Human Services Commission

The Human Services Commission is a seven-member volunteer board, appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council for four year terms. They advise the Mayor and Council on general issues related to human services, as well as make specific funding recommendations as part of the City's budget process every two years. The Human Services Commission also helps carry out recommendations outlined in the City's Human Services Strategic Plan, including strategies that increase the knowledge of and engage the community in addressing human services needs and issues in Redmond.


Josh McQueen, Chair 05/19/2015-03/31/2019
Sue Stewart, Vice Chair 07/19/2016-03/31/2019
Shawn Roland 11/07/2017-03/31/2019
Antoinette Smith 12/06/2016-03/31/2021
Arjun Ram 04/18/2017-03/31/2021
Dana Carlisle 04/18/2017-03/31/2019
JoEllen Watson  06/06/2017-03/31/2021    

Youth Advisors                                             

Kamran Badh and Abril Martinez Rodriguez

Contact:  Brooke Buckingham, 425-556-2416 or Alaric Bien, 425-556-2458

10-14-14 Human Services Commission and City Council discussing community trends, human service needs, and funding recommendations for the 2015-16 biennium.

Related Links

All Home King County-Making Homelessness Rare, Brief and One Time
King County Mental Illness and Drug Dependency
Veterans and Human Services Levy
Communities Count
Bellevue Needs Assessment
Eastside Human Services Forum
United Way of King County

Agendas & Summaries