Human Services Commission

The Human Services Commission acts as an advisory group to the City Council, providing guidance on how best to meet the human service needs of the City. 

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Responsibilities

The Commission will make recommendations to the City Council on topics such as: 

  • Development of human services in Sammamish
  • Determination of human services priorities 
  • Human services grants and funding requests
  • Emerging human services issues or concerns

Leadership

  • Jodi Nishioka, Human Services Commissioner - Position 1 (term ends 1/31/2023)
  • Nushina Mir, Human Services Commissioner - Position 2  (term ends 1/31/2023)
  • Stanley Gunno, Human Services Commissioner - Position 3  (term ends 1/31/2024)
  • Terry Hall, Human Services Commissioner - Position 4  (term ends 1/31/2024)
  • Julie Varness, Human Services Commissioner - Position 5  (term ends 1/31/2025)
  • Richard BenackHuman Services Commissioner - Position 6  (term ends 1/31/2025)
  • Joyce Bottenberg, Human Services Commissioner - Position 7  (term ends 1/31/2022)

Events

Date Meeting Info Agenda Minutes
12/11/2019 6:30 PM
11/14/2019 6:30 PM
Note: The Human Services Commission regular meeting scheduled for Wednesday, November 13, 2019, has been moved to this date Thursday, November 14, 2019. 
11/13/2019 6:30 PM
Note: The Human Services Commission regular meeting scheduled for Wednesday, November 13, 2019, has been moved to this Thursday, November 14, 2019.
11/07/2019 6:00 PM
Sammamish Community Forum on Teen Drug Use: Warning Signs and Resources Date: November 7 Time: 6 - 8:30 p.m. Location: Central Washington University, Sammamish The City's Community Forum on Teen Drug Use: Warning Signs and Resources will include Influence the Choice’s "Hidden in Plain Sight” exhibit ...
10/09/2019 6:30 PM
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09/11/2019 6:30 PM
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06/12/2019 6:30 PM
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05/08/2019 6:30 PM
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04/03/2019 6:30 PM
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03/13/2019 6:30 PM
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02/13/2019 6:30 PM
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01/09/2019 6:30 PM
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