Applicants sought for city Events & Recognitions Committee

The Tacoma City Council is looking for applicants to fill the District 2 and District 5 positions on the City Events and Recognitions Committee (CERC) 

The 11-member CERC is comprised of Tacoma residents, with representatives from each of Tacoma’s five Council districts. They bring a range of perspectives and expertise that focus on the City’s commitment to celebrate civic engagement and special observations, and are knowledgeable and passionate about volunteers and their valued contributions to their communities.

The CERC serves as an advisory and action committee on matters pertaining to City-hosted events and special recognition programs. The committee is responsible for planning, reviewing, and evaluating events, engaging the community in its fundraising efforts, and soliciting corporate and private sponsorships to leverage funds for City-hosted events such as the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and the City of Destiny Awards. All members must be Tacoma residents.

More information on the work that the CERC does is available at  and or by contacting Kala Dralle, staff liaison, at (253) 573-2523 or

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Monday, June 3, 2019. Applications can be submitted at or by contacting Jessica Jenkins at (253) 591-5178,, or the City Clerk’s Office, Room 11, Tacoma Municipal Building North, 733 Market St., Tacoma, WA 98402.

– City of Tacoma