Community Relations Commission

Meets – 1st Thursday, 6:30 PM, Erickson Conference Room, City Hall
Eleven-member commission.
The Community Relations Commission’s duties and powers shall encompass the following:
To conduct research, publish, and utilize studies in the field of intergroup relations and to develop and implement procedures to educate the community, equalize opportunities, eliminate discrimination, and promote good will among all persons.
To receive and record any complaint alleging discrimination against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, Vietnam veteran status, unfavorable military discharge, ancestry, age, or physical or mental handicap, as defined by City Ordinance.
To seek to resolve conflicts between persons involved in complaints, which are within the jurisdiction of the commission. (Galesburg Municipal Code, Title III, Administration, Chapter 33, City Boards, Commissions, & Organizations, Section 37.20-37.28)
Contact Jessica Pease, Human Resources Generalist and staff liaison for this commission.
Members and 3-year term expiration
Chris King, February 1, 2020
Carrie McKillip, February 1, 2020
Brittany Grimes, February 1, 2020
Demarkius Medley, February 1, 2020
Kyle Kelley, February 1, 2020
Brayden Bledsoe, February 1, 2021
Christopher Lopez, February 1, 2022
Jessica Donaldson, February 1, 2022
Ex-officio Members
Jessica Pease, Staff Liaison
Peter Schwartzman, City Council Liaison
To file a complaint of discrimination, please access the documents at the left of this page.
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