Human Relations Commission

CITY LIAISON: Toni Wheeler, City Attorney. Phone: 832.3404, Email: twheeler@lawrenceks.org

TERMS: Three year terms. Terms expire September 30 of corresponding year.

MEMBERS: Nine.

MEETINGS: Every 3rd Thursday, February, May, August, and November at 5:30 p.m., Carnegie Building, East Gallery. Note: Our February 16, 2017 meeting will be in the – downstairs conference room at the Carnegie Building. Our 2017 meeting dates are February 16, May 18, August 17 and November 16

FUNCTION:

This Commission consists of nine members from diverse racial, ethnic, commercial, industrial, and various other segments of the community who work to eliminate discrimination in employment, public accommodations, and housing by accepting, investigating, ruling upon, and resolving complaints within the City limits of Lawrence. Some of the activities include the study of the problem of discrimination and any other matter which may have an adverse impact on community relations the promotion of good will and cooperation among diverse ethnic groups and other elements of the population of Lawrence;  to solicit, receive, and accept funding for programs and to advise and support the Director and City Commission.

2017

2016

  • Carl Edwards
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  • 10/07/2014 to 09/30/2017
  • Jacqueline Becks
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  • 03/24/2015 to 09/30/2017
  • Kait Perry
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  • 07/05/2016 to 09/30/2017
  • Martha Taylor
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  • 02/17/2015 to 09/30/2017
  • Caleb Stephens
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  • 12/01/2015 to 09/30/2018
  • Katie Barnett
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  • 12/01/2015 to 09/30/2018
  • MIke Machell
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  • 12/01/2015 to 09/30/2018
  • Nicole Humphrey
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  • 09/29/2015 to 09/30/2018
  • Sarah Bloxsom
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  • 10/06/2015 to 09/30/2018