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|Diversity & Inclusion Task Force|
Mike Dunford, Chair
Cheryl HaynesLisa Levey
Elisa van Dam
Diversity & Inclusion Committee Charter
The purpose of the HRLF Diversity & Inclusion Committee is to assist the organization in advancing its Diversity & Inclusion agenda by establishing a framework for action that includes several goals across the areas of our members, our partners, our programs and our leadership.
The committee will establish realistic and measurable goals, with input from board leadership, headquarters and members, and monitor and report results against those goals to the Board on a semi-annual basis.
Committee Composition and Terms:
The HRLF Diversity & Inclusion Committee will be comprised of seven members – all members of the committee must be HRLF members in good standing; five (5) members will be from the broader HRLF membership; and two members will be current HRLF Board Members.
In 2018, The Committee will be co-chaired by two members of the HRLF Board – one serving a one-year term, and the second serving a two-year term to ensure continuity of leadership. Thereafter, co-chairs terms will be staggered two-year terms.
Of the five members from the HRLF membership, in 2018:
Each year thereafter, members will serve staggered two year terms. Each term can be renewed no more than one time at the sole discretion of the HRLF Board.
Committee members will be identified by the Chair(s) of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee and presented to the HRLF Board with consideration given to interest, current role, experience and leadership in the D&I area within a company. The Committee Chair(s) will be looking for thought leaders and practitioners who can assist in establishing and maintaining the focus on and advancement of the D&I agenda at HRLF.
Nature & Organization of the Team’s Work (How):
The HRLF Diversity & Inclusion Committee will meet at a minimum on a quarterly basis. There may be additional meetings called by either of the Co-Chairs depending on necessity to advance the D&I Goals. . The schedule of standing meetings for the year will be established at the first meeting.
The agendas for the Committee’s meetings will be established by the Committee Chairs and sent to the entire committee, ideally, one week prior to each meeting. Agenda items will include reports on the progress towards established goals for the year
Notes will be taken at each committee meeting. The Committee Chair(s) will supply a report on the work of the committee for each board meeting (verbal or written) based on the board Chair’s request.
One Committee meeting may be held in conjunction with an HRLF Board Meeting (as schedules permit) and include any items needing board approval or action
The Committee will work with the organization to emphasize and manage the integration of a Diversity & Inclusion lens in all organization communications to include outreach to members, the HRLF Website, the HRLF Brand, Leadership Messaging and social/digital media.
Committee Meeting Schedule: