Equity Advisory Committee Meeting

Regular Meeting
February 15, 2022 | 6:00 p.m.

NOTICE: The Metropolitan Council Chair has determined it is not practical or prudent to conduct in-person meetings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Accordingly, committee members will participate in this meeting via telephone or interactive technology and the meeting will be conducted under Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021 at the date and time stated above. We encourage you to monitor the meeting remotely. If you have comments, we encourage members of the public to email us at public.info@metc.state.mn.us. We will respond to your comments in a timely manner.


Call to order (10 mins)

  1. Roll call
  2. Approval of the agenda
  3. Approval of [add link to minutes] [dates of previous meeting] minutes (PDF) - roll call

Public invitation (5 mins)

Invitation to interested persons to address the Council on matters not on the agenda. Pre-register at public.info@metc.state.mn.us. Each speaker is limited to a three-minute presentation.

Reports – Subcommittee (10 mins)

  1. Transportation Subcommittee
  2. Operations Subcommittee
  3. Affordable Housing Subcommittee

Information Items

  1. Metro Transit Transportation Equity Statement – Celina Martina
  • Presentation
  1. Bylaws Discussion- Leah Goldstein-Moses                                                    
  • Discussion
  1. Overview of Office of Equal Opportunity & Introduction to new Enterprise Equity Sr. Specialist Niambi Shakir
  • Presentation

Reports – Standing Committees (10 mins)

  1. Council Member Francisco Gonzalez: Management, Transportation
  2. Council Member Chai Lee: Community Development, Management
  3. Council Member Philip Sterner: Environment, Transportation


Announce (5 mins)


Committee contact

Lila Eltawely
Recording Secretary

Committee information

Equity Advisory Committee

Committee contact:
Cyrenthia Jordan