Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Advisory Committee

(IDEAcommittee)

 

“The Town of Bedford affirms that promoting inclusion, diversity and equity creates a more fair and just society, improves mental health, reaps economic benefits, sparks innovation, inspires community engagement, strengthens social cohesion, and upholds human dignity…”

 

 LINKS

 

 

 

To learn about the purpose and mission of IDEAcommitee, read the Resolution adopted

by the Bedford Town Board on
July 28, 2020.

During JUNETEENTH 2022, the committee sponsored an essay contest for students.
Click here to read the essays of our selected winners.

 

email: IDEA@bedfordny.gov

Chairperson
Andromeda Turre (she/her)           
Exp. 9/9/23

Vice Chair
Jill Becker (she/her)                         
Exp. 9/9/23

Committee Members
Meesha Chang (she/her)               
Exp. 9/9/25
David Cone-Gorham (he/his)         
Exp. 9/9/23
Mary Herrnstadt (she/her)             
Exp. 9/9/25
Rev. Kymberly McNair (she/her)   
Exp. 9/9/23
Dave Schwittek (he/his)                   
Exp. 9/9/24
Tatiana E. Salvato (all pronouns)   
Exp. 9/9/24 
Kellie Terese Walker (she/her)         
Exp. 9/9/24
Mindy Yanish (she/her)                     
Exp. 9/9/25

Youth Members:
Carolina Cerna (she/her)                   

Exp. 9/9/24
Lexi Smith (she/her)                           
Exp. 9/9/24
Justin Munoz  (he/his)                       
Exp. 9/23

Associate Members (non voting)
Svetlana Shmulyian (she/her)           
Exp. 9/9/23


Town Board Liaison
Stephanie McCaine (she/her) smccaine@bedfordny.gov

 

 LINKS

 

 

 

To learn about the purpose and mission of IDEAcommitee, read the Resolution adopted

by the Bedford Town Board on
July 28, 2020.

During JUNETEENTH 2022, the committee sponsored an essay contest for students.
Click here to read the essays of our selected winners.

 

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