Human Relations Commission

Description: 

The Board of Commissioners appoints all twelve members.  This commission seeks to prevent and/or eliminate bias and discrimination by means of education, persuasion, conciliation and enforcement.  It also advises the Board of County Commissioners on these matters,  receives discrimination complaints, and conducts the corresponding investigation of such complaints.  To learn more, visit this web address:  www.co.orange.nc.us/hrr/hrc.asp

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Meeting Time and Date 6:00 pm Fourth Tuesday of every month Contact Person Melvyn Blackwell
Meeting Place TBD Contact Phone 919-245-2497
Number of Positions 12 Contact E-Mail mblackwell@orangecountync.gov
Terms Length 3 years 

Member Name and Term Information

VACANT Residency Req: Chapel Hill  Special Representation: Town of Chapel Hill 
First Appointed:   Current Appointment:  
  Expiration: 6/30/2025  Number of Terms:  

VACANT Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation:  
First Appointed:   Current Appointment:  
  Expiration: 6/30/2025  Number of Terms:  

VACANT Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation:  
First Appointed:   Current Appointment:  
  Expiration: 9/30/2022  Number of Terms:  

VACANT Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation:  
First Appointed:   Current Appointment:  
  Expiration: 6/30/2023  Number of Terms:  

Samantha Beecham Residency Req: Carrboro City Limits  Special Representation: Town of Carrboro 
First Appointed: 6/18/2019  Current Appointment: 6/18/2019 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 6/30/2022  Number of Terms:

Frances Castillo, Chair Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation:  
First Appointed: 6/18/2019  Current Appointment: 2/17/2022 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 9/30/2024  Number of Terms:

Ellis Driver Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation:  
First Appointed: 12/7/2020  Current Appointment: 12/7/2020 
Township: Hillsborough Expiration: 9/30/2022  Number of Terms:  

Michael J. Fath Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation:  
First Appointed: 2/17/2022  Current Appointment: 2/17/2022 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 9/30/2024  Number of Terms:

Ana M. Garcia-Turner, Secretary Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation:  
First Appointed: 10/3/2017  Current Appointment: 12/7/2020 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 6/30/2023  Number of Terms:

Dion Graham Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation:  
First Appointed: 12/2/2019  Current Appointment: 12/7/2020 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 6/30/2023  Number of Terms:

Allison Mahaley Residency Req: Hillsborough  Special Representation: Town of Hillsborough 
First Appointed: 2/6/2018  Current Appointment: 12/7/2020 
Township: Hillsborough Expiration: 6/30/2023  Number of Terms:

Shawnee Seese Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation:  
First Appointed: 2/17/2022  Current Appointment: 2/17/2022 
Township: Cheeks Expiration: 6/30/2024  Number of Terms: