The 2016 Budget created the Office for Equity and Inclusion and established the Office of Equity and Inclusion Advisory Board. The Office of Equity and Inclusion Advisory Board scores applications for the Partners in Equity Grants and offers support, guidance, and advice to the Office for Equity and Inclusion.
The Advisory Boards membership is as follows: Three members are appointed by the County Executive. Two members of the County Board and two community members are appointed by the County Board Chair. The director of Public Health Madison Dane County, the chair of the Equal Opportunities Commission, the Chancellor of UW-Madison or her designee; and the president of Madison College or his designee are also members. The County Executive and County Board Chair appointees shall be approved by the County Board, and shall each serve two year terms.