On June 15, 2022, the Mansfield Board Select Board established a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee to consist of a diverse group of Mansfield residents that is representative of the Town's population with the following committee charge:
Review any existing policies and procedures currently in place within the Town of Mansfield related to diversity, equity and inclusion and work closely with the Town’s consultant.
The committee will offer opportunities for community engagement and input through interviews, public listening sessions, surveys and social media.
Identify potential areas for improvement based on relevant local, state and national research and experts on best practices.
Provide quarterly updates to the Select Board on the progress being made.
Submit a written report detailing the findings and recommendations of the committee to Select Board within 12 months from the date of the committee’s first meeting.
This committee shall be an advisory committee that will complete its charge one year from the first meeting.
The committee may be renewed by a vote of the Select Board.
Kevin Dumas - Town Manager or Designee
Teresa Murphy - Superintendent or Designee
Diana Bren - Select Board Member
Vivian Webster - School Committee Member
Dhruv Jain and Taylor Palinski - 3 High School Student Representatives (1 Vacancy)
Deputy Chief Frank Archer - Representative of the Mansfield Police Department
Beth Collins, Michael McCreless, Joe Kaplan, Peter Lally, Kate deLima, James Owens - 7 Residents to be chosen by a joint meeting of the Select Board (1 Vacancy)