5 people appointed to Tacoma's Human Services Commission

Five people were appointed Tuesday to serve on the City of Tacoma’s Human Services Commission.

The 15-member panel conducts public hearings, accepts and reviews proposals, selects projects, and makes recommendations to Tacoma City Council. The commission also serves as a resource for implementation of the City of Tacoma’s Human Services Strategic Plan. Membership aims to reflect community diversity as it relates to race, culture, gender, age, socioeconomics, and geography. The commission meets at 6 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month.

Tacoma City Council’s Public Safety, Human Services, and Education Committee interviewed seven candidates and made its recommendations for appointments during a public meeting on Thurs., Dec. 11. On Tuesday, Tacoma City Council approved a resolution appointing Andrew Nguyen to a term that will expire on April 30, 2015, and Rahn ClaytonWilliam HagensVirginia Miller, and Antonio Sablan to terms that will expire on April 30, 2016 (see “5 people could join Tacoma’s Human Services Commission,” Tacoma Daily Index, Jan. 5, 2015).

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