Human Rights Commission


Every 3rd Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. at City Space, unless otherwise noted.


No less than 9 members appointed by City Council who are broadly representative of the City’s population, with consideration of racial, gender (including gender identity, transgender status, and sexual orientation), religious, ethnic, disabled, socio-economic, geographic neighborhood and age groups within the City.


3 years (2 term limit)


To act as a strong advocate for justice and equal opportunity by providing citywide leadership and guidance in the area of civil and human rights. Act as an advisory body to City Council in matters pertaining to human and civil rights.


  • Jeanette Abi-Nadar
  • Mary Bauer (Chair)
  • Ernest Chambers
  • Jessica Harris
  • Wolfgang Keppley
  • Kathryn Laughon (Vice Chair)
  • Susan W. Lewis 
  • Tobiah Mundt
  • Andrew Orban
  • Lyndele von Schill