Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) Working Group

The Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) Working Group consists of members appointed by the City Council President.

The Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access Working Group is responsible for helping the North Adams City Council and the City of North Adams to build a consistent basic understanding and awareness around the important aspects of inclusion, diversity, equity, and access and to support the development of a Statement of Equitable Practice, aligned with the work of the National League of Cities, to be signed by each member of the Council upon completion of inclusion, diversity, equity, and access training.

Contact
Ashley Shade

Phone

413-274-8497

Mailing Address
IDEA Working Group
City of North Adams
10 Main Street
North Adams, MA 01247

Members Seat Term Expiration
Ashley Shade Chair February 2023
Jennifer Choquette Member February 2023
Lynn DeSanty Member February 2024
Michael Goodson Member February 2023
Gail Grandchamp Member February 2025
Rachel Hailey Member February 2023
Amanda Hartlage Member February 2024
Molly Graether Member February 2024
Andrew Fitch Member February 2025


Meetings
First and fourth Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m..

Agenda and Minutes 
Agendas and minutes are posted with Meeting Materials, otherwise, they are available by contacting Ashley Shade.