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Libraries Working Towards Social Justice: TONA Commission for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Mission Statement

"The Town of North Andover’s Commission for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s goals and functions are to act as a central focus in the Town and community, advocating and advising on diversity issues, providing information, referral, guidance, education and coordination to public agencies, private persons, organizations and institutions engaged in activities and programs intended to deal with issues affecting diversity such as, but not limited to prejudice and discrimination against people because of their; race, language, ethnicity, national origin, citizen status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic class, physical/mental ability, religion, marital status, military status or age."

Meeting Information

  • North Andover CAM - Find meeting calendar and recordings of Committee Meeting information here. Previous recordings can also be found here!

Members

Name Position Term Expiration
DENISE CASEY CHAIR 

06/30/2023

LAWRENCE JAY  

06/30/2022

JENNIFER DC BAUER   06/30/2021
ELLEN PETERS  

06/30/2022

VERA BROEKHUYSEN  

06/30/2022

STACEY LEIBOWITZ ABILITY ASSISTANCE COMMISSION  

06/30/2021

DEANNA LIMA COMMUNITY SUPPORT COORDINATOR 

06/30/2023

DAVID VANARSDALE COUNCIL ON AGING  

06/30/2022

BRIA GADSDEN MERRIMACK VALLEY BLACK & BROWN VOICES 

06/30/2022

LINA HUNTER MINORITY BUSINESS OWNER  06/30/2021
SUPRAJA GANTI NO ANDOVER RACE AMITY COMMITTEE   06/30/2022
TONI WEDGE

RESIDENT

06/30/2021

VIJAY KUMAR VALLALA

RESIDENT

06/30/2022
LORENE MARX

SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION  

06/30/2022
AISHA VALDEZ YOUTH & REC SERVICES   06/30/2023
LARRY F ALLEN YOUTH & REC COUNCIL 

06/30/2021

CATHY DARBY HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR  06/30/2023
ERIC J. FOULDS

DET LT CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS DIV

06/30/2022