The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Committee will be composed of one regional Councillor and up to ten community members appointed for the remainder of this term of Council.

The members shall represent the diversity of the Region and a broad cross-section of residents, including geographical and gender balance. An intersectional approach should be taken to ensure representation by community members with lived experience or service in agencies related to one or more of the following areas:

  • Ethnocultural and linguistic diversity
  • Racialized communities or People of Colour
  • Francophone
  • New immigrants
  • Indigenous communities
  • LGBTQ2S+ individuals
  • Individuals with disabilities, including mental health disabilities
  • Seniors/older adults
  • Individuals living with low income/homeless
  • Post-secondary students/youth
  • Faith-based diversity

All attempts will be made to stay within the guideline composition; however, if the applications received or the qualifications of applicants do not fully address the guideline composition criteria, the most capable and qualified applicants will be recommended for appointment to fulfill the membership composition.

Interested parties are requested to fill out an application. Those selected should be aware their names will be public. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Friday, April 9, 2021.

Submit your application to:

Or mail/deliver to:

Niagara Region, Attn: Clerks Office
1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way,
Thorold, ON
L2V 4T7