Diversity and Inclusion Commission


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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The Diversity and Inclusion Commission meets every fourth Monday of the month, except scheduled City holidays, at 6:00 pm in Conference Room 2A, 1st Floor, 315 High Street.

Subcommittee Meetings

The subcommittees of the Diversity and Inclusion Commission include Internal Retention, Recruitment, and Promotion (IRRP), Marketing & Communication (MC), and Citizen Engagement and Community Partnerships (CECP). 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 next IRRP subcommittee meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 2nd at 6:00 pm in the 7th Floor Video Conference Room, 345 High Street
  • The MC subcommittee meets every second Thursday of the month at 5:15 pm in the 7th Floor Video Conference Room, 345 High Street
  • The CECP subcommittee meets every third Monday of the month at 6:00 pm in the 7th Floor Video Conference Room, 345 High Street
[from Left to Right: (First row) Boyce Swift, Robert Harris, Officer Eric Taylor, Rose Haverkos, (Second row) Shaquila Mathews, Dorothy Cash, Edward Wilson, Elizabeth Crehan, James Johns, Letitia Block, Esq., (Third row) Robert McClellan, Alicia Pater, Katherine Becker, Arian Hall, Deputy Fire Chief Mark Mercer, Police Chief Bucheit, Firefighter Trevor Snider]

Diversity and Inclusion Commission

  • Chair (Ex-Officio) - Boyce Swift
  • Vice Chair - Rose Haverkos
  • Katherine Becker
  • Dorothy Cash
  • Richard Cardwell
  • Elizabeth Crehan
  • Joel Fink
  • Arian Hall
  • Robert Harris
  • James Johns
  • Shaquila Mathews
  • Mark Mercer
  • Alicia Pater
  • Trevor Snider
  • Eric Taylor
  • Ed Wilson
  • Letitia Block, Ex-Officio
  • Craig Bucheit, Ex-Officio
  • Nadine Hill, Ex-Officio