Public meeting 

The Commission holds monthly meetings on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Special meetings are held as needed. The meetings are open to the public. 


November 24, 2020  


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Staff contact 

Stefanie Bowers

Board Members

Term: 01/01/18 - 12/31/20, Bijou Maliabo

Term: 01/01/18 - 12/31/20, Cathy McGinnis - Chair

Term: 01/01/19 - 12/31/21, Adil Adams

Term: 01/01/19 - 12/31/21, Jessica Andino - Vice Chair

Term: 01/01/19 - 12/31/21, Noemi Ford

Term: 01/01/20 - 12/31/22, Jason Glass

Term: 01/01/20 - 12/31/22, Ashley Lindley

Term: 01/01/20 - 12/31/22, Mark Pries

Term: Upon appointment - 12/31/23, Roger Lusala



Contact staff

Number of members 


Appointed by 

City Council


Three years


Duties of the Commission include:

  1. Disseminating information to educate the public on illegal discrimination and civil rights, such as organizing and facilitating educational public forums that address one or more of the broad range of topics included within the rubric of human rights
  2. Making recommendations to the City Council for such further legislation concerning discrimination as it may deem necessary and desirable
  3. Cooperating within the limits of any appropriations made for its operation with other agencies or organizations both public and private whose purposes are not inconsistent with those of Title 2 of the City Code (Human Rights Ordinance)
  4. Planning programs and activities designed to eliminate racial, religious, cultural and other intergroup tensions including but not limited to sex, color, creed, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age and national origin.

Office of Equity and Human Rights
Social Justice and Racial Equity

City Government