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City of Medford Oregon / Boards & Commissions / Multicultural Commission

The Multicultural Commission was established to represent and reflect issues of economic, social and cultural interests for Medford's growing multicultural community.

The duties of the Commission shall include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Identify and voice concerns about issues which affect the multicultural community.
  • Develop positive forums for multicultural community members.
  • Encourage a culturally diverse and competent force of elected and appointed City officials and employees.
  • Support channels of communication between the multicultural community and City officials.
  • Provide the Mayor and City Council opportunities to speak with the multicultural community and hear its concerns.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Mayor and City Council.

The Multicultural Commission acts on the authority provided by Medford Municipal Code Section 2.437.

If you are interested in serving on this Commission, please complete the application.

Meetings Length of Term
We meet every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 5pm-6pm at the Lausmann Annex building, 200 S. Ivy Street, Medford, OR 97501. Room 151 3 Years


Name Email Title Term Begin Term End
Bonnie Barasch Staff Liaison 1/1/2021
Vance Beach Commissioner 2/1/2021 1/31/2024
Rosemary Jernigan Commissioner 2/1/2021 1/31/2024
Debra Lee Commissioner 2/1/2008 1/31/2023
Liz Littleton Recording Secretary 1/1/2021
Rani Passey Commissioner 2/1/2021 1/31/2024
Krystal Stone Commissioner 12/7/2017 1/31/2022
Marta Tarantsey Commissioner 12/7/2017 1/31/2022
Rose Velasquez Commissioner 2/1/2020 1/31/2023

Upcoming Calendar Events

Date Start End Event Description Location
4/20/2021 5:00 PM 6:00 PM Multicultural Commission Meeting
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