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Diversity, Inclusivity, and Social Equity Board

The board supports City Council’s strategic focus of diversity and use community feedback to influence future decision-making to promote diversity, inclusivity and social equity in Northglenn.

The DISE Board is currently taking applications for its Youth At-Large position.

Diversity Board Application

HELP US LEARN ABOUT DISE IN NORTHGLENN - TAKE THIS QUICK SURVEY!

DIVERSITY BOARD DOCUMENTS


Read the DISE Board Statement Regarding Gaza


READ THE DISE BOARD STATEMENT REGARDING THE COLORADO REPUBLICAN PARTY AND CHAIRMAN DAVE WILLIAMS

News

June 8, 2024
- Northglenn Pride drew over 500 people despite unsettled weather. The DISE Board had a booth and sponsored the event, including a sensory bus from the Autism Community Store.

June 10, 2023
- Northglenn Pride event. 5-7 p.m. on the festival lawn, 1 E. Memorial Pkwy. Join us for this free event celebrating the LGBTQ+ community and inclusivity! Music, food, booths and more.

Feb. 2023 -- DISE Board invited the Anti-Defamation League to host a community conversation about anti-Semitism. 

Dec. 2022 - DISE Board facilitated the passing of an Anti-Hate Resolution by Northglenn City Council.

The DISE Board sponsored the first Pride event in Adams County in June 2021.

DISE Listening Session flyerOur Diversity, Inclusivity and Social Equity (DISE) Board held a community listening session in 2021

As a follow-up to their conversation, they are asking residents to complete a short survey. View session below. Take the survey: https://bit.ly/3g9pbz1





The board presented a video to City Council on Jan. 11, 2021 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Capture

The board supported a movie series during Black History Month 2021. Feb. 12 was Harriet, and Feb. 19 was 42. All proceeds were donated to Cleo Parker Robinson Dance.

Meetings
The board meets the 4th Tuesday of each month in City Hall (also accessible virtually). All meeting agendas and recordings are available through the "Diversity Board Documents" link above.

Join

The board has 11 members: two representatives from each ward and three at-large members which includes one youth member.

To qualify as a member you must:
  • Be a resident of Northglenn to serve as a representative of your ward - or -
  • Live, work or attend school in the city to serve as an at-large member - and -
  • Be at least 16 years old  - and -
  • Have a genuine interest in advancing diversity, inclusivity and social equity efforts in the city
In order to maintain membership on the board, members are required to:
  • Participate in diversity, equity, and inclusion training annually
  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings either in-person or virtually
  • Regularly obtain feedback from the community and report back to the board during meetings
  • Maintain a professional and respectful decorum
  • Maintain all sensitive information that is shared during meetings as confidential

Membership
Board and Commission Application
 
Autumn Romero
Vice Chair
Ward 4 Member
c/o Northglenn City Hall
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233
Initial Appointment: 09/28/2020
Term Expires:  09/28/2026

Wesley Dunbar (pronouns: he/him)
Ward 1 Member
c/o Northglenn City Hall
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233
gracepastor2@gmail.com
Initial Appointment: 09/28/2020
Term Expires:  09/28/2026

Celeste Jackson
Ward 1 Member
c/o Northglenn City Hall
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233
Celeste.Jackson@gmail.com
Initial Appointment: 09/28/2020
Term Expires:  09/28/2026

Chris Cimino (pronouns: he/him)
Ward 2 Member
c/o Northglenn City Hall
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233
ccimino1313@gmail.com
Initial Appointment: 02/27/2023
Term Expires:  09/28/2026

Vanessa Alarcon (pronouns: she/her)

Ward 2 Member
c/o Northglenn City Hall
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233
valarcon.msw@gmail.com
Initial Appointment: February 12, 2024
Term Expires: September 28, 2026

Claudia Belen Hernandez (pronouns: she/her/ella)
Ward 3 Member
c/o Northglenn City Hall
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233
claudiabh101@gmail.com
Initial Appointment: February 12, 2024
Term Expires: September 28, 2026

Ryan Easterling-Babin (pronouns: he/him)
Ward 3 Member
c/o Northglenn City Hall
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233
r.easterlingbabin@outlook.com
Initial Appointment: February 12, 2024
Term Expires: September 28, 2026

Catherine Schyling (pronouns: she/her)
Ward 4 Member
c/o Northglenn City Hall
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233
catherine.schyling@gmail.com
Initial Appointment: 02/27/2023
Term Expires:  09/28/2026

Shannon McDougald (pronouns: he/him)
At-Large Member
c/o Northglenn City Hall
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233
mcdougald839@gmail.com
Initial Appointment: February 12, 2024
Term Expires: September 28, 2026

Lawrence Rangel
At-Large Member
c/o Northglenn City Hall
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233
lrang2019@icloud.com
Initial Appointment: February 12, 2024
Term Expires: September 28, 2026

At-Large Member
Vacant

Youth At-Large Member
Vacant

Katherine E. Goff (pronouns: she/her)

City Council Ex-Officio Member
Council Member, Ward 3
720.668.8110 
kgoff@northglenn.org

Related Information
Contact
dixon square

Tamara Dixon
Human Resources Director and Chief Diversity Officer
tdixon@northglenn.org
303.450.8761