The Monroe Equity Council seeks to create an inclusive and equitable community by:

  • Being an example for residents and business of the Greater Monroe area to lead with love, equity, respect, compassion, and justice.

  • Ensuring underserved community members and groups have opportunity for their voices to be heard.

  • Encouraging local organizations to create working partnerships with underserved community members and groups.

El Consejo de Equidad de Monroe busca crear una comunidad inclusiva y equitativa al:

  • Ser un ejemplo para que los residentes y negocios del área metropolitana de Monroe y que lideren con amor, equidad, respeto, compasión y justicia.

  • Asegurar que los miembros y grupos de la comunidad desatendidos tengan la oportunidad de que sus voces sean escuchadas.

  • Alentar a las organizaciones locales a crear asociaciones de trabajo con miembros y grupos de la comunidad desatendidos.

Those who say it can't be done usually interrupt those doing it.

                      -James Baldwin


The Monroe Equity Council will create a safe and inclusive community in which all voices are heard and all people have the ability to access the same opportunities

El consejo de equidad de Monroe creará una comunidad segura e inclusiva en la que se escuchen todas las voces de todas las personas y que tengan la capacidad de acceder a las mismas oportunidades.


MEC is fiscally sponsored by Beck's Place, a 501c3 organization (EIN 47-5174829). A fiscal sponsor is a current nonprofit organization that provides fiduciary oversight, financial management and other administrative services to help build the capacity of charitable projects and / or lend their legal and tax-exempt status to a nonprofit organization seeking 501c3 status.


Monroe Equity Council is subject to all the policies, procedures, laws, regulations and fiscal oversight of Beck's Place under this arrangement. Donations to Monroe Equity Council are tax deductible per all stipulations for 501c3 organizations.


All payments must be made to Beck's Place with a notation that the payment be restricted to Monroe Equity Council.

On Website:

Donation are made via PayPal app using your PayPal account or a credit card. Please indicate "MEC" in the note section.

On Venmo:

Payments may be made to "monroequitycouncil" or by searching for Beck's Place for MEC.


Please make checks payable to Beck's Place and indicate your donation is for MEC in the memo section of the check. Checks may be sent to:  Beck's Place c/o MEC | PO Box 562 | Monroe, WA 98272


Melanie Ryan | Board President

Open | Vice President

Von Thompson-Wynn | Secretary

Margaret Ray | Treasurer

Aj Crecelius | Member At Large

Bridgette Tuttle | Member At Large