The Consensus Council is commissioned to assist citizens and leaders reach collaborative agreements on important issues of public policy and the provision of crucial community services. The purpose of the council is to assist leaders and citizens in building basic agreements on difficult issues of public life. It provides supplemental forums and assistance with which leaders and citizens can explore common ground and identify ways to implement the resulting agreements. The efforts of the council are inspired by respect for the processes of democratic decision making and by a desire to strengthen these processes. This work becomes daily more urgent as leaders and citizens face economic, demographic and technological changes.
Areas of focus
Leader gender: Female Leader(s) (2019): Paul Griffin
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2017): Rose Stoller
Leader gender: Female