Equity Advisory Committee Meeting

Regular Meeting
March 16, 2021 | 6:00 p.m.
Minutes (PDF)

NOTICE: Governor Walz has declared a peacetime emergency (Emergency Executive Order 20-01) in response to COVID-19 and the Metropolitan Council Chair has determined it is not practical or prudent to conduct an in-person meetings for reasons stated in the Governor’s Emergency Executive Order. Accordingly, advisory committee members will participate in this meeting via telephone or other electronic means 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.


  1. Call to Order

  2. Approval of Agenda

  3. Approval of Minutes

  4. Public Invitation (6:05 – 6:15 pm)
    Invitation for interested persons to address the Committee

  5. New EAC Member Welcome (6:15 – 6:30 pm)
    Co-chairs Nelima Sitati Munene and Council Member Francisco Gonzalez

  6. Standing Committee Update (6:30– 6:40 pm)
    Council Member Francisco Gonzalez: Management, Transportation
    Council Member Chai Lee: Community Development, Management
    Council Member Philip Sterner: Environment, Transportation

  7. EAC Council Presentation Report Back (6:40– 7:00 pm)
    Co-chair Nelima Sitati Munene, Sarah Rudolf, Anita Urvina Davis

  8. Equity Council-Wide Overview (7:00 – 7:20 pm)
    Cyrenthia Jordan, Director of Office of Equal Opportunity

  9. Affirmative Action Plan Update (7:20 – 7:40 pm)
    Ashanti Payne, Assistant Director of Office of Equal Opportunity

  10. OEO Liaison Update (7:40 – 7:55 pm)
    Cyrenthia Jordan, Director of Office of Equal Opportunity

  11. Announcements (7:55 – 8:00 pm)

  12. Adjournment (8:00 pm)

Committee information

Equity Advisory Committee

Committee contact:
Cyrenthia Jordan