Human Relations Commission

  • 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.
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.
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)  
2007 Mary Yedinak (2016-MEA-Retired)  
2014 Jessica Osos (2015-SMEA)  
2012 Elson Boles (2017-MAHE)  
Staff liaison Tom Greene