Human Relations Commission

HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION

Start Date

 

2014

Amber Kasic – interim (2015-RA-Reg 9) 

 

2014

Marti Alvarez - interim (2015-RA-Reg 15)

 

2014

Miguelina Quinones (2016-RA-Reg 9)

 

2013

Valerie Bates (2016-RA-Reg 7)

 

2014

Melissa Kamai-Arambula (2017-RA-Reg 8)

 

2014

Robert Gaines (2017-RA-Reg 7)

 

2012

Vacancy (2015-BD-Reg)

 

2014

Justin Harper (2016-BD-Reg 3)

 

2012

Roy Sims (2017-BD-Reg 11)

 

2014

Julie Naughton (2016-BdM-Reg 2)

 

2014

Liz Ratashak  (2017-BdM-Reg 5)                       Vice Chair

2014

Marcia Mackey  (2017-BdM-Reg 12)                  Chair

2010

Drew Campbell (2016-NEA Director)

 

Liaisons

 

 

2007

Mary Yedinak (2016-MEA-Retired)

 

2014

Jessica Osos (2015-SMEA)

 

2012

Elson Boles (2017-MAHE)

 

Staff liaison:

Tom Greene

 

2014-15 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.