Volunteer Opportunities: Multicultural Affairs Committee

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Volunteer Opportunities: Multicultural Affairs Committee

The Multicultural Affairs Committee enriches our City through the promotion of understanding, respect, and appreciation of the many cultures of Gaithersburg. Help make a difference in our community by volunteering to serve. Learn more here

This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.


The City of Gaithersburg’s Multicultural Affairs Committee was formed in 1989 to keep the Mayor and City Council informed of the needs and concerns of the diverse communities within the City. The Committee’s mission is “to continue to enrich our City through the promotion of understanding, respect, and appreciation of the many cultures of Gaithersburg.” While cultural and ethnic diversity affects people in many aspects of their lives, the Committee hopes to heighten awareness of cultural similarities and differences in order to improve interactions between and among members of the communities. The Committee also hopes to increase understanding of the needs of the various communities in order to provide the best possible services. The Committee welcomes suggestions for ways to reach into our community.

Council Liaison: Robert Wu

Meeting Frequency: Monthly; 2nd Thursday

Term Limit: 2 year Terms, unlimited number of Terms.

Positions: 12 in total. 5 occupied. 7 vacant.


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Posted by

Roy Kelley, Retired, Former Associate Broker, RE/MAX Realty Group

Gaithersburg, Maryland  

Comments (14)

Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Roy. Gaithersburg is a model city which should be studied and copied. Enjoy your day.

Dec 03, 2022 03:59 AM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Roy,

I couldn't agree more with Wayne Martin's comment: Gaithersburg is a model city which should be studied and copied. 

Dec 03, 2022 05:21 AM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em: golfArizona@cox.net

One thing for sure, we will never have a shortage for the need to volunteer. Have a great weekend. Bill 

Dec 03, 2022 05:28 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Roy, good to get the word out for volunteers, and many are looking for these opportunities.

Dec 03, 2022 06:34 AM
Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Platinum - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Great information.   Thanks for sharing and enjoy your day!

Dec 03, 2022 07:35 AM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Roy, It's a wonderful act of kindness when someone volunteers to help some type of organization or committee! 

Dec 03, 2022 09:30 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

This is important information to share with the citizens of Gaithersburg, Roy.

Dec 03, 2022 11:39 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much for your comments. It is always good to hear from you.

Dec 05, 2022 10:16 AM