Human Services Commission

The Human Services Commission is an advisory body to the City Council responsible for providing advice and recommendations related to human services issues. Duties and responsibilities of the Human Services Commission include:

  • Identify and assess the human services needs in the city.
  • Recommend priorities and approaches to address human services needs within the city.
  • Review human services funding requests submitted to the City and make funding allocation recommendations.
  • Review performance of human services agencies and programs that are funded by the City.


When: 4:30–6 p.m., second Wednesdays of the month

Where: The Human Services Commission meetings are held in person at Burien City Hall, 400 SW 152nd St., 3rd Floor Miller Creek Conference Room and virtually via Zoom. If you would like to attend an upcoming virtual meeting of the Human Services Commission, please follow this link at the time of the meeting

Agendas and Minutes



Position Number

Term Expires

Carol Sandoval

Position 1

March 31, 2027

Marie Barbon


Position 2

March 31, 2026

Fred Swanson


Position 3

March 31, 2027

Sierra Howlett Browne


Position 4

March 31, 2026

Mark Manuel


Position 5

March 31, 2027

Michael Heinisch


Position 6

March 31, 2026

Maren Robinson

Position 7

March 31, 2027

Daniel Martin


March 31, 2024

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Contact [email protected] for questions or information.

Updated May 3, 2024.