DEI TASK FORCE MISSION

The DEI Task Force’s mission is to foster an awareness and understanding of various perspectives and cultures to create a sense of community and belonging for all. The Task Force will bring people together to continue the evolving conversation on how we can work together to improve Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Space Coast’s business community.

Jamara Wilson, Chair of DEI Task Force
Jamara Wilson

DEI Task Force

DEI Task Force Logo MRC

A Message from DEI Task Force Chair

​The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Task Force was born out of an identifiable need to create professional equity for all businesses across the Space Coast. What started as a conversation amongst a few partners and staff of the Melbourne Regional Chamber to create a space where individuals and organizations could be comfortable discussing topics and issues associated with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in the workplace grew into a task force with intentional objectives.

The Melbourne Regional Chamber’s DEI Task Force exists to be a facilitator and connector of the best resources for businesses to utilize when seeking to understand diversity, equity, and inclusion. The task force will work to educate and implement best practices on the Space Coast to enable businesses, residents, and visitors to feel respected, honored, acknowledged, and understood.

We are a community of business leaders, business owners, and professionals with diverse backgrounds who will lead by example to create awareness and an environment that empowers positive change.

I am proud to serve as Chair of the Melbourne Regional Chamber’s DEI Task Force and look forward to leading the effort in fostering tangible results of its impact in our community with the help of our community.

I encourage you to attend events hosted or promoted by the DEI Task Force to further understand what’s needed to create and maintain a workplace conducive to professional equity. I encourage organizations to support the DEI Task Force by becoming a sponsor and or committing to cultivating a fair and equitable working environment that is diverse.

We look forward to helping grow businesses in the Space Coast in ways that include the growth of all.

Sincerely,

Jamara Wilson

Progressive Cleaning

Arty Pagan Viera Regional Business Alliance

Jamara Wilson

DEI Task Force

Carrol Samuels, BAC
BAC

Carrol Samuels

Chantal Sheehan, Blue Fox
Blue Fox

Chantal Sheehan

Joslyn Barroso, Leonardo DRS
Leonardo DRS

Joslyn Barroso

Karla Micka, SCORE Space Coast
SCORE Space Coast

Karla Micka

Mark Malek, Widerman Malek, PL
Widerman Malek, PL

Mark Malek

Megan Miller, Space Coast Pride
Space Coast Pride

Megan Miller

Peter Mannino, Bank of America – Merrill
Bank of America – Merrill

Peter Mannino

Robert Mixon, Level Five Associates, Inc.
Level Five Associates, Inc.

Robert Mixon

Embraer Foundation

Monica Newman McCluney

BAC

Carrol Samuels

Blue Fox

Chantal Sheehan

Leonardo DRS

Joslyn Barroso

SCORE Space Coast

Karla Micka

Widerman Malek, PL

Mark Malek

Space Coast Pride

Megan Miller

Bank of America – Merrill

Peter Mannino

Level Five Associates, Inc.

Robert Mixon

Embraer Foundation

Monica Newman McCluney

DEI Sponsorship Opportunities
DEI Application