Governance, Organization & Legislation Committee

Purpose: Governance, Organization, and Legislation Committee (GOL) shall advise the Town Council on matters of Town Council rules and Town and Town Council organization and governance, and shall review legislation proposed to the Town Council, giving attention to meeting the Council's Statement of Values, particularly those of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Environmental Sustainability, and Fiscal Responsibility, as well as ensuring that measures foster an unbiased and inclusive environment that is free of discrimination, harassment, and negative stereotyping toward any person or group. For more information about GOL, see the committee charge.

Regular Meetings: Alternating Wednesdays from 9:00 am-11:00 am. See GOL Meeting Schedule for details.

Type: Council
Legal Reference: Amherst Home Rule Charter Section 2.6(e)
Appointing Authority: Town Council President
Number of Voting Members: Five (5) Councilors
Term of Appointment: One (1) Year
Councilor Pat De Angelis (Chair)
Councilor Mandi Jo Hanneke
Councilor Lynn Griesemer
Councilor Michele Miller
Councilor Jennifer Taub (Vice Chair)