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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.

Appointed by Mayor Douglas Athas

Jennifer Nguyen
Appointed by Mayor Douglas Athas

Charles Pickitt
Appointed by Mayor Douglas Athas

Ali Said
Appointed by Mayor Douglas Athas

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

Cheryl Hagan

Appointed by Council Member David Gibbons - District 1

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

Appointed by Council Member Stephen W. Stanley - District 3

Shibu Samuel
Appointed by Council Member BJ Williams - District 4

Donna Baird
Appointed by Council Member Rich Aubin - District 5

Appointed by Council Member Lori Barnett Dodson - District 6

Appointed by Council Member Scott LeMay - District 7

Appointed by Council Member Jim Cahill - District 8

Beth Dattomo, Staff Liaison

Courtney Vanover, CMC Secretary