Haldimand County is recruiting members for its new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Committee. This committee will advise Council, staff and the Police Services Board on promoting inclusion, respect, understanding and appreciation of cultural diversity within the community.
The committee will consist of seven members, including one member from the Accessibility Advisory Committee, Seniors Advisory Committee, and Youth Advisory Committee. Members will meet at least four times yearly, or more frequently if required.
As a committee, members will be responsible for advising Council, staff and the Police Services Board on a number of matters, including (but not limited to):
- Removing barriers to inclusion for all residents;
- Policies, procedures and practices that foster diversity and inclusion;
- Effectively engaging with diverse communities for input on municipal initiatives;
- Initiatives that will achieve a greater understanding of the increasingly diverse communities in Haldimand County.
Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2021. For more information about the committee, application process, terms of reference or the expectations of members, visit HaldimandCounty.ca/boards-and-committees or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.