Human Relations Commission

The purpose of the Commission shall be to deal with the causes of intergroup disunity which underlie the urban crisis, including, but not limited to, the elimination of conditions of bias discrimination and prejudice against minority groups, and to establish affirmative action programs to ensure equal enforcement of the law, and equal protection of the law, for all groups regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, status as an active member of the armed forces of the United States, or any other protected class recognized under state or federal law (“protected class status”).

Board/Commission Duties

Commission duties are outlined in Article II: Functions and Authority of Permanent Officers, Boards, and Committees of the Town (City) Section 12: Human Relations Commission.

Membership Responsibilities

Members serve a three-year term are encouraged to attend meetings; remain diligent to the needs of our community and bring those needs to the attention of the Commission; do research when asked regarding specific issues; plan and execute forums and seminars.

Member Skillset

Varies as Members are volunteers and represent various aspects of our community.

Meeting Information

Meeting dates/occurrence: Meetings are on the second Thursday of each month (with the exception of July) starting at 7 p.m. and are held in the Memorial Building, Conference Room 2.

Members of the Human Relations Commission

Name
Seat
Term Expiration
Robert Anspach Member June 2023
Bianca Blackman Chair June 2022
Dana Essigmann Member June 2023
Renan Pinheiro Member June 2023
Sarah Wiemert Member June 2024
Renee Harper Vice Chair June 2024
Erica Mash Member June 2022
Nayagara Viera Member June 2023
Constance Warner Member June 2022
Vacant Member June 2023
Vacant Member June 2024
Vacant Member June 2024
Vacant Member June 2024