Human Rights and Equity Programs

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Ellicia Seard-McCormick
Acting Director

December 2, 2020 Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting
12/02/2020 7:30 pm



Commissioner Bhinge (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Alber (Home, Centreville, VA)

Commissioner Malik (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Salinas (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Bell-Krasner (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Conde (Home, Alexandria, VA)

Commissioner Shannon (Home, Vienna, VA)

Commissioner Solon (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Hudson (Home, Fairfax, VA)      

Commissioner Shipman (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Director Kenneth Saunders (Home, Washington, D.C.)



Commissioner Crawford



Commission Vice Chair Malik called the Wednesday, December 2, 2020 Commission Meeting to order at 7:30 P.M.

Approval of AgendaIt was moved by Commissioner Conde and seconded by Commissioner Bell-Krasner that the December 2, 2020 Agenda be approved as amended.  The motion passed by unanimous vote.

Approval of Minutes:  It was moved by Commissioner Salinas and seconded by Commissioner Hudson that the November 18, 2020 Minutes be approved as presented.  The motion passed by unanimous vote.


STAFF ISSUES:  Director Saunders updated the Commissioners regarding the October monthly report.  The staff met the balance score card goals for the month.



HRC# 2016078E – Appeal -- It was moved by Commissioner Conde and seconded by Commissioner Salinas that the case be sent back to the staff to interview additional witnesses and add the interviews to the Final Investigative Report (FIR).  Once this is completed the FIR will be provided to the complainant and the Commissioners and the Appeal will be continued.  The motion passed by unanimous vote.




The Commissioners discussed the photos for the Commission website.  Compliance Supervisor Michael Simms researched the Office of Public Affairs (OPA) and having the pictures taken.  Mr. Simms stated that because of OPA’s schedule, the pictures will not be taken until January.  Mr. Simms will coordinate with the photographer for a possible date in January.


PENDING BUISNESS – There was no Pending Business.


NEW BUSINESS There was no New Business.


The meeting adjourned at 9:01 p.m.



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