Michigan Education Association

Human Relations Commission

Start Date

Six RA elected/staggered terms/2 full consecutive 3 yr. terms

 

2008

John Penn (2011-RA-Reg 8)

 

2008

Kurt Meyer (2011-RA-Reg 9)

 

2005

Harold Bragg (2012-RA-Reg 5)  2nd full term   

Chair

2009

Steven Durfee (2012-RA-Reg 5)

Vice Chair

2010

*Vacancy (2013-RA-Reg )

 

2010

Pamela Seales (2013-RA-Reg 9)

 

Start Date

Three Board appointed/staggered terms/2 full consecutive 3 yr. terms

 

2005

Pauline McDowell (2012-BD-Reg 13)

 

2010

Lance Davis (2013-BD-Reg 7)

 

2010

Merry Ellen Scofield (2013-BD-Reg 7)

 

Start Date

Up to (3) MEA Board member/2 full consecutive 3 yr. terms

 

2010

Ethel Johnson (2013-BdM-Reg 10)

 

Start Date

One NEA Director/2 full consecutive 3 yr. terms

 

2010

Drew Campbell (2013-BdM-Reg 7)

 

Liaisons

 

 

2007

Mary Yedinak (2011-MEA-Retired)

 

2010

Ashley Sidaway (2011-SMEA)

 

2010

Ed Bryant (2011-MAHE – Reg 8)

 

Staff liaison:

 

 

* An election for this position will be held at the Spring RA

2010-11 Charge:

To help ensure that the education of our students and the working environments of our members are of the highest quality.

To help develop local capacity by the identification and development of strategies and policies that build on our diversity.

THE COMMISSION WILL:

  • Identify and review or develop recommended guidelines/criteria for the review of curriculum, assessment, and other instructional procedures and resources for racial, ethnic, cultural, social, gender and commercial bias.    

  • Identify, review and recommend instructional opportunities and resources that promote respect for differences, equity and access for all.

  • Delegate a representative to advise and assist in the planning of the Human Rights/ Excellence Awards Banquet.

  • Manage the selection and award process for the Herman W. Coleman Human Relations Award; and submit a committee recommendation for the David McMahon Award.

Identify emerging human rights issues and make recommendations for support and improvements.

 

 

 

Updated: September 28, 2010 2:41 PM