Workforce Diversity Advisory Committee


Regular meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 9:30 the Ithaca Youth Bureau, Green Room, 1 James L. Gibbs Drive.

Overview & Duties

The Workforce Diversity Advisory Committee provides advice and consultation to the Director of Human Resources/Affirmative Action Officer (AAO) on the development, implementation and conduct of the City's Workforce Diversity Plan. Also, the Committee provides a channel of communication for all City employees to express their concerns, through representative Committee members, regarding equal opportunity and other aspects of workforce diversity. The overall objective of the Committee is to use the experience gained from these communications to improve existing City policies or to propose new policies which will help improve workforce diversity as an integral part of the operations of the City of Ithaca government.

More information on the Workforce Diversity Advisory Committee


  • Belisa Gonzalez, Co-Chair
    Term expires December 31, 2021
  • Kofi Acree
    Term expires December 31, 2025
  • Emily Dove
    Term expires December 31, 2019
  • Luca Maurer
    Term expires: December 31, 2022
  • Deb Mohlenhoff
    Chief of Staff
  • Elizabeth Klohmann 
    Ithaca Youth Bureau
  • Schelley Michell-Nunn
    Human Resources
  • Jeanne Grace
    DPW - Streets & Facilities
  • Mary Orsaio
    LGBTQ Liaison for Ithaca Police Department