Mayor Bryan Barnett Establishes Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee

Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee

At a recent City Council meeting, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett announced his plans to implement an Advisory Committee on Diversity & Inclusion. This committee will advise the Mayor on inclusion strategies that will continue to strengthen connections among diverse communities in the city.

Photo Mayor Bryan K. Barnett in his office

Mayor Bryan K. Barnett

Over the past few decades, Rochester Hills has grown into the 12th largest city in the State of Michigan, creating a diverse community for residents to live, work, and play. The city is home to the largest Albanian Catholic church in the country, the second largest mosque in the state, and the third largest Asian population in Michigan.

“We are a community of innovative people who desire a collective success for our residents, “states Mayor Bryan K. Barnett. “Our growing diversity has contributed to our city’s vibrancy and our region’s overall quality of life.”

Encourages Residents to Apply

In addition to the active participation of residents, the committee will be comprised of leaders in the city’s education, business, and faith communities, as well as regional civic organizations. Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee members are Mayoral appointees. Applications for this committee can be found online at Applicants are asked to complete the candidate questionnaire by Tuesday, June 19, 2018.


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  1. Lois Golden says

    Too bad this was blocked when Councilman Yalamanchi wanted similar many years ago.
    Somebody check the minutes. I hope Barnett honors Yalamanchi for his visionary ideas.

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