Community Relations Commission

Meetings

For up-to-date information regarding all of the City’s Boards and Commissions meeting dates and times, please see the City Calendar.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

  • Anthony Asta
  • Colleen Atwell
  • Kay Frederick
  • Saleha Jawaid
  • Erica Nelson
  • Krista Selvey
  • Larniecia “Nominee” Smith
  • Rachel Bautista
  • Jennifer Sever
  • Kristen Santiago
  • Katie Sivak

Purpose

Wheaton’s Community Relations Commission is responsible for promoting community involvement and volunteering.

Good Citizen Awards

The annual Good Citizen Awards help recognize those who make the generous and often extraordinary contributions that make Wheaton an outstanding community. This may be volunteer service for a school, church, nursing home, civic group or nonprofit organization.

Make a Difference Day LogoMake a Difference Day

Wheaton celebrates Make a Difference Day on the fourth Saturday of each October. The Community Relations Commission leads Wheaton’s Make A Difference Day efforts, where residents, schools and community organizations undertake projects that benefit others.

Read about the 2020 Make a Difference Day events and how volunteers made a difference in our community. 

Festival of CulturesFestival of Cultures

Below are highlights from the 2019 Festival of Cultures, an afternoon of storytelling, culture, food, arts, activities, music and more. More than 30 participants and groups shared their heritage and cultures, in addition to live music and food trucks.