HUMAN/CIVIL RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS

Last Updated September 2013

* Responsibilities for laws prohibiting in: E—Employment, H— Housing, and P—Public Accomodations, A—has responsibilities for dealing with Hate/Bias Crimes. C—has Community Relations responsibilities. L—facilitates landlord/tenant conflicts. Statutes also prohibit discrimination in other area(s) listed. 

IAOHRA INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS  

Homer C. Floyd, Former Executive Director
Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission
301 Chestnut Street, Suite 300
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Paula Haley, Executive Director
Alaska Human Rights Commission
800 "A" Street - Suite 204
Anchorage, AK 99501

Antonio M. Ginatta
Advocacy Director, US Program
Human Rights Watch
1630 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC  20009
202-612-4343
ginatta@hrw.org
www.twitter.com/amginatta


William Burnett
Fort Worth Human Relations Commission
1000 Throckmorton Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Norma Esparza
Fort Worth Human Relations Commission
1000 Throckmorton Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102 

Estrus Tucker
Fort Worth Human Relations Commission
1000 Throckmorton Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

James L. Stowe, Director
Montgomery County Office of Human Rights
21 Maryland Avenue, Suite 330
Rockville, MD 20850 

Gail P. Williams, Executive Director
Hillsborough Equal Opportunity & Human
Relations Department
P.O. Box 1110
Tampa, FL 33601

Beverly L. Watts
Executive Director
TN Human Rights Commission
710 James Robinson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243

Leon W. Russell, Human Rights/EEO Officer
Pinellas County Office of Human Rights
400 S. Ft. Harrison Avenue
Annex Building, 5th Floor
Clearwater, FL 33758


Sonya A. Morris, Judge
2301 E. Columbus Drive
East Chicago, IL 46312

Mary L. Hagler
2301 E. Columbus Drive
East Chicago, IL 46312

Joan Walls
City of Champaign
102 North Neil
Champaign, IL 61820 

Jackie Watters
City of Champaign
102 North Neil
Champaign, IL

Jennifer Vidis, Executive Director
Cook County Commission on Human Rights
69 W. Washington
Chicago, IL 60602

 Sandra D. Norman Director
Virginia Human Rights Council
1220 Bank Street Jefferson Building, 3rd floor
Richmond, Virginia 23218

Maye Johnson
City of Fort Wayne
Metropolitan Human Relations Commission
One Main Street, Room 680
Fort Wayne, IN 48802-1804 

Stephen A. Glassman, Chairperson
Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission
301 Chestnut Street, Suite 300
Harrisburg, PA 17101  

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA—NATIONAL 

Gustavo F. Velasquez Director
D.C. Office of Human Rights
441 4th Street, N.W. Suite 570
Washington, DC 20001
Phone:  202-727-4559
Fax:  202-272-9589
Email:  ohr@dc.gov
Website: http://ohr.dc.gov/ohr/site/default.asp

Gerald A. Reynolds, Chairperson
Abigail Thernstrom, Vice Chair
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
624 9th Street, N.W, Suite
700 Washington, D.C. 20425
(202) 376-7700 (Voice)
http://www.usccr.gov/ 
Oversight responsibilities.  

Bill Evers Assistant Secretary, Office of Policy Development
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202
Phone:  202-401-1576
Website: http://www.ed.gov
Discrimination in education.  

Naomi Earp, Chair
Office of Program Operations
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION
1801 L Street, NW.
Washington, D.C. 20507
(202) 663-4002 (Voice)
(202) 663-4110 (Fax)
http://www.eeoc.gov     

Winston Wilkinson Director
Office for Civil Rights Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, DC 20201
202-619-0257
OCRPrivacy@hhs.gov
Website: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/
Discrimination in delivery of health and human services.  

ALABAMA 

Raphael A. Maharaj Chair
Mobile Human Relations Commission
205 Government Plaza
Suite 524, South Tower
Mobile, Alabama 36604-1827
Phone:  251-208-7812
Fax:  251-208-7894
Email:  hrc@cityofmobile.org
Jurisdiction: Municipality
(P)*    

ALASKA  

Lester C. Lunceford, Chair
Paula Haley Executive Director
Alaska Human Rights Commission
800 A Street, Suite 204
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
Phone:  907-276-7474 Ext. 241
Fax:  907-278-8588
Email:  paula.haley@alaska.gov 
Jurisdiction: State of Alaska
(E H P C)*
Other: Government Practices, Finance,
Coercion.    

Herbert Turner, Chair
Pamela Basler, Executive Director
Anchorage Equal Rights Commission
632 W. 6th Avenue Suite 110
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
Phone:  907-343-4342
Fax:  907-343-4395
Email:  aerc@muni.org, baslerP@muni.org
Website: http://www.muni.org/aerc/
Jurisdiction: Municipality
(E H P A C L)*

ARKANSAS

Carol Johnson, Executive Director
Arkansas Fair Housing Commission
101 E. Capitol Avenue, Suite 212
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
email: carol.johnson@arkansas.gov
Jurisdiction: Municipality
(E H P A C L)*


ARIZONA

Lionel Lyons Director
Phoenix Equal Opportunity Department
200 W. Washington Street
Phoenix City Hall
Phoenix, Arizona 85003
Phone:  602-262-7716
Website:  www.phoenix.gov    

CALIFORNIA  

Rabbi Allen I. Freehling, Executive Director
LOS ANGELES CITY HUMAN RELATIONS
COMMISSION
200 N. Spring Street
City Hall, Room 1625
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 978-1660
Fax: (213) 978-1668
E-mail: rabbi.allen.freehling@lacity.org      

Robin Toma Executive Director
Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations
3175 W. 6th Street, Suite 401
Los Angeles, California 90020
Phone:  213- 738-2788
Email:  rtomas@hrc.lacounty.gov
Website: http://humanrelations.co.la.ca.us/contact.htm 

Janet Ruggiero, Chair
Barbara Lehman Executive Director
Human Rights/Fair Housing Commission of the City and County of Sacramento
The Carol Miller Justice Center
301 Bicentennial Circle, Suite 330
Sacramento, California 95814
Phone:  916-444-6903
Email:  blehman@hrfh.org
Website: http://www.hrfh.org/page/page/4292316.htm
(H)*     


Theresa Sparks, Executive Director
San Francisco Human Rights Commission
25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 800
San Francisco, California 94102-6033
Phone:  415-252-2500
Fax:  415-431-5764
Email:  hrc.info@sfgov.org
Website: http://www.sfgov.org/site/sfhumanrights_index.asp
Jurisdiction: City and County of San Francisco
(E H P A C L)*      

COLORADO  

Dr. Delio Tamayo, Chair
Wendell L. Pryor, Executive Director
COLORADO CIVIL RIGHTS DIVISION
COMMISSION
1560 Broadway, Suite 1050
Denver, Colorado 80202-5143
(303) 894-2997 (Voice)
(303) 894-7830 (Fax)
(303) 894-7832 (TDD)
Jurisdiction: State of Colorado
(E H P C L)*
Other: Discrimination in advertising.

Lucia Guzman, Executive Director
AGENCY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Minoree Yasui Plaza
201 W. Colfax Avenue, Dept. 1102
Denver, Colorado  80202-5332
(720) 913-8450 (Voice)
(303) 640-3132 (TDD)
www.denvergov.org/humanrights (Website)
Jurisdiction: City and County of Denver
(E H P C)*
Other:  Commercial space, health and welfare services.   

Veronica White, Chair
Barbara Shannon-Banister, Executive Director
CITY OF AURORA COMMUNITY RELATIONS DIVISION
15151 East Alameda Parkway, 4th Floor
Aurora, Colorado 80012
(303) 739-7580 (Voice)
(303) 739-7258 (Fax)
(303) 739-7297 (TDD)
Bshannon@auroragov.org (E-mail)
Jurisdiction: City of Aurora
(EHPC)*

CONNECTICUT  

Andrew Norton, Chair
Raymond P. Pech, Executive Director
CONNECTICUT COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
25 Sigourney Street
Hartford, CT 06106
860/ 541-3400
Connecticut Toll Free 1-800-477-5737
TDD      860-541-3459
FAX      860-246-5068
Jurisdiction: State of Connecticut
http://www.ct.gov/chro/site/default.asp
(E H P C L)*
Other: Credit     

Marianne Landry, Chair
Lillian I. Ruiz, PhD, Executive Director
Hartford Human Relations Commission
550 Main Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06103
Phone:  860-757-9785
Fax:  860-722-6486
Email:  Aortiz005@hartford.gov
Website: http://www.hartford.gov/human_relations/ohr2.0/Women.htm
Jurisdiction: City of Hartford
(A C L)*

DELAWARE
 

Calvin Christopher, Chair
Juana Fuentes-Bowles, Director
DELAWARE DIVISION OF HUMAN RELATIONS
820 North French Street, 4th Floor
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
(302) 577-5050 (voice)
(302) 577-3486 (Fax)
Email:  juana.fuentes-bowles@state.de.us
Website: http://statehumanrelations.delaware.gov/
Jurisdiction: State of Delaware
(H P A C L)*     

Julie Kline Cutler, Administrator
Delaware Department of Labor
Office of Anti-Discrimination
4425 North Market Street, 3rd Floor
Wilmington, Delaware 19802
Phone:  302-761-8200
Fax:  302-761-6601
Jurisdiction: State of Delaware
julie.cutler@state.de.us
  
(E C)*

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA  

Gustavo F. Velasquez Director
D.C. Office of Human Rights
441 4th Street, N.W. Suite 570
Washington, DC 20001
Phone:  202-727-4559
Fax:  202-272-9589
Email:  ohr@dc.gov
Website: http://ohr.dc.gov/ohr/site/default.asp
Jurisdiction: District of Columbia
(E H P C A L)*

FLORIDA  

Rita B. Craig, Chair
Derick Daniel, Executive Director
Florida Commission on Human Relations
2009 Apalache Parkway, Suite 100
Tallahassee, Florida 32302
Phone:  850-488-7082
Fax:  850-488-5291
Email:  fchrinfo@fchr.myflorida.com
Website: http://fchr.state.fl.us/
Jurisdiction: State of Florida
(EHRC)*
Other: Private Clubs     

Ida Rawls Equal Opportunity Director
Alachua County Office of Equal Opportunity
105 SE One Avenue, Suite 1
P.O. Box 1467
Gainsville, Florida 32602
Phone:  352-374-5275
Fax:  352-338-3205
Email:  irr@alachuacounty.us
Website: http://www.alachua.fl.us/government/depts/as/eo/orglayout.aspx
Jurisdiction: Alachua County 

CITY OF BRADENTON
Community Development Department
912 7th Ave. E.
Bradenton, Florida 31206
(941) 932-9600 (Voice)    

Randy Fleisher Chair
Broward County Office of Equal Opportunity
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room A 680
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Phone:  954-357-7800
Fax:  954-357-5746
Website: http://www.broward.org/eeo/
(E H P A) *     

Eleanor Breland, Executive Director
CITY OF CLEARWATER EQUITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT
City of Clearwater
112 S. Osceola Ave., 1st Floor N.
P.O. Box 4748
Clearwater, Florida 33758-4748
(727) 562-4060 (Voice)
(727) 562-4059 (Fax)
equity@clearwater.fl.com

eleanor.breland@myclearwater.com 
Jurisdiction: Upper Pinellas County
(E H C P)*   

Marcos Regalado, Director
Erigene Belony, Chairperson
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY EQUAL OPPORTUNITY BOARD
111 NW 1 Street, Suite 620
Miami, FL 33128
305-375-5272 (Voice)
305-372-6017 (Fax)
305-372-6093  (TTY)
Jurisdiction: Countywide

Rebecca Hale, Interim Executive Director
ESCAMBIA-PENSACOLA HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
14 West Jordan Street, 2E
Pensacola, FL 32501
(850) 437-0510 (Voice)
(850) 437-0515 (Fax) 

Jimmy Williams Executive Director
City of Gainsville Equal Opportunity Department
222 E. University Avenue, Room 313
P.O. Box 490, Station 57
Gainsville, Florida 32602
Phone:  352-334-5051
Email:  equalopp@cityofgainesville.org
Website: http://www.cityofgainesville.org/GOVERNMENT/EqualOpportunity/
tabid/290/Default.aspx

Jurisdiction: City of Gainesville
(E H P L)
Other: Credit

Gail P. Williams Executive Director
Hillsborough Equal Opportunity & Human Relations Department
700 Twiggs Street, Suite 830
P.O. Box 1110
Tampa, Florida 33601
Phone:  813-272-6554
Fax:  813-246-2217
Email:  williamsg@hillsborough.county.org
Website: http://www.hillsboroughcounty.org/equalopp/
Jurisdiction: Unincorporated Hillsborough County
(E H P C L)*
Other: Procurement and contracting.    

James Crooks, P.H. D, Chair
Charlene Taylor Hill, Executive Director
JACKSONVILLE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
117 W. Duval Street, #350
Jacksonville, Florida 32202
(904) 630-1212 (Voice)
(904) 630-4918 (Fax)
http://www.coj.net/Departments/Human+Rights+Commission/default.htm

Jurisdiction: City of Jacksonville – Duval County
(E H A C)* 

Paul Valenti, Program Director
LEE COUNTY DEPT. OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
P.O. Box 398
Fort Myers, Florida 33902-0398
(941) 335-2245 (Voice)
(941) 335-2677 (Fax)
(941) 335-2940 (TDD)
Jurisdiction: Lee county, Florida
(E P C)*     

Jan Zimmerman, Chair
Shirley James, Executive Director
Orlando Human Relations Commission
City of Orlando
400 S. Orange Ave., 9th Floor
Orlando, FL  32801
(407) 246-2122 (Main)
(407) 246-3449 (Direct)
(407) 246-2308 (Fax)
(407) 246-3454 (TTY)
shirley.james@cityoforlando.net

http://www.cityoforlando.net/executive/ohr/index.htm   

Harry L. Lamb, Jr. Director
Palm Beach County Office of Equal Opportunity
215 N. Olive Avenue, Suite 130
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
Phone:  561-355-4883
Fax:  561-355-4932
Email:  hlamb@co.palm-beach.fl.us
Website: http://www.pbcgov.com/equalopportunity/ 

Leon W. Russell Executive Director
Pinellas County Office of Human Rights
400 South Fort Harris Avenue
Annex Building, 5th Floor
Clearwater, Florida 33756
Phone:  727-484-4880
Fax:  727-484-4157
Email:  lrussell@co.pinellas.fl.us
Website: http://www.pinellascounty.org/Humanrights/default.htm
(E H P)*   

Theresa D. Jones Director
St. Petersburg Human Relations Commission
175 5th Street North
City Hall Building
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
Phone:  727-893-7345
Fax:  727-892-5064
Email:  theresa.jones@stpete.org
Website: http://www.stpete.org/community/hrdivision.asp
Jurisdiction: Lower Pinellas County
(E H P C L)*    

Theresa D. Jones, Human Relations Officer/Director
Community Affairs Department
TAMPA OFFICE OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
102 E. 7th Ave. – 1st Floor
Tampa, Florida 33602
(813) 274-8611 (voice)
(813) 274-5835 (voice)
(813) 274-5854 (Fax)
Jurisdiction: City of Tampa
(E H P C)*    

GEORGIA
 

Brenda Hodges-Tiller, Chair
Gordon L. Joyner Executive Director/Administrator
Commission on Equal Opportunity
2 Martin Luther King Jr Drive, SE
Suite 1002
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Phone:  404-656-1736
Fax:  404-656-4399
Email:  gjoyner@gceo.state.ga.us
Website: http://www.gceo.state.ga.us/
Jurisdiction: State of Georgia
(E H C)*     

Terence Dicks, Chair
Frank C. Thomas, Executive Director
Richmond County Human Relations Commission
360 Bay Street, Suite 240
Augusta, Georgia 30901
Phone:  706-821-2506
Fax:  706-821-2501
Website: http://www.augustaga.gov/departments/human_relations/ordinance.asp
Jurisdiction: Richmond County
(E C)*

HAWAII
 

Coral Wong Pietsch, Chair
William Hoshijo, Executive Director
HAWAII CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION
830 Punchbowl Street, Room 411
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
(808) 586-8636 (Voice)
(808) 586-8655 (Fax)
(808) 586-8692 (TDD)
email: DLIR.HCRC.INFOR@hawaii.gov
website: http://hawaii.gov/labor/hcrc
Jurisdiction: State of Hawaii
(E H P)*
Other: Access to state and state funded services because of disability.   

ILLINOIS  

Rocco J. Claps, Director
ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
100 West Randolph, Suite 10-100
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 814-6200 (Voice)
(312) 841-1436 (Fax)
(312) 263-1579 (TDD)
Rocco_Claps@cms.state.il.us

Website: www.state.il.us/dhr
Jurisdiction: State of Illinois
(E H P C A)*     

N. Keith Chambers Executive Director
Illinois Human Rights Commission
100 West Randolph, Suite 5-100
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Phone:  312-814-6269
Fax:  312-814-6517
Email:  Keith.Chambers@Illinois.gov
Website: http://www.state.il.us/dhr/ 

Sheila Schultz, Chair
Jennifer D. Vidis, Executive Director
COOK COUNTY COMMISSION ON HUMAN  RIGHTS
69 W. Washington Street, Rm. 2900
Chicago, Illinois 60641
(312) 603-1100 (Voice)
(312) 443- 6050 (Fax)
(312) 629-6929 (TDD)
 jevidis@cookcountygov.com (E-mail)
Jurisdiction: Cook County, Illinois
(E H P C)*
Other: Credit transactions.     

Sandra R. Houston, Executive Director
DANVILLE HUMAN RELTIONS COMMISSION
17 West Main Street
Danville, Illinois 61832
(217) 431-2280 (Voice)
(217) 431-2237 (Fax)
Email: danville@danville.net
Jurisdiction: City of Danville
(E H P C L)*    

Mr. Wesley Scott, Ph D, Chair
Olufemi Folarin, Human Resources Director
ELGIN HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
150 Dexter Court
Elgin, Illinois 60120-5555
(847) 931-6100 (Voice)
(847) 931-5610 (Fax)
(847) 931-5616 (TDD)
Jurisdiction: City of Elgin
(E H P A C )*
Other: Contract compliance    

Hollis Settles, Chair
Paula A. Haynes, Executive Director
EVANSTON HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
2100 Ridge Avenue
Room 1500
Evanston, Illinois 60201-2798
(847) 866-2920 (Voice)
(847) 448-8130 (Fax)
(847) 328-4080 (TDD)
Jurisdiction: City of Evanston
humanrelations@cityofevanston.org
(E-mail)
(E H A L)*     

Mona Noriega, Chairman/Commissioner
Ken Gun, Commissioner
Chicago Commission on Human Relations
740 N. Sedgwick, 3rd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 66010
Phone:  312-744-4111
Fax:  312-744-1081
Email:  kgunn@cityofchicago.org
website: http://www.cityofchicago.org/humanrelations

Sandy E. Robinson, II, Director
CITY OF SPRINGFIELD DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS
1450 Groth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703
(217) 789-227o (Voice)
(217) 789-2268 (Fax)
srobinson@cwlp.com
  (E-mail)
Jurisdiction: City of Springfield
(E H P C L)*


Department of Community Relations
231 S. 6th
Springfield, Illinois 62701


INDIANA  

Alpha Blackburn, Chair
Gregory Scott, Executive Director
INDIANA CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION
Indiana Government Center North
100 North Senate, N103
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
(317) 232-2600 (Voice)
(317) 232-6580 (Fax)
(800) 743-3333 (TDD)
(800) 628-2909 (TOLL FREE)
Jurisdiction:  State of Indiana
(E H P A C)*
Other:  Education credit. 

Ronald Church, Director
City of Richmond Human Rights Commission
50 North 5th Street
Richmond, Indiana 47374
Phone: 765-983-7518
Fax: 765-983-7212
Email: rchurch@ci.richmond.in.us  

Gilbert A. Palmer, Chair
Arlette Cooper Tinsley Executive Director
Columbus Human Rights Commission
123 Washington Street, Suite 5
Columbus, Indiana 47201
Phone:  812-376-2532
Fax:  812-375-2752
Website: http://www.columbus.in.gov/chrc-index.html
Jurisdiction: City of Columbus
(E H P A C)*
Other: Education, credit.  

Connie Berber, Chair
Cleotis White, Executive Director
East Chicago Human Rights Commission
1005 East Chicago Avenue
East Chicago, Indiana 46312
Phone:  219-391-8477
Fax:  219-391-8544
Email:  cwhite@eastchicago.com
http://www.eastchicago.com/departments/human_rights/
Jurisdiction: East Chicago, Indiana
(E H P C)*     

Robert Dion, PhD, Chair
Diane Clements, Executive Director
EVANSVILLE & VANDERBURGH COUNTY
HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
Room 133 Civic Center
1 N.W. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Evansville, Indiana 47708
(812) 436-4927(Voice)
(812) 436-4929 (Fax)
(812) 436-4928 (TDD)
dclements@evansvillegov.org
  (E-mail)
http://www.evansvillegov.org/Index.aspx?page=55
Jurisdiction: City of Evansville and County of Vanderburgh
(E P C)*    

Fort Wayne Metropolitan Human Relations Commission
1 East Main Street, Room 680
City-County Building
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
Phone:  260-427-1146
Fax:  260-427-1126
Jurisdiction: City of Fort Wayne
(E H P C)*
Other: Education   

Finis Springer, Chair
Doris Carbins, Executive Director
GARY HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
839 Broadway, 1st Floor
Gary, Indiana 46402-1236
(219) 883-4151 (Voice)
(219) 882-0373 (Fax)
carbhrc@ci.gary.in.us
(E-mail)
http://www.gary.in.us/humanrelations/responsibilities.asp
Jurisdiction: City of Gary
(E H P C L)*    

Ronald Mullins, Chair
Lolita A. Weems, Executive Director
HAMMOND HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
5925 Calumet Ave, Room 115
Hammond, Indiana 46320
(219) 853-6503 (Voice)
(219) 853-6538 (Fax)
shawk@gohammond.com (E-mail)
relations@gohammond.com (E-mail)
http://www.gohammond.com/web/humanrelations.phtml
(H E P A C)*    

Robert Ranson, Administrator
Gary Gibson Board President
Indianapolis Department of Administration and Equal Opportunity
200 East Washington Street
Suite 1501
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Phone:  317-327-5262
Fax:  317-327-4482
Website: http://www.indygov.org/eGov/City/DOA/MBE-WBE/Vendor/home.htm
Jurisdiction: Marion County
(E H P)*    

Rhonda Edmonds, Chair
April Evans, Executive Director
Marion Human Relations Commission
301 S. Branson Street
City Building
Marion, Indiana 46952-4052
Phone:  317-668-4408
Fax:  317-668-1788
Email:  humanrelations@marion-in.com
Website: http://www.marionindiana.us/
Jurisdiction: City of Marion
(E H P A C L)*
Other:  Education     

Elizabeth Pacheco-Hubertz Chair
Ta-Tanesha D. Clark Executive Director
Michigan City Human Rights Commission
100 East Michigan Blvd.
City Hall
Michigan City, Indiana 46360
Phone:  219-873-1429
Fax:  219-873-1562
Email:  taneshac@emichigancity.com
Website: http://www.emichigancity.com/cityhall/departments/humanrights/index.htm
Jurisdiction: City of Michigan City, Indiana
(E H P C)*    

Martin Strong, President
Yvonne Doyle Human Rights Director
Muncie Human Rights Commission
300 North High Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305
Phone:  317-747-4854
Fax:  317-741-1332
Email:  communitydev@cityofmuncie.com
Website: http://www.cityofmuncie.com/
Jurisdiction: City of Muncie
(E H C)*    

Isabelle Gonzalez, Chair
Lonnie L. Douglas Executive Director
South Bend Human Rights Commission
301 S. St. Louis Blvd.
South Bend, Indiana 46617
Phone:  574-235-9355
Fax:  574-235-9803
Email:  mailto:ldouglas@southbendin.gov
Website: http://www.sbhrc.org/index.htm
Jurisdiction: City of South Bend
(E H P A C L)*
Other: Education.     

IOWA 

David Lesdhtz, Chair
Ralph Rosenburg Executive Director
Crystal Schrader, Vista Leader
Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Grimes State Office Building
400 East 14th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Phone:  515-281-0367
Fax:  515-242-5840
Email: crystal.schrader@iowa.gov 
Website: www.ia.us/government/crc
Jurisdiction: State of Iowa
(E H P C L)*
Other: Credit, Education.   

Karl Cassell, Executive Director
Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission
425 Second Street SE, Suite 960
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
Phone:  319-286-5036
Fax:  319-286-5136
Email:  civilrights@cedar-rapids.org
Website: http://www.cedar-rapids.org/government/departments/civil-rights
Jurisdiction:  City of Cedar Rapids
(E H P C)*
Other:  Credit, Education, Public Accommodation, Housing, Employment, Mediation Services

Vince Jurgena, Chair
Judith J. Morrell, Executive Director
DAVENPORT CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION
226 W. 4th Street
Davenport, Iowa  52801-1306
(563) 326-7888 (Voice)
(563) 326-7956 (Fax)
(563) 326-7959 (TDD)
Jurisdiction:  City of Davenport
(E H P C)*
Other:  Credit   

Nancy Bobo Chair
Rudy Simms, Jr. Executive Director
Des Moines Human Rights Commission
602 Robert D Ray Drive
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1881
Phone:  515-283-4284
Fax:  515-237-1457
Email:  rusimms@dmgov.org
Website: http://www.ci.des-moines.ia.us/departments/HRT/
Jurisdiction: City of Des Moines
(E H P A C L)*
Other: Municipal practices, city contracts and urban-renewal projects.   

Shane Oswald, Chair
Kelly R. Larson Executive Director
Dubuque Human Rights Commission
1300 Main Street
City Hall Annex
Dubuque, Iowa 52001-4732
Phone:  563-589-4190
Fax:  563-589-4299
Email:  humanrgt@cityofdubuque.org
Website: http://www.cityofdubuque.org/index.cfm?pageid=215
Jurisdiction: City of Dubuque
(E H P C)*
Other: Credit, Education    

Judy Clark, City Clerk
FORT MADISON HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
811 Avenue E
P.O. Box 240
Fort Madison, Iowa 52627
(319) 372-7700
Fax (319) 372-7758    

Lisa Beckmahn, Chair
Stephanie Bowers Human Rights Coordinator
Iowa City Human Rights Commission
410 East Washington Street
Civic Center
Iowa City, Iowa 52240
Phone:  319-356-5022
Fax:  319-356-5009
Website: http://www.icgov.org/default/?id=1128
Jurisdiction: City of Iowa City
(E H P C)*
Other: Credit.    

Dr. Gail Dooley, Chair
Karen Mackey Executive Director
Sioux City Human Rights Commission
405 6th Street
City Hall
Sioux City, Iowa 51101
Phone:  712-279-6985
Fax:  712-279-6326
Email:  kmackey@sioux-city.org
Website: http://www.sioux-city.org/dept/index.asp?deptnum=14
Jurisdiction: City of Sioux City
(E H P A C L)*    

Ronald Dixon Chair
David Meeks Executive Director
Waterloo Human Rights Commission
620 Mulberry Street
Waterloo, Iowa 50703
Phone:  319-291-4441
Fax:  319-291-4295
Email:  david.meeks@waterloo-ia.org
Website: http://www.wplwloo.lib.ia.us/humanrights/index.html
Jurisdiction: City of Waterloo
(E H P A C)*
Other:  Credit  

Sue Paterson-Nielson Director
West Des Moines Human Rights Commission
318 5th Street
P.O. Box 65320
West Des Moines, Iowa 50265
Phone:  515-222-3664
Fax:  515-222-3669
Website: http://www.wdm-ia.com/Index.aspx?page=57
Jurisdiction: City of West Des Moines
(E H P A C L)*
Other: Municipal practices, city contracts and urban-renewal projects.    

KANSAS

Errol V. Williams, Chair
William V. Minner Executive Director
Kansas Human Rights Commission
900 Southwest Jackson
Suite 568-S
Topeka, Kansas 66612
Phone:  785-296-3206
Fax:  785-296-0589
Email:  khrc@ink.org
Website: http://www.khrc.net/
Jurisdiction: State of Kansas
(E H P C)*    

Jennell Tebbetts, Chair
Patty Gilligan, Director
EMPORIA HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
522 Mechanic
P.O. Box 928
Emporia, Kansas 66801
(316) 341-4291 (Voice)
(316) 343-4254 (Fax)
emphr@valu-line.net
  (Email)
Jurisdiction: City of Emporia
(E H P C L)*     

Bessie Walker, Chair
Toni Ramirez Wheeler, Interim Executive Director
LAWRENCE HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
947 New Hampshire Street, Suite 200A
P.O. Box 708
Lawrence, Kansas 66044-3076
(785) 832-3310 (Voice)
(785) 832-3315 (Fax)
humanrelations@ci.lawrence.ks.us (Email)
website: http://www.lawrencehumanrelations.org 
Jurisdiction: City of Lawrence, Douglas County
(E H P A C L)*   

Cornell Mayfield, Director
MANHATTAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
Human Resources Department
City Hall
1101 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, Kansas 66502
(913) 537-0056 (Voice)   

Jina McDonald, Chair
Kaye J. Crawford, Executive Director
SALINA HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
300 West Ash Street, P.O. Box 736
Salina, Kansas 67402-0736
(785) 309-5745 (Voice)
(785) 826-7244 (Fax)
(785) 826-7333 (TDD)
Kaye.Crawford@salina.org
  (E-mail)
Jurisdiction: City of Salina
(E H P C L)*    


Topeka Human Relations Commission - Department Eliminated July 2010
Click here for more information


KENTUCKY
 

Henry Curtis, Chair
John J. Johnson Executive Director
Kentucky Commission on Human Rights
The Heyburn Building, 7th Floor
332 West Broadway
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
Phone:  502-595-4024
Fax:  502-595-4801
Email:  kchr.mail@ky.gov
Website: http://kchr.ky.gov/
Jurisdiction:  State of Kentucky
(E H P C)*    

Rabbi Marc A. Kline, Chair
William D. Wharton, Executive Director
LEXINGTON-FAYETTE URBAN COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
162 East Main Street, Suite 226
Lexington, Kentucky 40507-1318
(859) 252-4931(Voice)
(859) 252-7057 (Fax)
(602) 252-5932 (TDD)
Lfuchrc@qx.net (E-mail)
(E H P C A)* 

Reverend Clay Calloway, Chair
Carolyn Miller-Cooper Executive Director
Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan 
Human Relations Commission
410 W. Chestnut Street, Suite 300A
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
Phone:  502-574-3631
Fax:  502-574-3190
Email:  caroyln.miller-cooper@louisvilleky.gov
Website: http://www.louisvilleky.gov/HumanRelations/
(E H P A C)*  

LOUISIANA

Loyce Pierce Wright Executive Director
Louisiana Commission on Human Rights
1001 N. 23rd Street, Room 262
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802
Phone:  225-342-6969
Fax:  225-342-2063
Email:  lpwright@bellsouth.net
Website: http://www.gov.state.la.us/HumanRights/humanrightshome.htm
Jurisdiction:  State of Louisiana
(E P C)*
Other:  Apprenticeship and training practices: financial practices.    

Joe Ann Dupard Akpan, Executive Director
GREATER SHREVEPORT HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
610 Marshall Street, Suite 314
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101-3650
(318) 673-5070 (Voice)
unity@humanrelations-shreveport.org
(E-mail)    

Dr. Michael A. Cowan, Chair
Larry Bagneris, Executive Director
NEW ORLEANS HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
1300 Perdido Street, Room 8E07
New Orleans, Louisiana  70119
(504) 658- 4020 (Voice)
(504) 653-4023 (Voice)
(504) 563-8253 (Fax)
Jurisdiction:  City of New Orleans
(E H P C L A)*
Other:  Denial of equal protection     

MAINE

Paul K. Vestal Jr, Commissioner
Patricia E. Ryan Executive Director
Maine Human Rights Commission
State House
Station 51
Augusta, Maine 04333
Phone:  207-624-6062
Fax:  207-624-6064
Email:  Patricia.Ryan@maine.gov
Website: http://www.state.me.us/mhrc/
Jurisdiction:  State of Maine
(E H P L)*
Other:  Credit extension, education  

MARYLAND  

Thomas E. Owen, Chair
Henry Ford Executive Director
Maryland Commission on Human Relations
6 St. Paul Street, 9th Floor
William Schaefer Tower
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-1631
Phone:  410-767-8600
Fax:  410-333-1841
Email:  mchr@mail.state.md.us
Website: http://www.mchr.state.md.us/
Jurisdiction: State of Maryland
(E H P C L)*
Other: Health care facilities.   

Shannon Avery, Chair
Alvin O. Gillard Executive Director
Baltimore Community Relations Commission
10 North Calvert Street, Suite 915
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Phone:  410-396-3141
Fax:  410-396-9586
Email:  Alvin.Gillard@Baltimorecity.gov
Website: http://www.ci.baltimore.md.us/government/community/
Jurisdiction: Baltimore City
(E H P A C L)*
Other: Education.    

Jason A. Blavatt, Esq., Chairperson
Elaine H. Katz, Esq., Executive Director
Baltimore County Human Relations Commission
Jefferson Building, Suite 301
105 West Chesapeake Avenue
Towson, MD 21204
Telephone: 410-887-5917
TDD: 410-339-7520
Fax: 410-887-6079
E-mail:  bchrc@baltimorecountymd.gov
Website: http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/humanrelations/index.html
Jurisdiction: Baltimore County
(E H P C L)*
Other: Education and financing.  

Paul T. Graziano
Housing Authority of Baltimore City

6751 Gateway Drive
Columbia, MD 21040
(410) 396-3237 (Phone)
(410) 545-3238 (Fax)    

C. Vernon Gray, Administrator
HOWARD COUNTY OFFICE OF HUMAN RIGHTS
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, #239
Columbia, Maryland  21046
(410) 313-6430 (Voice)
(410) 313-6468 (Fax)
(410) 313-7201 (TDD)
rclanzy@co.ho.md.us
 
Jurisdiction:  Howard County, Maryland
Other:  Law enforcement, financing.    

Russell Cambell Chair
James L. Stowe Executive Director
Montgomery County Human Relations Commission
21 Maryland Avenue, Suite 330
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone:  240-777-8450
Fax:  240-777-8485
Email:  james.stowe@montgomerycountymd.gov
Website: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/mcgtmpl.asp?url=/content/humanrights/commissioners.asp
Jurisdiction: Montgomery County, Maryland
(E H P A C L)*    

Claudette E. Bennett, Chair
Jamilah A. Adams, Esq. Executive Director
Prince Georges County Human Relations Commission
1400 McCormick Drive, Suite 245
Largo, Maryland 20774
Phone:  301-883-6170
Fax:  301-883-2649
Website: http://www.co.pg.md.us/Government/BoardsCommissions/
human_relations.asp?h=20&s=50&n=50

Jurisdiction:  Prince George's County
(E H P A C L)*
Other:  Financial lending, Commercial Real Estate  

Virginia Onley, Chair
Janet Kelly, Administrator
ROCKVILLE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
111 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, Maryland 20850-2364
(301) 309-3388 (Voice)
(301) 251-9968 (Fax)
mbeers@ci.rockville.md.us
  (E-mail)    

MASSACHUSETTS  

Malcolm Medley Chair
Martin S. Ebel Commissioner
Massachsetts Commission Against Discrimination
One Asburton Place, Room 601
Boston, Massachusetts Z2108
Phone:  617-994-6000
Fax:  617-994-6024
Email:  Elizabeth.Forman@massmail.state.ma.us
Website: http://www.mass.gov/mcad/
Jurisdiction: State of Massachusetts
(E H P C)*
Other: Education, mortgage, credit, and
services.   

Marla Erlien, Chair
Quoc Tran, Esq., Executive Director
CAMBRIDGE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
51 Inman Street, 2nd Floor
Cambridge, Massachusetts  02139
(617) 349-4396 (Voice)
(617) 349-4766 (Fax)
(617) 492-0235 (TDD)
qtran@ci.cambridge.ma.us
  (E-mail)
Jurisdiction:  City of Cambridge
(E H P A C L)*
Other:  Credit, delivery of city services.   

Victoria L. Williams, Executive Director
BOSTON OFFICE OF CIVIL RIGHTS
1 City Hall Plaza #957
Boston, Massachusetts 02201
(617) 635-4408 (Voice)
(617) 635-3290 (Fax)
Civilrights@cityofboston.gov
  (E-mail)
Jurisdiction: City of Boston
(H)*   

MICHIGAN 

Mark Bernstein, Chair
Linda V. Parker Executive Director
Michigan Department of Civil Rights
Capital Tower Building, Suite 800
110 W. Michigan Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48933
Phone:  517-241-6300
Fax:  517-335-3882
Email:  MDCR-INFO@michigan.gov
Website: http://www.michigan.gov/mdcr
Jurisdiction:  State of Michigan
(E H P A C L)*
Other:  Education, public services.

Sherry Woods, Chair
Julie Steiner, Executive Director
ANN ARBOR HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
220 E. Huron, 7th Floor
P.O. Box 8647
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48107
(734) 994-2803 (Voice)
(734) 994-2590 (Fax)
jsteiner@ci.ann-arbor.mi.us
(E-mail)
Jurisdiction: City of Ann Arbor
(E H P)*   

Elton C. Anderson, Chair
Christine Granger Director
City of Detroit Human Rights Commission
Detroit Human Rights Department
2 Woodward Street, Suite 1026
Detroit, Michigan 48226
Phone:  313-224-4950
Fax:  313-224-3434
Email: 
Website: http://www.ci.detroit.mi.us/Departments/HumanRights/tabid/613/Default.aspx
Jurisdiction:  City of Detroit
(E H P C)*    

Armond Robinson, Chair
Ingrid Scott-Weekley, Equal Opportunity Director
CITY OF GRAND RAPIDS EQUAL OPPORTUNITY DEPARTMENT
300 Monroe NW, Suite 840
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
(616) 456-3027 (Voice)
(616) 456-3728 (Fax)
(616) 456-3210 (TDD)
iweekley@iserv.net
  (E-mail)
Jurisdiction:  City of Grand Rapids
(E H A C)*    

George Kapp, Chair
Tom Miller, Director
SAGINAW HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
1315 S. Washington Avenue, #207
Saginaw, Michigan  48601
(517) 759-1318 (Voice)
(517) 759-1734 (Fax)
Jurisdiction:  City of Saginaw
(E H P A C L)*   

MINNESOTA 

Velma Korbel Director
Minnesota Department of Human Rights
Army Corps of Engineers Center
190 E. 5th Street, Suite 700
St. Paul, Minnesota 55101
Phone:  1-800-657-3704
Fax:  651-296-5663
Email:  Velma.Korbel@state.mn.us 
Website: http://www.humanrights.state.mn.us/index.html
Jurisdiction:  State of Minnesota
(E H P A C L)*
Other:  Public Services, education.   

Anita Urvina Selin, Chair
Jayne Baccus Khalifa, Executive Director
MINNEAPOLIS DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL RIGHTS
350 South 5th Street, Room 239
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415
(612) 673-3012 (Voice)
(612) 673-2599 (Fax)
(612) 673-2044 (TDD)
Jurisdiction: City of Minneapolis
(E H P C L)*    

Arthur Blakey, Chair
Tyrone Terrill, Director
CITY OF ST. PAUL HUMAN RIGHTS DEPARTMENT
240 City Hall
St. Paul, Minnesota 55102
(651) 266-8966 (Voice)
Tyrone.Terrill@ci.stpaul.mn.us
  (E-mail)
Jurisdiction: City of St. Paul
(E H P A C L)*
Other: Education, public services. 

Chuck Ripley, Chairperson
Monica Hennessey Mohan, City Clerk
CITY OF WINONA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

P.O. Box 378
Winona, Minnesota 55987
(507) 457-8200 (Voice)  
(507 (457-8285 (Fax)
Jurisdiction: City of Winona  
Other: Public service, credit, education, aiding, abetting and reprisal.   

MISSOURI 

Al Carter, Chair
Alisa Warren, Executive Director
MISSOURI COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
3315 W. Truman Blvd., P.O. Box 1129
Jefferson City, Missouri  65102-1129
(573) 751-3325 (voice)
(573) 526-5090 (Fax)
(573) 340-7590 (TDD)
Jurisdiction:  State of Missouri
(E H P C)*    

Marie Glaze, Chair
Steve Hollis Manager
City of Columbia
Missouri Human Rights Commission
13 North 8th Street
P.O. Box 6015
Columbia, Missouri 65205-6015
Phone:  573-874-7488
Fax:  573-874-7681
HRC@GoClolumbiaMo.com
 

www.GoColumbia.com
     

Rev. Nelson Thompson Chair
Phillip Yelder Director
Kansas City Human Relations Department
414 East 12th Street
City Hall, 4th Floor
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
Phone:  816-513-1836
Fax:  816-513-1805
Email:  humanrelations@kcmo.org
Website: http://www.kcmo.org/humrel.nsf/web/home
Jurisdiction:  City of Kansas City, MO
(E H P A C L)*    

Judy Johnson, Chair
Kathy Clancy, Executive Director
MAYOR'S COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS
1514 S. Glenstone
Springfield, Missouri 65804
(417) 841-3350 (Voice)
(417) 887-1892 (Fax)
Jurisdiction: City of Springfield
(E H P C)*    

Ruby L. Bonner Director
St. Louis Civil Rights Enforcement Agency
1114 Market Street, Suite 932
St. Louis, Missouri 63101
Phone:  314-622-3301
Fax:  314-622-4190
Email:  crea@stlouiscity.com
Website: http://stlouis.missouri.org/government/crea.html
Jurisdiction: City of St. Louis
(E H P A C L)*   

MONTANA 

Ryan Rusche, Chair
Katherine Kountz Bureau Chief
Montana Human Rights Bureau
1625 11 Avenue
P.O. Box 1728
Helena, Montana 59624
Phone:  406-444-2884
Fax:  406-444-2798
Email:  kkountz@state.mt.us
Website: http://erd.dli.mt.gov/humanright/hrhome.asp
Jurisdiction:  State of Montana
(E H P A C)*Other:  Education, government services, finance and credit, insurance and retirement plans.   

NEBRASKA  

Arnold Nesbitt, Chair
Anne Hobbs, Executive Director
NEBRASKA EQUAL OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION
301 Centennial Mall South, Fifth Floor
P.O. Box 94934
Lincoln, Nebraska  68509-4934
(402) 471-2024 (Voice)
(402) 471-4059 (Fax)
Email:  souliere@neoc.state.ne.us
anne.hobbs@state.ne,us
 
Website: http://www.neoc.ne.gov/
Jurisdiction:  State of Nebraska
(E H P C)*    

Wendy Francis, Chair
Rod Confer, Executive Director/City Attorney
Lincoln Commission on Human Rights
555 South 10th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508
Phone:  402-441-7624
Fax:  402-441-6937
Email: rconfer@lincoln.ne.gov 
Website: http://www.lincoln.ne.gov/city/mayor/human/index.htm
Jurisdiction:  City of Lincoln
(E H P A C L)*   

Gail Kinsey Thompson, Director
OMAHA HUMAN RELATIONS DEPARTMENT
Douglas County Civic Center, Suite 502
1819 Farnam Street
Omaha, Nebraska  68183
(402) 444-5055 (Voice)
(402) 444-5058 (Fax)
(E H)*     

NEVADA 

Dennis Shipley, Chair
Susan Gray, Administrator
NEVADA EQUAL RIGHTS COMMISSION
555 E. Washington Avenue, Suite 4000
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101
Phone: 702-486-7161
Jurisdiction:  State of Nevada
(E H P C)*     

NEW HAMPSHIRE 

John J. Couthlin, Esq., Chair
Katherine A. Daly, Esq., Executive Director
NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
2 Chenell Drive
Concord, New Hampshire 03301-6053
(603) 271-2767 (Voice)
(603) 271-6339 (Fax)
(800) 735-2964 (TDD)
humanrights@nhsa.state.nh.us
  (E-mail)
Jurisdiction:  State of New Hampshire
(E H P C L)*   

NEW JERSEY 

John Crowell Campbell, Chair
J. Frank Vespa-Papaleo, Esq., Director
New Jersey Division on Civil Rights
CN 089, 140 E. Front Street, 6th Floor
P.O. Box 089
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0089
Phone:  609-984-3100
Fax:  609-292-3458
Email: frank.vespa-papaleo@njcivilrights.org
Website: http://www.nj.gov/oag/dcr/commission.html
Jurisdiction:  State of New Jersey
(E H P)*   

New Jersey Commission on Civil Rights
c/o Division on Civil Rights
31 Clinton Street
P.O. Box 446001
Newark, NJ 07102 

Dr. Paul B. Winkler, Executive Director
New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education
P.O. Box 500
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
(609) 292-9274 (Phone)
(609) 292-1211 (Fax)
holocaus@doe.state.nj.us
   

J. Frank Vespa-Papaleo
Director, Division on Civil Rights
New Jersey Human Relations Council
c/o Office of Bias Crime and Community
Relations
P.O. Box 094
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
humanrelations@njdcj.org
  (E-mail)
(609) 896-8967
(609) 219-6595   

Janet Williams, Chair
Joseph Iwuala, Executive Director
New Jersey City Human Rights Commission
DIVISION OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
121-125 Newark Avenue., 3rd Floor
Jersey City, New Jersey 07302
(201) 547-5611 (Voice)
(201) 547-5864 (Fax)
Jurisdiction: Jersey City
(E H P)     

Union County Human Relations Commission
Union County Administration Building
10 Elizabethtown Plaza
Elizabeth, New Jersey 07207
(908) 527-4000 County Switchboard
(877) 424-1234 Toll Free Information     

NEW MEXICO 

Ed Monjares, Chair
Virginia Candelara-Martinez, Director
ALBUQUERQUE HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICE
600 Second Street NW, Room 520
Plaza del Sol
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106
Phone:  505-924-3380
Fax:  505-924-3372
Email:  jmartinez@cabq.gov
Website: http://www.cabq.gov/humanrights/ 

Amy Garcia, Chair
Francie Cordova Division Director
New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions
Human Rights Division
1596 Pacheco St., Suite 103
Aspen Plaza
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
Phone:  505-827-6838
Fax:  505-827-6878
Email:  infodol@state.nm.us
Website: http://www.dws.state.nm.us/dws-humanrights.html
Jurisdiction: State of New Mexico
(E H P C)* 

NEW YORK  

Gaylen D. Kirkland Commissioner
Luis Burgos, First Deputy Commissioner
Lourdes Centeno, Special Assistant to the Commissioner, Office of External Realtions
Chin Rockwell Executive Director, Office of Equal Opportunity
NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
1 Fordham Plaza, 4th Floor
Bronx, New York 10458
(718) 741-8400 (Voice)
Website: http://www.dhr.state.ny.us/
Jurisdiction: State of New York
(E H P C L)*    

Patricia L. Gatling Commissioner
New York City Commission on Human Rights
40 Rector Street, 10th Floor
New York, New York 10006
Phone:  212-306-5070
Website: http://www.nyc.gov/html/cchr/ 

Chemung County Commission on Human Relations
P.O. Box 588
#25 Pennsylvania Avenue
Elmira, New York 14902-0588
(607) 737-5409 (Phone)
(607) 735-5638 (Fax)  

Sharri Townsand, Commissioner
DEPT. OF ADMIN. SERVICES AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
Albany City Hall, Room 301
Albany, New York 12207
(518) 434-5208 (Voice)
(518) 434-5269 (Fax)
Jurisdiction: City of Albany
(E H P C L)*   

Dazell Green, Chair
Marilyn A. Vetrano Executive Director
Dutchess County Human Rights Commission
22 Market Street, 5th Floor
Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
Phone:  845-486-2445
Fax:  845-486-2468
Email:  mvetrano@co.dutchess.ny.us
Website: http://www.co.dutchess.ny.us/CountyGov/Departments/HumanRights/HRIndex.htm
Jurisdiction: Dutchess County
(E H P C)*    

Parveen C. Chopra, PhD, Chair
Renaire Frierson, Executive Director
NASSAU COUNTY COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
County of Nassau
240 Old Country Road, Suite 606
Minneola, New York  11501
(516) 571-3662 (Voice)
(516) 571-1422 (Fax)
Jurisdiction: Nassau County
(E H P A C)*    

Mark Spaeaforde, Chair
Board of Commissioners
Linda Hall, Executive Director
HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION OF SYRACUSE & ONONDAGA COUNTY
John H. Mulroy Civic Center
421 Montgomery Street, 11th Floor
Syracuse, New York  13202
(315) 435-3567 (Voice)
(315) 435-2439 (Fax)
hrlhall@emi.com
  (E-mail)
Jurisdiction: Onondaga County
(C L)* 

Thelma Henderson, Chair
Cassandra G. McIntyre
Commissioner of Human Rights
ROCKLAND COUNTY COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
18 New Hempstead Road
New City, New York  10956
(914) 638-5590 (Voice)
(914) 638-5196 (Fax)
Jurisdiction: Rockland County
(E H P C)*    

Brian S. Wright, Executive Director
SCHENECTADY COUNTY COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
612 State Street
Schenectady, New York 12305
(518) 388-4290 (Voice)
(518) 388-4292 (Fax)
schdyhr@capital.net
   (E-mail)
(E H P C L)*    

Shawn Martel Moore Director
Tompkins County Human Relations Commission
120 West State Street
Ithaca, New York 14850
Phone:  607-277-4080
Fax:  607-277-4106
Email:  humanrights@tompkins-co.org
Website: http://www.co.tompkins.ny.us/departments/detail.aspx?DeptID=25 

Delores Scott Brathwaite, Esq.,Executive Director
Jerrice Duckette Epps Deputy Director
Westchester County Human Rights Commission
112 East Post Road, 3rd Floor
White Plains, New York 10601
Phone:  914-995-7710
Fax:  914-995-7720
Email:  HRC@westchestergov.com
Website: http://blog.westchestergov.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=16&Itemid=343

Peter Stone, Chair
Martha T. Gaurin Executive Director
White Plains Commission on Human Rights
255 Main Street
White Plains, New York 10601
Phone:  914-422-1272
Fax:  914-422-1360
Website: http://www.ci.white-plains.ny.us/Templates/template_text_image_right_panel.aspx?ID=Human%20Rights102
Jurisdiction: City of White Plains
(E H P A C L)*    

Barbara Shelay, Chair
Judith Garcia, Executive Director
YONKERS COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
87 Nepperhan Avenue
Room 400
Yonkers, New York  10701-1308
Website: http://www.yonkersny.gov/Index.aspx?page=1043
(914) 377-6680 (Voice)
(914) 377-6682 (Fax)
(E H P A C L)*
Other: Credit     

NORTH CAROLINA 

Robert L. Davis, Jr., Chair
George Allison, Executive Director
NORTH CAROLINA HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
217 West Jones Street, 4th Floor
Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
(919) 733-7996 (Voice)
(919) 733-7940 (Fax)
(919) 733-7996 (TDD)
Sherri.Brooks@ncmail.net (E-mail)
Jurisdiction: State of North Carolina
(E H A C)*    

Larry Holt, Chair
Yvonne Pena, Executive Director
Durham Human Relations Commission
101 City Hall Plaza
Durham, North Carolina 27701
Phone:  919-560-4107
Fax:  919-560-4092
Email:  ypena@durhamnc.gov
Website: http://www.durhamnc.gov/departments/relations/
Jurisdiction: City of Durham
(E H P A C)*   

Carl Mitchell, Chair
Ronald M. McElrath, Executive Director
FAYETTEVILLE HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
433 Hay Street, Room 309
Fayetteville, North Carolina  28311
(910) 433-1696 (Voice)
(910) 433-1535 (Fax)
Jurisdiction: City of Fayetteville
(E H P A L)*   

Yamile L. Walker Administrator
Dr. Anthony W. Wade Director
GREENSBORO HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
300 West Washington Street, Plaza 118
Greensboro, North Carolina  27402-3136
(336) 373-2038 (Voice)
(336) 373-2505 (Fax)
anthony.wade@greensboro-nc.gov
Jurisdiction: City of Greensboro
(E H P C)*  

Lethia S. Hankins, Chair
Carl Byrd, Sr., Director
NEW HANOVER HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
801 Princess Street, Suite 101
Wilmington, North Carolina  28401
(910) 798-7600 (Voice)
(910) 798-7617 (Fax)
cbyrd@nhcgov.com (E-mail)
Jurisdiction: City of Wilmington & unincorporated
New Hanover County
(E H A C)*  

Julian Mann, III, Chief Administrative Law Judge
June M. Smith Civil Rights Compliance Manager
Lamont A. Goins Division Director
North Carolina Office of Administrative Hearings Division of Civil Rights
1711 New Hope Church Road
Raleigh, North Carolina 27699
Phone:  919-431-3036
Fax:  919-431-3103
Email:  lamont.goins@ncmail.net
Website: http://www.ncoah.com/rules/
Jurisdiction: State of North Carolina
(E--public employees only)*  

Hardy Watkins, Director
RALEIGH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
P.O. Box 590
310 W. Martin Street
Raleigh, North Carolina  27602
(919) 831-6100 (Voice)
(919) 831-6123 (Fax)
(H)*     

NORTH DAKOTA 

Lisa McEbers, Commissioner
Kathy Kulesa, Human Rights Director
NORTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
600 East Boulevard, Department 406
Bismarck, North Dakota  58505-0340
(701) 328-2660 (Voice)
(701) 328-2031 (Fax)
humanrights@nd.gov   (E-mail)
www.nd.gov/humanrights 
Jurisdiction: State of North Dakota
(E C)*     

OHIO   

Reverend Aaron Wheeler, Chair
G. Michael Payton, Executive Director
OHIO CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION
State Office Tower
30 East Broad Street, 5th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3414
(614) 466-2770 (Voice)
(614) 644-8776 (Fax)
(614) 466-9353 (TDD)
paytonm@ocrc.state.oh.us
Website: http://crc.ohio.gov/
Jurisdiction: State of Ohio
(E H P C)*
Other: Higher education and credit. 

Will Thomas, Chair
Cheryl R. Meadows, Executive Director
CINCINNATI HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
801 Plum Street, Room 158
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202-5407
(513) 352-3237 (Voice)
(513) 352-2496 (Fax)
Cheryl.Meadows@cincinnati-oh.gov  (Email)   

Mayor Judith H. Rawson
William M. Ondrey Gruber, Fair Housing Administration
CITY OF SHAKER HEIGHTS FAIR HOUSING REVIEW BOARD
3400 Lee Road c/o Law Department
Shaker Heights, Ohio  44120
(216) 491-1440 (Voice)
(216) 491-1447 (Fax)
William.Gruber@ci.shaker-heights.oh.us 
Jurisdiction: City of Shaker Heights
(H)* 

Blaine Griffin Director
Cleveland Community Relations Board
601 Lakeside Avenue, Room 11
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Phone:  216-664-2000
Fax:  216-664-2311
Email: 
Website: http://www.city.cleveland.oh.us/government/departments/
comm_rel_bd/index.asp

Jurisdiction: City of Cleveland
(H P A C L)*   

Rebecca Nelson Chair
Napoleon Bell Executive Director
Columbus Community Relations Commission
1111 East Broad Street, 302
Columbus, Ohio 43205
Phone:  614-645-1993
Fax:  614-645-1862
Email:  nabell@columbus.gov
Website: http://community.ci.columbus.oh.us/
Jurisdiction: City of Columbus
(E H P C)* 

Tom Walrab Executive Director
Dayton Human Relations Council
101 W. Third Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402
Phone:  937-333-1404
Fax:  937-222-4589
Email:  brenda.reeves@cityofdayton.org
Website: http://www.cityofdayton.org/departments/hrc/Pages/default.aspx
(H)*   

Don White, Chair
Selena Singletary, Director
Department of Human Relations, Housing & Neighborhood Services
76 East High Street
Springfield, Ohio  45502
(937) 324-7380 (Voice)
(937) 328-3489 (Fax)
(937) 324-7321 (TDD)
ssingletary@www.spfedoh.com  (E-mail)
Jurisdiction: City of Springfield
(E H P C L)*  

OKLAHOMA 

Dr. Mari Fagin, Chair
John Carrington, Executive Director
Oklahoma Human Rights Commission
2101 North Lincoln, Room 480
Jim Thorpe Building
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105
Phone:  405-522-1489
Fax:  405-522-3635
Email:  john.carrington@ohrc.state.ok.us
Website: http://www.ok.gov/ohrc/
Jurisdiction: State of Oklahoma
(E H P C)* 

OREGON

Raquel Wells, Equity and Human Rights Manager
City of Eugene Equity and Human Rights Center
Atrium Building
99 West 10th Street, Suite 116
Eugene, Oregon
Phone: 541-682-5177
Email: ehrcenter@ci.eugene.or.us


Brad Avakian Labor Commissioner
Amy Klare Administrator
Civil Rights Division
Bureau of Labor and Industries
800 NE Oregon St., Suite 1045
Portland, Oregon 97232
Phone:  971-673-0761
Email:  amy.k.klare@state.or.us
Website: http://www.oregon.gov/BOLI/CRD/contact_us.shtml
Jurisdiction: State of Oregon
(E H P C)*
Other: Vocational schools. 

PENNSYLVANIA 

Stephen A. Glassman, Chair
JoAnn Edwards, Executive Director
PENNSYLVANIA HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
301 Chestnut Street, Suite 300
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101-2702
(717) 787-4412 (Voice)
(717) 787-0420 (Fax)
(717) 783-9308 (TDD)
Website: http://www.phrc.state.pa.us/
Jurisdiction: State of Pennsylvania
(E H P A C L)*
Other: Post-secondary education.   

Lee Depaula, Chair
Nicholas Butterfield, Director
ALLENTOWN HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
435 Hamilton Street, Room 529
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18101-1699
(610) 437-7616 (Voice)
(610) 437-8730 (Fax)
(610) 437-7551 (TDD)
Butterfield@allentowncity.org  (E-mail)
Jurisdiction: City of Allentown
(E H P C L)*   

Dina L. Rockoff, Chair
Michael L. Bowles, Executive Director
HARRISBURG HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
123 Walnut Street
Suite 235
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania  17101
(717) 255-3038 or 37 (Voice)
(717) 255- 6488 (Fax)
Moowles@cityofHbg.com
Jurisdiction: City of Harrisburg
(E H P A C L)*    

Robert Rush, Chair
Leslie L. Hyson, Executive Director
LANCASTER COUNTY HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
225 W. King Street
Lancaster, Pennsylvania  17602
(717) 299-7840 (voice)
(717) 390-7747 (Fax)
hysonl@co.lancaster.pa.us (E-mail)
Jurisdiction: Lancaster County
(E H P C L)*
Other: Education.  

Kimberly Talbolt Administrator
Commission of Human Relations
City of Reading
815 Washington Street, Room I-39
Reading, Pennsylvania 19601
Phone:  610-655-6141
Fax:  610-655-6262
Website: http://www.readingpa.gov/about_human_realtions_commission.asp 

Reverend James S. Allen, Chair
W. Nick Tallaferro, Executive Director
Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations
North Philadelphia Office
601 W. Lehigh Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19133
Phone:  215-685-9761
Fax:  215-685-9768
Website: http://www.phila.gov/humanrelations/Contact_Us.html
Jurisdiction: City of Philadelphia
(E H P A C L)* 

Adelaide Smith Chair
Charles F. Morrison Director
Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations
908 City-County Building
414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219-2464
Phone:  412-255-2600
Fax:  412-255-2288
Email:  human.relations@city.pittsburgh.pa.us
Website: http://www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/chr/ 
Jurisdiction: City of Pittsburgh
(E H P A C L)*   

Michael Gibson Chair
Stephanie Seaton Executive Director
York City Human Relations Commission
368 W. Princess Street
York, Pennsylvania 17404
Phone:  717-846-2926
Fax:  717-845-4853
Email:  sseaton@yorkcity.org
Website: http://www.yorkcity.org/section.php?name=Departments&
pa=showpage&pid=44

Jurisdiction: City of York
(E H P A C L)* 


RHODE ISLAND

Dr. John Susa, Acting Chairman
Michael D. Evora Executive Director
RHODE ISLAND COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
180 Westminster Street, 3rd Floor
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
(401) 222-2661 (Voice)
(401) 222-2616 (Fax)
(401) 222-2664 (TDD)
mevora@richr.state.ri.us  (E-Mail)
Website: http://www.richr.state.ri.us/frames.html
Jurisdiction: State of Rhode Island
(E H C P)* 

SOUTH CAROLINA

John A. Oakland, Chair
Jessie Washington, Jr., Commissioner
SOUTH CAROLINA HUMAN AFFAIRS
COMMISSION
2611 Forest Drive, Suite 200
Columbia, South Carolina  29240
(803) 737-7800 (Voice)
(803) 253-4191 (Fax)
(803) 253-4125 (TDD)
Email:  information@schac.state.sc.us
Website: http://www.state.sc.us/schac/
Jurisdiction: State of South Carolina
(E H P A C)* 

SOUTH DAKOTA


James Marsh Director
South Dakota Division Human Rights
South Dakota Department of Labor
700 Governors Drive
Kneip Building
Pierre, South Dakota 57501
Phone:  605-773-3681
Fax:  605-733-4211
Email:  humanrights@state.sd.us
Website: http://dol.sd.gov/humanrights/default.aspx
Jurisdiction: State of South Dakota
(E H P C L)*  

TENNESSEE

Spencer Wiggins, Commissioner
Patricia Pierce, Chair
Beverly L. Watts, Executive Director
TENNESSEE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
710 James Robinson Parkway, Suite 100
Nashville, Tennessee  37243-0745
(615) 253-1612 (Voice)
(615) 253-4631 (Fax)
beverly.watts@tn.gov
Jurisdiction: State of Tennessee
(E H P C)*  

Hal Baker, Chair
Rayburn Traughber, Administrator
Dr. Barbara Medley, Executive Director
CITY OF CHATTANOOGA OFFICE OF MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS
100 E. 11th Street, Suite 301
333C Warehouse Row
Chattanooga, Tennessee  37402
Phone:  423-757-4811
Fax:  423-425-3355
Email:  CHRC@mail.chattanooga.gov
Website: http://www.chattanooga.gov/General_Government/62_1964.htm
Jurisdiction: City of Chattanooga
(E P C)*   

Nim Chinniah, Chairperson
Carolyn G. Blackwell, Executive Director
Metro Human Relations Commission of Nashville and Davidson County
800 2nd Avenue South
Nashville, Tennessee 37210
Phone:  615-880-3370
Fax:  615-880-3373
Email:  carolyn.blackwell@nashville.gov
Website: http://www.nashville.gov/humanrelations/index.htm
(E H P C)* 

TEXAS

Tom Pauken Chair
Larry Temple Executive Director
Texas Workforce Commission
Commission on Human Rights
1117 Trinity Street, Suite 144T
Austin, Texas 78701-1919
Phone:  512-463-4678
Fax:  512-437-2643
Email:  larry.temple@twc.state.tx.us
Website: http://www.twc.state.tx.us/customers/jsemp/jsempsubcrd.html
Jurisdiction: State of Texas
(E H)*
 

Sandra Serna, Chair
Charles H. Gorhman, Administrator
AUSTIN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
One Texas Center
505 Barton Spring Rd, # 720
Austin, Texas 78704
(512) 974-3259 (Voice)
(512) 499-3278 (Fax)
(512) 499-2445 (TDD)
email: charles.gorhman@ci.austin.tx.us 
Website: http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/hrights/hrcomm.htm
Jurisdiction: City of Austin
(E H P C)*
Other: Contractors. 

Rosie Norris, Administrator
CITY OF DALLAS FAIR HOUSING OFFICE
1500 Marilla Street, City Hall 1-B North
Dallas, Texas  76201
(214) 670-3247 (Voice)
(214) 670-0665 (Fax)
(214) 670-0667 (TDD)
morris@gwsmtp.ci.dallas.tx.us (E-Mail)
Jurisdiction: City of Dallas
(H A)*  

Oscar Hinojosa, Sr., Chair
Leondies G. Bazar Director
Corpus Christi Human Relations Commission
1201 Leopard Street, 4th Floor
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
Phone:  512-826-3190
Fax:  512-880-3192
Email:  leonb@cctexas.com
Website: http://www.cctexas.com/humanrelations/
800 RELAY TEXAS (TDD)
Jurisdiction: City of Corpus Christi
(E H P A C L)* 

Estrus Tucker, Executive Director
FORT WORTH COMMUNITY RELATIONS DEPARTMENT
1000 Throckmorton Street, City Hall Annex
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
(817) 392-7525 (Voice)
(817) 392-7529 (Fax)
Website: http://www.fortworthgov.org/crd/info/default.aspx?id=5102
Jurisdiction: City of Fort Worth
(E H P A C L)*   

FORT WORTH HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
1000 Throckmorton Street, City Hall Annex
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
(817) 392-7525 (Voice)
(817) 392-7529 (Fax)   

UTAH

Yolanda Francisco-Nez, Coordinator
Salt Lake City Office of Diversity & Human Rights
Office of the Mayor
451 South State Street, Room 306
P. O. Box 145474
Salt Lake City, UT  84114-5474
801-535-7734 (Voice)
f-801-535-6331 (Fax)
yolanda.francisco-nez@slcgov.com
www.slcgov.com
 

R. Lee Ellerston Commissioner
Sherri Hayashi Director
Utah Anti-Discrimination Division and Labor Division
160 E. 300 S. Ste. 300
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone:  801-530-6800
Fax:  801-530-7609
Email:  laborcom@utah.gov
Website: http://laborcommission.utah.gov/AntidiscriminationandLabor/index.html
Jurisdiction: State of Utah
(E H)*

VERMONT 

Wendy Morgan, Chief, Public
Protection Division
STATE CIVIL RIGHTS DIVISION
OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL
State of Vermont
109 State Street, Pavilion Office Building
Montpelier, Vermont 05609-1001
(802) 828-5507 (Voice)
(802) 828-2154 (Fax)
(802) 828-3171 (TDD)
Jurisdiction: State of Vermont
(E A C)*
Other: Maternity leave/family leave. 

VIRGINIA

Jon D. Strothers, Chair
Sandra Norman, Director
COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA COUNCIL ON HUMAN RIGHTS
1100 Bank Street, 12th Floor
Richmond, Virginia 23219
(804) 225-2292 (Voice)
(804) 225-3294 (Fax)
Jurisdiction: State of Virginia
(E)*  

Matt Harris, Ph.D, Chair
Jean Niebauer Executive Director
Alexandria Office of Human Rights
421 King Street, Suite 400
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Phone:  703-746-3140
Fax:  703-838-4976
Email:  jean.niebauer@ci.alexandria.va.us
Website: http://alexandriava.gov/humanrights/default.aspx
Jurisdiction: City of Alexandria
(E H P C)* 

Timothy Brogan, Chair
Raul Torres Esq., Executive Director
ARLINGTON HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
2100 Clarendon Boulevard # 106
1 Courthouse Plaza
Arlington, Virginia 22201
(703) 228-3929 (Voice)
(703) 228-4390 (Fax)
(703) 228-4611 (TDD)
www.co.arlington.va.us/humanrights
Jurisdiction: Arlington County
(E H P C)*
Other: Credit, education, commercial real estate.
 

Victor Dunbar, Chair
Kenneth L. Saunders Executive Director
Fairfax County Human Rights Commission
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 318
Fairfax, Virginia 22035-0093
Phone:  703-324-2953
Fax:  703-324-3570
Email: kenneth.saunders@fairfaxcounty.gov
Division Director: annie.carroll@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/hrc/ 
 
Jurisdiction: Fairfax County
(E H P A C)*
Other: Credit facilities.  

Curtis O. Porter, Chair
Phillis Aggrey Executive Director
Prince William County Human Rights Commission
15941 Donald Curtis Drive, Suite 125
Dr. AJ Ferlazza Building
Woodbridge, Virginia 22191
Phone:  703-792-4680
Fax:  703-792-6944
Website: http://www.pwcgov.com/default.aspx?topic=040066000910004263
Jurisdiction: Prince William County except Manassas and Manassas Park
(E H P C A)*
Other: Credit and Education, Study Circle Planning. 

William E. Smith, Executive Director
RICHMOND HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
900 East Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219                                                                     

Helen P. Shropshire, Chair
Fagan D. Stackhouse
Human Rights Programs Coordinator
HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH
Municipal Center-Operation Building, Room 340
Virginia Beach, Virginia  23456
(804) 427-8374 (Voice)
(804) 426-5678 (Fax)
(804) 427-8383 (TDD)
Jurisdiction: City of Virginia Beach
( C )* 

WASHINGTON

Yvonne Lopez Morton Commission Chair
Marc Brenman, Executive Director
WASHINGTON STATE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
711 S. Capitol Way, Suite 402
P.O. Box 42490
Olympia, Washington  98504-2490
(360) 753-6770 (Voice)
(360) 586-2282 (Fax)
(800) 300-7525 (TDD)
Email:  mbrenman@hum.wa.gov or Commissioners@hum.wa.gov
Website: http://www.hum.wa.gov/
Jurisdiction: State of Washington
(E H P C)*
Other: Insurance and credit. 

Bailey De longh Director
King County Office of Civil Rights
400 Yesler Way, Rooom 260
Seattle, Washington 98104-2683
Phone:  206-296-7592
Fax:  206-296-4329
Email:  Civil-Rights.OCR@kingcounty.gov
Website: http://www.metrokc.gov/dias/ocre/
Jurisdiction: King County and unicorporated areas of King County
(E H P A C)*
Other: Contract compliance, minority/women's business; 504 ADA.  

Julie Nelson, Acting Director
SEATTLE OFFICE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS
810 Third Avenue, Suite 750
Seattle, Washington  98104-1627
(206) 684-4500 (Voice)
(206) 684-0322 (Fax)
julie.nelson@seattle.gov  (E-Mail)
Website: http://cityofseattle.net/civilrights/
Jurisdiction: City of Seattle
(E H P C)*
Other: Provision of City Services.  

Teri Wood, Chair
John L. Briehl Executive Director
Tacoma Human Rightsand Human Services
747 Market Street, Room 836
Tacoma, Washington 98402-3779
Phone:  253-591-5151
Fax:  253-591-5121
Email:  hrhs@cityoftacoma.org
Website: http://www.cityoftacoma.org/Page.aspx?hid=640
Jurisdiction: City of Tacoma
(E H P A C L)*  

WEST VIRGINIA 

Charlene Marshall, Chair
Ivin B. Lee Executive Director
West Virginia Human Rights Commission
1321 PLAZA EAST ROOM 108A
Charleston, West Virginia 25301-1400
Phone:  304-558-2616
Fax:  304-558-0085
Email:  wvhrc@wvdhhr.org
Website: http://www.wvf.state.wv.us/wvhrc/
Jurisdiction: State of West Virginia
(E H P A C)* 

Gregory Proctor, Chair
Brian A. King, Executive Director
CHARLESTON HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
915 Quarrier Street, Suite 6
Charleston, West Virginia  25301
(304) 348-6880 (Voice)
(304) 348-0767 (Fax)
(304) 348-6844 (TDD)
hrc@cityofcharleston.org  (E-Mail)
baking@cityofcharleston.org  
(E H P C L)* 

Sally M. Lind, Executive Director
8th Street and 5th Avenue
City Hall
Huntington, West Virginia 25701
Phone:  304-696-5580
Email:  hhrc@huntingtonhumanrelations.org
Website: http://test.cityofhuntington.com/Government/Boards_and_Commissions/Human_Relations.asp
Jurisdiction: City of Huntington
(E H P C L)*

WISCONSIN
 

Jennifer Ortiz Administrator
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Equal Rights Division
201 E. Washington Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 57308
Phone:  608-266-6860
Fax:  608-267-4592
Email:  Jennifer.Ortiz@dwd.state.wi.us
Website: http://www.dwd.state.wi.us/
Jurisdiction: State of Wisconsin
(E H P C)*
Other: Post-secondary education.  

Bert Ziperer, Chair
Lucia Nunez Executive Director
Madison Equal Opportunities Division
Department of Civil Rights
210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Room 523
Madison, Wisconsin 53703-
Phone:  608-266-4910
Fax:  608-266-6514
Email:  dcr@cityofmadison.com
Website: http://www.cityofmadison.com/dcr/eo.cfm
Jurisdiction: City of Madison
(E H P C)*
Other: Credit 

WYOMING

Charles A. Rando, Acting Administrator
Cherie Doak, Program Manager
WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT
LABOR STANDARDS DIVISION
1510 East Pershing, West Wing, Room 150
Cheyenne, Wyoming  82002
(307) 777-7261 (Voice)
(307) 777 5633 (Fax)
(307) 777-7261 (TDD)
http://wydoe.state.wy.us  
crando@state.wy.us  (E-Mail)
Jurisdiction: State of Wyoming
(E P C)*  

INTERNATIONAL MEMBERS

VIRGIN ISLANDS

Luis S. Llanos, Sr., Commissioner
VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
P.O. Box 148
Charlotte Amalie
St. Thomas, Virgin Islands  00804
(809) 775-3498 (Voice)
(809) 774-0853 (Fax)
Jurisdiction: St. Thomas and St. Croix, 
U.S. Virgin Islands
(E)* 

PUERTO RICO

Carmen Ana Lugo-Fournier, Director
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND HUMANRESOURCES
ANTI-DISCRIMINATION UNIT
505 Munzo Rivera Avenue
San Juan, Puerto Rico  00918
(787) 754-2108 & 754-5293 (Voice)
(787) 763-3000 (Fax)
clugo@dtrh.gobierno.pr  (E-Mail)
Jurisdiction: Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
(EC)*  

BERMUDA 

Rod Attrid-Stirling, Chair
Ayo Johnson Executive Director
Bermuda Human Rights Commission
The Mechanics Building
11 Church Street, Suite 301
Hamilton HM CX, Bermuda
Phone:  441-295-5859
Fax:  441-295-6573
Email:  hrcbda@ibl.bm
Jurisdiction:  Bermuda
(E H P)*
Other:  Goods, facilities, services, contracts, public notices, and membership in associations and trade unions. 

CANADA

Mary Gusella, Chief Commissioner
Bob Ward, Secretary General
CANADIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
320 Queen Street, 13th Floor
Place de Ville, Tower A
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1E1
(613) 943-9144 (Voice)
(613) 941-6810 (Fax)
(613) 996-5211 (TDD)
info.com@chro-ccdp.ca
(E-Mail)
Jurisdiction:  Canada
(780) 422-3563 (Fax)
(780) 427-1597 (TDD)   

ALBERTA

Alberta Community Development Human 
Rights & Citizenship Commission
#800, 10405 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4R7   

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Heather MacNaughton, Chair
BRITISH COLUMBIA HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNAL
1170-605 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC Canada  V6B 5J3
(604) 775-2000 (Voice)
(604) 775-2020 (Fax)
harinder.mahil@ag.gov.bc.ca  

MANITOBA

Janet Baldwin, Chairperson
Diana Scarch, Executive Director
MANITOBA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
7th Floor - 175 Hargrove Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C3R8
(204) 945-3007 (Voice)
(204) 945-1292 (Fax)
(204) 945-3442 (TDD)
hrc@gov.mb.ca  (E-Mail)
Jurisdiction: Province of Manitoba
(E H C)*
Other: Contracts, purchase of property,signs and statements.  

NEW BRUNSWICK

 

Gordon Porter, Chair
Susan Butterfield, Director
NEW BRUNSWICK HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
P.O. Box 6000 - 751 Brunswick Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5H1
(506) 453-2301 (Voice)
(506) 453-2653 (Fax)
(506) 453-2911 (TDD)
hrc.cdp@gov.nb.ca    (E-Mail)
Jurisdiction:  Province of New Brunswick
(E H P C)
*Other:  Membership in professional associations, sale of property, publishing of discriminatory notices, signs, symbols or emblems. 

NEWFOUNDLAND

Joan Myles, Chairperson
Berry Fleming, Executive Director
NEWFOUNDLAND HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
Box 8700
St. John's, Newfoundland AlB 4J6
(709) 729-2709 (Voice)
(709) 729-0790 (Fax)
Jurisdiction: Province of Newfoundland
(E H P)*
Other: Services. 

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES 

Northwest Territories Fair Practice Office
P.O. Box 1920
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2P4 

NOVA SCOTIA

Larry Baxter, Chair
Maryann Francis, Executive Director
NOVA SCOTIA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
P. 0. Box 2221
1600 Hollis Street Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3C4
(902) 424-4111 (Voice)
(902) 424-0596 (Fax)
(902) 424-3139 (TDD)
Jurisdiction: Province of Nova Scotia
(E H P A C L)*
Other: Purchase or sale of property, advertising, professional or trade membership. 

ONTARIO 

Barbara Hall, Chief Commissioner
Nancy Austin Executive Director
Ontario Human Rights Commission
180 Dundas Street W. 7th Floor
Toronto, Ontario M7A 2R9
Phone:  416-326-9511
Fax:  416-314-7752
Email:  info@ohrc.on.ca
Website: http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en
Jurisdiction:  Province of Ontario
(E H P A C)*
Other:  Services/goods.  

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

George S. Kells, Chairperson
Gregory Howard, Executive Director
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
P.O. Box 2000 - 98 Water Street
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 7N8
(902) 368-4180 (Voice)
(902) 368-4236 (Fax)
jwyatt@isn.net   (E-Mail)
Jurisdiction: Province of Prince Edward Island
(E H P A C)*
Other: Services to the public. 

QUEBEC

Andre Dowd, President
COMMISSION DES DROITS DE LA PERSONNE
DU QUEBEC
360, Rue Saint Jacques
Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1P5
(514) 873-5146 (Voice)
(514) 864-1562 (Fax)
Jurisdiction: Quebec
(EHPCL)* 

SASKATCHEWAH 

Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission
Sturdy Stone Building, 8th Floor
122 Third Avenue North
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 2H6 

YUKON

Brian MacDonald, Chair
Heather MacFadgen, Executive Director
YUKON HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
201-211 Hawkins Street
Whitehorse, Yukon  Y1A 1X3
(867) 667-6226 (Voice)
(867) 667-2662 (Fax)
humanrights@yhrc.yk.ca  (E-Mail)
Jurisdiction:  Yukon Territory
(E H C)*
Other:  Services.