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Human Rights Commission

Description:

The Human Rights Commission is responsible for setting the human rights policy of the City and for hearing complaints that are not resolved at the staff level. It can research, study and hold public hearings on matters that affect the equal rights of the general public. The Human Rights Commission also monitors and evaluates the City's Affirmative Action Plan and reports its findings semi-annually to City Council. The Commission meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Approximately five hours per month are required of Commission members.

Number of Members:

14

Comments:

  • 9 Members shall be citizens-at-large
  • 1 Representative from:
    • Economic Opportunities Commission
    • Commission for Women
    • Landlord-Tenant Relations Board
    • Commission on Persons with Disabilities
    • Commission on Aging
     

Term of Service:

3-year term

City Staff Contact:

Jean Kelleher, Office of Human Rights, 703.746.3140

List of Members:

  • John Baker
  • Danielle Beach
  • Ludwig Gaines, chair
  • Claire Gregory
  • Matt Harris
  • Kristy Herrick
  • Monika Jones
  • Susan Kellom
  • Tom Sachs
  • Scott Schwartz
  • Jenny Wade

For further information about the responsibilities of this board or commission, or to apply to serve on this board or commission, contact Jackie Henderson in the City Clerk's Office at 703 746-4550.