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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee


Meeting Schedule:  2022 Meeting Dates



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The purpose of this Committee shall be to strengthen Durham’s identity as a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. The Committee shall identify programmatic, community, and legislative practices with regard to race, color, ethnicity, religious creed, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, status as a veteran, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial and marital status, pregnancy, or physical and mental disability.

The Committee shall organize and support events, programs and opportunities to educate, promote and encourage diversity and inclusion. The Committee shall work in conjunction with any committees that Regional School District #13 has or will form regarding equity, diversity and inclusion .

The Committee shall consist of ten (12) members who shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen. The Board shall first appoint six (6) members whose terms will run until December 2023 and six (6) members whose terms will run until December 2022

The Committee shall report to the Board of Selectmen at least biannually and shall otherwise make recommendations for action as frequently as it deems appropriate.

Charge approved by the Board of Selectmen on January 25, 2021
Committee membership revised to (10) members at Board of Selectmen February 8, 2021
Committee membership revised to (12) members at Board of Selectmen June 1, 2021

Current Board Members:

Leslie Paoletti, D, 2022
Peter Cascini, R, 2022
Bob Donahue, D, 2022, Chairman
Heather Ram, D, 2022
Nicole Ercolani, U, 2022
Cindi Pietrzyk, D, 2022
Alycia Stone, R, 2023
Kevin Bjarnason, D, 2023
Mariah Roy, D, 2023
Patrick Holden, D, 2023
Jennifer Keyes-Smith, U, 2023
Lindsay E. Dahlheimer, R, 2023