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Amherst Community Diversity Commission


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

Dr. Mohan Devgun (C)  term expires  12/31/2023

Pamela Kefi (V)  term expires  12/31/2023

Melissa Abel (M)  term expires  12/31/2025

Cynthia Bass (M)  term expires  12/31/2025

Dr. Mohammed Khan (M)  term expires  12/31/2024

Heidi Nicklaus Lefebvre (M)  term expires  12/31/2024

Zhen Liu (M)  term expires  12/31/2023

Thomas Lucia (M)  term expires  12/31/2023

Anne Rohrer (M)  term expires  12/31/2023

Prachee Samant (M)  term expires  12/31/2023

Dr. Joseph Sankoh (M)  term expires  12/31/2023

Gul A. Rahman (S)  term expires  12/31/2024

Key

(C) Chairperson
(CC) Co-Chairperson
(M) Member
(O) Resource Person
(S) Secretary
(V) Vice Chairperson


Meeting Location

Amherst Municipal Building
5583 Main St, Williamsville, NY

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


Meeting Dates

Tue., January  11, 2022,  05:30 PM

Tue., February  8, 2022,  05:30 PM

Tue., March  8, 2022,  05:30 PM

Tue., April  12, 2022,  05:30 PM

Tue., May  10, 2022,  05:30 PM

Tue., June  14, 2022,  05:30 PM

Tue., September  13, 2022,  05:30 PM

Tue., October  11, 2022,  05:30 PM

Tue., November  8, 2022,  05:30 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. Amherst community videos.

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  • General Information:
    (716) 631-7000
  • Email:
    toainfo@amherst.ny.us
  • Address:
    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221