About the Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Advisory Board

The Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Advisory (IDEA) Board is comprised of volunteers charged with creating a vision and strategy for encouraging and supporting a more inclusive, more diverse, and more equitable Brighton community. With input from other residents, the Board is developing an Action Plan that will serve as a roadmap for diversity and inclusion initiatives in Brighton on an ongoing basis.

The members of the IDEA Board are listed below.


Sarah Johnstone, Co-Chair

Dr. Rashid Muhammad, Co-Chair

Mike Boucher

Manish Dixit

Chris Hilderbrant

Amy Hsi

Helen Jones

Mark Kokanovich

Cindy Sobieraj

Assistant to the Supervisor

Bridget Monroe

Special Advisor to the Supervisor

Sheila Gaddis, Esq.

Town Council Members:

Robin Wilt (IDEA Board Liaison)

Chief Diversity Officer, Town of Brighton

Miriam Moore