Diversity & Inclusion
Kent County...A Great Place to Work
Cultural Insight Council
Kent County's primary vehicle for advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace is the Cultural Insight Council (CIC). Formed in January 2001, the CIC is a self-directed, interdepartmental work group sponsored by the County Administrator/Controller's Office. The council is comprised of employees of diverse backgrounds, representing all levels of the organization.
To act as a catalyst to foster a culture which recognizes, accepts and values the individual differences of its employees and is responsive to the changing needs of our diverse community.
To have a culture where employees understand, value and sustain diversity and inclusion.
|Gerard Akkerhuis||Circuit Court - Case Management|
|Chris Becker||Prosecuting Attorney's Office|
|Teresa Branson||Health Department|
|Matthew Budd||Juvenile Detention|
|Natasha Burke||Friend of the Court|
|Michelle Burt||Fiscal Services|
|Rita Caruth||Prosecuting Attorney's Office|
|Angela Dolan (Duursma)||Circuit Court Services|
|Sangeeta Ghosh||Administrator's Office|
|Heather Harvey||Human Resources|
|Meghan Kirby||63rd District Court|
|Lisa LaPlante||Administrator's Office|
|Michael Loxterman||Information Technology|
|Stacy McGinnis||Juvenile Detention|
|Marcela Moralez-Morris||Circuit Court - Family Division|
|Lynette Pearson||Circuit Court - Family Division|
|Darius Quinn||Human Resources|
|Michael Remo||Circuit Court - Family Division|
|Cynthia Robinson||Information Technology|
|Huemartin Robinson||Juvenile Detention|
|Juan Rosario||Friend of the Court|
|Darrell Singleton Jr.||Housing & Community Development|
|Julie Taylor||Health Department|
|Julie Vredeveld||Friend of the Court|
|LaSchelle Walton||Friend of the Court|
1. To create a culture of inclusion where all employees are able to succeed and are valued for their contributions to the efficient functioning of Kent County Government. Establishing a culture of inclusion will assist Kent County in maximizing its operational effectiveness, as it is our belief that team members are more willing and able to contribute when they are valued for their contributions and included in their organization's progress.
2. To promote cultural understanding among our employees that will assist them in fulfilling the County's mission of effectively serving the needs of our diverse community. It is our belief that by possessing a greater understanding of the cultures within our community and within our workplace, County employees are better equipped to maintain and enhance positive employee relationships between employees of diverse backgrounds.
3. To promote and encourage workforce diversity at all levels of the organization.
4. Ensure that the public we serve receives services in a culturally sensitive manner.
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