Diversity and Inclusion Commission

Responsibility

The purpose of the Diversity and Inclusion Commission shall be to study internal and external barriers to diversity and inclusion and provide recommendations regarding such barriers.

Agendas & Minutes 

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

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Meetings

The Diversity and Inclusion Commission meets every fourth Monday of the month, except scheduled City holidays, at 6:00 pm in the City Council Chambers, 1st Floor, 345 High Street.

Subcommittee Meetings

The subcommittees of the Diversity and Inclusion Commission include: Internal Retention, Recruitment, and Promotion (IRRP), Marketing & Communication (M&C), and Citizen Engagement and Community Partnerships (CE&CP). The times and locations for subcommittee meetings are the following (all times & locations are subject to change and meeting dates exclude scheduled City holidays):

  • The IRRP subcommittee meets every first Monday of the month at 6:00 pm in the 5th Floor Conference Room, 345 High Street
  • The M&C subcommittee meets every second Monday of the month at 6:00 pm in the 5th Floor Conference Room, 345 High Street
  • The CE&CP subcommittee meets every third Monday of the month at 6:00 pm in the 5th Floor Conference Room, 345 High Street

Diversity and Inclusion Commission Roster

Diversity and Inclusion Commission 
  • Chair - Mark Mercer
  • Vice-Chair - Rose Haverkos
  • Katherine Becker
  • Richard Cardwell
  • Dorothy Cash
  • Scott Chapel
  • Elizabeth Crehan
  • Robert Harris
  • James Johns
  • Alicia Pater
  • Trevor Snider
  • Eric Taylor
  • Ed Wilson
  • Ex-Officio Member - Letitia S. Block, Esq.
  • Ex-Officio Member - Craig Bucheit
  • Ex-Officio Member - Nadine Hill 
  • Secretary - Boyce Swift