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Human Services Advisory Committee

The Human Services Advisory Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the City in the disposition of human services and allocation of funds to specific programs and projects, and assists in developing policies related to human services affecting Renton residents.  Members strive to understand the human service needs of Renton residents and to keep current on community-wide actions that may affect the availability and quality of human services provisions in Renton. 

Members are City residents who represent the diverse nature of the city, including geography, gender, age, and ethnicity, one of whom shall be a youth representative under 21 years of age at the time of appointment. Each position is appointed by the Mayor and has a term of three years. 

Meeting Schedule/Time:

The Committee meets the third Tuesday of each month during the year, from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Renton City Hall, 7th Floor Council Conference Room.  Additional meetings may be called during the funding recommendation period.

All Committee meetings are open to the public.  At the discretion of the Chair, the public may be invited to comment during the meeting. 


Brook Dodd, Chair
Amy Koehl, Vice-Chair
Leslie Anderson
Tina Harris
Joanie Howe
Sheila Houston
Teresa Kenney 
Krista Townsend

2017 Agenda / Minutes:


 2016 Agenda / Minutes:

January - Agenda, Minutes 
February - Agenda, Minutes  
March - Agenda, Minutes 
April - Agenda, Minutes 
May - Agenda, Handouts, 05 16 Draft Notes 
June - 06 16 Agenda,  


See the Boards, Commissions, and Committees homepage for more information, including current vacancies and an Application for Community Service.

Guy Williams is the Human Services Division manager and a staff liaison on the Human Services Advisory Committee. You may contact him at 425-430-6652 or via email.