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About Us

The Community Multicultural Commission, which is appointed by City Council, consists of 13 members of various cultures and ethnic backgrounds representative of the city's demographics. The primary focus of the Commission is to serve as an advisory commission, addressing the needs and concerns of the citizens and City Council in the city of Garland. Citizens are invited to attend all meetings and are given 5 minutes to voice their concerns.

The Commission meets monthly on the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 200 N. Fifth St., Garland, Texas.


Greg Rogers
Appointed by Mayor Douglas Athas

Jennifer Nguyen
Appointed by Mayor Douglas Athas

Charles Pickitt
Appointed by Mayor Douglas Athas

Bao Vinh
Appointed by Mayor Douglas Athas

Genai Walker-Macklin, Vice Chair
Appointed by Mayor Douglas Athas

Frank Garcia

Appointed by Council Member David Gibbons - District 1

LeAnn Kite Hampton
Appointed by Council Member Anita Goebel - District 2

Jason Rodriguez
Appointed by Council Member Jerry Nickerson - District 3

Shibu Samuel
Appointed by Council Member BJ Williams - District 4

Gina Shanks
Appointed by Council Member Rich Aubin - District 5

Joel Requenez
Appointed by Council Member Robert Vera - District 6

Moses Uvere
Appointed by Council Member Scott LeMay - District 7

Vonda Tyson
Appointed by Council Member Robert J. Smith - District 8

Beth Dattomo, Staff Liaison

Courtney Vanover, CMC Secretary