Human Rights and Equity Programs

Fairfax County, Virginia

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Kenneth Saunders,
Director

August 16, 2017 Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting
8/16/2017 7:30 pm


COMMISSION MEMBERS

 

Present:

 

Commissioner Crawford

Commissioner S. Malik

Commissioner Khairallah

Commissioner Selim

Commissioner Salinas

Commissioner Griffin Paul

Commissioner Alber

Commissioner Shipman

Commissioner Solon

Deputy Director Stephan-Fawcett

 

Absent:

 

Commissioner M. Malik

Commissioner Bhinge

Commissioner Brangman

 

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

Commission Chair Gloria Crawford called the Wednesday, August 16, 2017, Commission meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

 

Approval of Agenda: It was moved by Commissioner S. Malik and seconded by Commissioner Salinas that the August 16, 2017, agenda be approved as presented. The motion passed by unanimous vote.

 

Approval of Minutes: It was moved by Commissioner S. Malik and seconded by Commissioner Salinas that the July 19, 2017, minutes be approved as presented. The motion passed by majority vote, with Commissioner Shipman abstaining.

 

 

STAFF ISSUES: There were no Staff Issues.

 

 

COMMISSION BUSINESS:

 

HRC #2015128H Conciliation. It was moved by Commissioner Solon and seconded by Commissioner Khairallah that the Conciliation agreement in this matter be accepted as presented. The motion passed by majority vote, with Commissioner Shipman abstaining.

 

HRC #2016095H - Amended Charge. It was moved by Commissioner Khairallah and seconded by Commissioner Selim to amend the charge as presented. The motion passed by majority vote, with Commissioner Shipman abstaining.

 

COMMUNITY CONCERNS:

 

Outreach: New outreach dates were discussed and Commissioner Crawford stated that the Commissioners were welcome to attend the upcoming outreach events. Commissioners should contact Nicole Rawlings if they would like to participate.

 

Awards Committee: Commissioner Crawford gave an update on the Awards Committee and stated that the Committee would like to obtain information about the budget for the upcoming event. The Awards committee will get together to discuss further questions and concerns, as well as establishing criteria for recognizing retiring and past Commissioners. This information will be provided at the next meeting.

 

 

PENDING BUSINESS: Commissioner Khairallah would like to add the proposal to establish an Outreach Advisory Committee as an agenda item for an upcoming meeting. Commissioner Salinas requested that his fellow Commissioners read the proposal for discussion purposes.

 

 

NEW BUSINESS: There was no new business.

 


The meeting adjourned at 8:16 p.m.

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