Westminster, Colorado" statement.

Westminster Inclusivity Board receives 2nd place in national cultural diversity awards, read more.

Inclusivity Board Ordinance

The ordinance for the Inclusivity Board provides information about the Board's mission, vision and powers and duties. View the ordinance.

Westminster Inclusivity Programs

View a list of citywide programs that further our efforts toward being an inclusive and welcoming community. These are not programs of the Board but programs from various city departments.

Board Meetings

The Inclusivity Board began meeting monthly in June 2016. The meetings take place on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 6-7:30 p.m. at City Hall. Visit the city events calendar for meeting details.

2017 Inclusivity Board meeting dates:
Jan. 11 (6-8 p.m.), Feb. 8 (6-8 p.m.), March 1 (6-8 p.m., date changed from March 8), April 12 (6-7:30 p.m.), May 10 (6-7:30 p.m.), June 14 (6-7:30 p.m.), July 12 (6-7:30 p.m.), Aug. 9 (6-7:30 p.m.), Sept. 13 (6-7:30 p.m.), Oct. 11 (6-7:30 p.m.), Nov. 8 (6-7:30 p.m.), Dec. 13 (6-7:30 p.m.).

Board Community Forums and Survey

Inclusivity Board Community Forum - Summary Report from Nov. 2

Inclusivity Board Community Survey (November 2016) - View survey report

Board Membership

Chair - Stefanie Cowan 

Vice Chair - Angie Lynn O’Brien

Secretary - Beverly Bishop 

Richard Chamberlain
Sunnie Gist
Laurette Evora
Seth McGinnis
Erika Wey
Kelly Wiedemer
Justin Davis
Donna Johnson
Esther Ramirez
Donna Alengi
Nushin Farjadi (Alternate)
Ludy Yevara (Alternate)

Staff liaison:
Alexa Priddy
303-658-2016
apriddy@cityofwestminster.us

City Council Liaison:
Councillor Maria De Cambra

Inclusivity Board Meeting Agendas

Jan. 11, 2017 - meeting agenda

Feb. 8, 2017 - meeting agenda

March 1, 2017 - meeting agenda

April 12, 2017 - meeting agenda

May 10, 2017 - meeting agenda

June 14, 2017 - meeting agenda

July 12, 2017 - meeting agenda

Aug. 9, 2017 - meeting agenda

Sept. 13, 2017 - meeting agenda

Oct. 11, 2017 - meeting agenda