Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Community Advisory Committee

The mandate for the committee will be to advise County Council, make recommendations and provide a monitoring and measuring role to help ensure that the County applies a diversity, equity and inclusion lens to its policies, services and programs.

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Community Advisory Committee is not recorded. Any members of the Public wishing to observe the meetings can contact the Clerk's Office at info@dufferincounty.ca or 519-941-2816 x2500.

Click here to view the committee Terms of Reference.

Committee Members

Councillor Steve Anderson
Councillor Steve Anderson

 

Councillor Sandy Brown
Councillor Sandy Brown

 

Councillor Laura Ryan
Councillor Laura Ryan

 


Althea Alli
Althea Alli

 

Jordan Dedier
Jordan Dedier

 

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Phil Dewar, Co-Chair

 


Sabina Greenley
Sabina Greenley

 

Christie Lazo
Christie Lazo

 

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Trisha Linton, Co-Chair

 


Alethia O'Hara-Stephenson
Alethia O'Hara-Stephenson

 

Preeya Rateja
Preeya Rateja

 

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Jim Waddington

 


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Meg Minnikin, Staff Liaison (non-voting)

 

Angela Pollard
Angela Pollard, Staff Liaison (non-voting)

 

 

 

 

Agendas & Minutes

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Subcommittees

Members of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Community Advisory Committee sit of one of the following subcommittees: Human Services Working Group or Economic Development Working Group. Updates from the subcommittees are given at the full Committee meetings.

Human Services Working Group

Members: Jordan Dedier (Chair), Angela Pollard (staff representative), Councillor Sandy Brown, Sabina Greenley, Christie Lazo, Councillor Laura Ryan

The Human Services Working Group is tasked with reviewing and assessing services and initiatives that impact residents of Dufferin County to ensure that they are designed and delivered in an equitable and inclusive fashion. Some areas of focus include, but, are not limited to, housing security, financial equity, and access to services through a lens utilizing the social determinants of health. 

Meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.

Economic Development Working Group

Members: Trisha Linton (Chair), Terrilynn Kunopaski (staff representative), Althea Alli, Councillor Steve Anderson, Phil Dewar, Alethia O'Hara-Stephenson, Preeya Rateja, Jim Waddington

Members of the working group will focus around ensuring an anti-oppressive lens is applied to Economic Development and Tourism activities and investments. The working group members are committed to ensuring equitable, inclusive approaches to stakeholder education and training, marketing, and event participation in the community.

Meetings are held on the first Monday of the month at 6 p.m.

Contact the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Community Advisory Committee

To help limit the spread of COVID-19, adjustments have been made to the way Dufferin County delivers services. For a list of current office appointment hours, closures, or cancellations, click on the banner at the top of the page.

519.941.2816 x 2500

W. & M. Edelbrock Centre, 30 Centre Street, Orangeville, ON L9W 2X1

Monday through Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm