Hispanic Advisory Committee


The Hispanic Advisory Committee meets third Monday of every month at 7:00pm in Council Chambers. The Committee does not usually meet in June, July, August, and December.

Meeting minutes and agendas are available online


Duties of Membership

Advise the City Council on Hispanic affairs as they relate to the City of Hermiston by providing a means of communication between the city's Hispanic community and the city's elected and appointed representatives; providing representatives that the city's Hispanic community can contact with their issues, concerns, and problems which relate to the City of Hermiston; provide a forum to discuss and listen to issues, concern, and problems of the city's Hispanic community which relate to the City of Hermiston and assist in solving them and developing a stronger community; and working to make Hermiston a truly  inclusive city, respectful of all nationalities, races, ethnic groups, and cultures.


Committee Members

Committee Terms are 3 year terms running from July 1 to June 30 for the period specified below:

Position Name Term Date
Position #1 Mark Gomolski (Vice Chair) June 30, 2023
Position #2 Vacant June 30, 2023
Position #3 Hector Ramirez June 30, 2021
Position #4 Jose Garcia (Chair) June 30, 2022
Position #5 Nazario Rivera June 30, 2022


City Representatives

  • Manuel Gutierrez and Roy Barron, City Councilors
  • Mark Morgan, Assistant City Manager
  • Lilly Alarcon-Strong, CMC, City Recorder


Interested in Getting Involved? 

Information and Applications can be downloaded online or obtained at City Hall.

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The Hispanic Advisory Committee was presented with the National League of Cities' 2013 City Cultural Diversity Award.
Hispanic Advisory Committee Members, from top left: Council Representatives Clara Beas-Fitzgerald (past member) & Manuel Gutierrez; Committee Members: Hector Ramirez; (past member) Carlos Gallo; Vice Chair, Mark Gomolski; Chair, Jose Garcia; and (Council Representative) Roy Nayar Barron.