Board of Ethics


The Board of Ethics is governed by a five-member board appointed by the Mayor. Members serve a three-year term, except that of those first appointed, two shall serve for three years, two for two years, and one for one year. Members must reside in the City of Westland. Current City Officials or employees are not eligible for appointment. 

The Ethics Committee assists with written opinions on ethical questions and to engage in activity that promotes ethical behavior. Members must keep all complaints, requests for advisory opinions and all documents strictly confidential.


  • Michael Williams
    Term expires: January 6, 2024
  • Lori Wilson
    Term expires: January 6, 2024
  • Daniel Stachow
    Term expires: January 6, 2023
  • Don Nicholson
    Term expires: January 6, 2023
  • Deborah Thomas
    Term expires: January 6, 2022

Desired Skills

  • Municipal Law Background
  • Education Background

Diversity Breakdown

The information provided in the charts below and under each individual Board or Commission was self reported and the City does not warrant the accuracy of the information.

Age Breakdown
Ethnicity Breakdown
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Gender Breakdown
Geography Breakdown
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The Board of Ethics meets once per quarter, as needed.
View the Boards and Commission Calendar for meeting information.