Human Equity and Diversity Commission Directory

The Commission shall have the following powers and duties:

 1.         To recommend to the City Council a budget providing for the operations of the Human Equity and Diversity Commission.

2.         To recommend to the City Council plans, strategies and policies to remove barriers, build partnerships, and advance opportunities for the people of Waverly.

3.         To design and initiate actions that promote diversity and secure equity for all people within the City of Waverly and to shape a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable community.

Members: 7 members
Terms: 2 years
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of the Month


Allison Banwart- Hales

Term Expires: 2/15/2024

Amy Kangas

Term Expires: 2/15/2024

Andy Hansen

Term Expires: 2/15/2024

Lynda Abkemeier

Term Expires: 2/15/2023

Matthew Moore

Term Expires: 2/15/2023

Nana Quaicoe

Term Expires: 2/15/2023

Stephanie Ross

Term Expires: 2/15/2023

Heather Beaufore, Council Liaison

Term Expires: 1/2/2023

Carla Guyer, Staff Liaison


Are you interested in serving on the Human Equity and Diversity Commission for the City of Waverly? If so, please fill out the Board and Commission Application to be considered.

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