As part of an agreed legal judgment in 1987, the Multi-ethnic Committee meets to discuss topics covered in a Federal Court order related to educational issues and discrimination.
Committee members vote, set the schedule for meetings and meet five times per year at 6:30 p.m.
|Meeting Date||Location||Meeting Topic|
|September 16, 2019||Harris Hill Administration Building Annex||Review Multi-Ethnic Compliance|
|October 28, 2019||Harris Hill Administration Building Annex||Transportation/Freedom of Choice|
|January 13, 2020||CANCELED|
|February 3, 2020||Manuel & Maria Valle Student Services Center||Human Resources Report|
|April 6, 2020||Manuel & Maria Valle Student Services Center||History of the Desegregation Order|
|May 4, 2020||Manuel & Maria Valle Student Services Center||Discipline/Long Range Facilities Master Plan/Kinkeade Report Questions|
Membership is decided by the Federal Court’s Northern Judicial District of Texas, based on recommendations submitted by Garland ISD and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
The committee shall consist of five Anglo members, three Black members, three Hispanic members, and one Asian member. The committee shall also have three student ex officio members (non-voting), consisting of one Black student, one White student, and one Hispanic or Asian student.
Available Committee Seats
There are open seats available for two more White members and two more Hispanic members.
If you are interested in being considered for the Multi-Ethnic Committee, please email your resume for consideration to Lakisha Culpepper, African-American Community Liaison for Garland ISD. Lakisha Culpepper will initiate the approval process and submit resumes to the NAACP Garland Unit #6256 for further consideration.
Dr. Joyce Miller, MEC Chairman
Mrs. Barbara Daniels, MEC Vice-Chairman
Mr. Timothy Robinson, MEC Secretary
Mr. Julian Olalde
Mr. Mel Pershan
Mr. Howard Pierson
Ms. Angela Reed
Ex-Officio Student Members