This Council works to facilitate communication between County government and its diverse populations, addressing matters related to diversity that are important to everyone.

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Membership

The membership of this Council shall be appointed by the Board of County Commissioners and will be comprised of 22 members, two representatives from each of the following categories:

  • African American
  • Caribbean
  • Far East Asian
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Indian Asian
  • Middle Eastern
  • Native American
  • Northern & Southern European
  • People with Disabilities
  • At-Large (identification with a specific category not required)

Terms

Each term for a member is two years.

Authority

Board of County Commissioner's Resolution R-12-113, adopted August 2, 2012. Amended by R16-009 extending, concluding, and staggering certain terms of appointment.

Meetings

Monthly, 2nd Wednesday, 6:30 PM
County Center, 26th Floor
Conference Room A & B
601 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa

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Events
May 2024
Last Modified: 4/24/2024, 8:46:43 PM
Contact
Diversity Advisory Council
Eli Rodriguez, Community Liaison
(813) 276-8622
Office
Email
Work
Members
Brandi Boyer
African American
9/7/2023 - 9/30/2025
Darlesa Richardson
African American
4/17/2024 - 4/30/2026
Dr. Arnita Walls Pickett
At-Large
1/19/2023 - 1/19/2025
Ms. Laura Tucker
At-Large
6/7/2023 - 6/7/2025
Ms. Miranda Henderson
Caribbean
11/15/2023 - 11/15/2025
Ms. Jennifer De Jesus
Caribbean
6/7/2023 - 6/7/2025
Ms. Minh-Anh Nguyen
Far East Asian
4/17/2024 - 4/30/2026 *
Jane Tran
Far East Asian
9/7/2023 - 9/30/2025
Jomar Lopez
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender
9/7/2023 - 9/30/2025
Alonso Mejia
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender
9/7/2023 - 9/30/2025
Vanessa Anderson
Hispanic/Latino
4/17/2024 - 4/30/2026
Ms. Natalie Lipscomb
Hispanic / Latino
1/19/2023 - 1/19/2025
Ms. Vasantha Balasundaram
Indian Asian
4/17/2024 - 4/30/2026
Ms. Anitha Kancharla
Indian Asian
11/15/2023 - 11/15/2025
Middle Eastern
Vacant
Middle Eastern
Vacant
Native American
Vacant
Native American
Vacant
Ms. Monika Liller
Northern & Southern European
4/17/2024 - 4/30/2026
Teodoro Boscaino
Northern & Southern European
9/7/2023 - 9/30/2025
Ms. Cynthia Cook
People with Disabilities
1/19/2023 - 1/19/2025
Ms. Jennifer Shiver
People with Disabilities
6/7/2023 - 6/7/2025

* reappointed

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