City of Independence, Missouri

Human Relations Commission
Ordinance No. 728,3583,8565, 18864, 18936, 19195

Function

The duties of the Commission are to foster mutual understanding and respect among all ethnic, racial and religious groups, to discourage and prevent discrimination against any such group, or discrimination due to gender, age, handicap, or familial status and cooperate with federal, state and municipal agencies and non-governmental organizations with the purpose of effectuating its aims.

Membership Information

The Council appoints the thirteen members, each to three-year terms or until his/her successor has been appointed and qualified. The membership is to be broadly representative of the religious, racial, education, labor, civic, commercial, management, ethnic and governmental groups of the community. For additional information or if you would like to contact the commission please email staff liaison Sam Morris at smorris@indepmo.org .

Members

NameTitleExpirationAppointed By
Coppoc, Mike 12/01/2022Council
Fields, Darryl 03/15/2024Council
Griffith, Lindsey 12/01/2022Council
Hammond, Anthony 03/15/2024Council
Hudson, Virginia 12/01/2023Council
Hurley, HelenSecretary02/16/2024Council
Kennedy, Erin 10/04/2022Council
McCullough, ThadChair02/16/2024Council
Moe, Lupe 10/04/2022Council
Onka, Captain MikeAdvisory Member Council
Rose, MeridethVice Chair02/16/2024Council
Vacant due to resignation 02/16/2024Council
Vacant due to resignation 12/01/2024Council
Woodson-Falls, Nina 10/04/2023Council

Alternate Members

NameTitleExpirationAppointed By

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