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Amherst Community Diversity Commission


 


amherst community diversity commission holiday display
The Town of Amherst Diversity Commission Holiday 2018 Exhibit at the Audubon Public Library, Amherst (on display for the month of December, 2018).

amherst community diversity commission holiday display. pictured are Brian Steinberg and Jodi Lee Kwarta, Commission Members, with Councilmember/Commission Liaison Deborah Bruch Bucki in the middle
Members of the Amherst Community Diversity Commission with Exhibit at  Audubon Public Library, Amherst From Left: Brian C. Steinberg, Khalid J. Qazi (Chairman), Akruti Shastri, Dilip K. Sinha, Heidi N. Lefebvre, Helaine Sanders, Deborah B. Bucki (Liaison Councilmember) and Mireille Schapiro.

Mission Statement

The purpose of this Commission is to enhance and increase cooperation, understanding, and dialogue among residents of diverse cultural, religious, socio-economic and racial backgrounds, and to promote inclusion throughout the town. Some of the responsibilities of the coalition will be to study the demographics of Amherst; promote town-wide events that foster cultural awareness; increase minority participation on governmental boards and committees and in the Town's workplace; and to facilitate meetings designed to promote a better understanding of who Amherst is as a community.


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Liaison

Deborah Bruch Bucki RN, PhD, Councilmember


Members

Khalid J. Qazi, M.D., MACP (C)  term expires  12/31/2021

Dr. Mohan Devgun (M)  term expires  12/31/2021

Heidi Nicklaus Lefebvre (M)  term expires  12/31/2020

Tehsheng (Abby) Ma (M)  term expires  12/31/2019

Sibu Nair (M)  term expires  12/31/2021

Tanvier Peart (M)  term expires  12/31/2021

Helaine Sanders (M)  term expires  12/31/2019

Mireille Schapiro (M)  term expires  12/31/2021

Dilip Sinha (M)  term expires  12/31/2021

Brian C.  Steinberg (M)  term expires  12/31/2021

Key

(C) Chairperson
(CC) Co-Chairperson
(M) Member
(O) Resource Person


Meeting Location

Amherst Municipal Building
5583 Main St, Williamsville, NY

To verify, please call (716) 631-7013.


Meeting Dates

Thu., January  10, 2019,  06:00 PM

Sun., February  10, 2019,  02:00 PM

Tue., February  26, 2019,  06:00 PM

Thu., May  2, 2019,  06:30 PM

Wed., June  12, 2019,  06:30 PM

Wed., September  11, 2019,  06:30 PM

Wed., October  9, 2019,  06:30 PM

Wed., November  13, 2019,  06:30 PM

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221