Human Rights and Equity Programs

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 8AM-4:30PM. To file a complaint, call (703) 324-2953 to be scheduled for an intake appointment via telephone or videoconference.

703-324-2953
TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 318
Fairfax, VA 22035

Kenneth Saunders,
Director

February 16, 2022 Commission Meeting (Electronic)

Commission Meeting
2/16/2022 7:30 pm

 

No.

Present:

Commissioner Crawford (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Bell-Krasner (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Salinas (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Solon (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Shannon (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Malik (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Shipman (Home, Fairfax, VA)

Commissioner Shumaker (Home, Fairfax, VA)

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

 

Absent:

Commissioner Hudson

Commissioner Conde

Commissioner Bhinge

 

 

CALL TO ORDER:

Commission Chair Gloria Crawford called the Wednesday, February 16, 2022 Commission Meeting to order at 7:30 P.M.

 

Approval of Agenda:  It was moved by Commissioner Salinas and seconded by Commissioner Malik that the February 16, 2022 Agenda be approved as presented.  The motion passed by unanimous vote.

 

Approval of Minutes:  It was moved by Commissioner Bell-Krasner and seconded by Commissioner Malik that the December 15, 2021 Minutes be approved as presented.  The motion passed by unanimous vote.   

 

 

STAFF ISSUES:  There were no staff issues.

 

 

COMMISSION BUSINESS

 

HRC #2021065H – FIR:  It was moved by Commissioner Salinas and seconded by Commissioner Shipman that this complaint be dismissed due to insufficient evidence that a violation of the Human Rights Ordinance has occurred consistent with the recommendation of OHREP.  The motion passed by unanimous vote.

 

HRC #2021037H and HRC #2021048H -- Conciliation:  It was moved by Commissioner Bell-Krasner and seconded by Commissioner Shipman that the Conciliation Agreement in these matters be accepted as presented.  The motion passed by unanimous vote.

 

HRC# 2021037H -- FIR: It was moved by Commissioner Crawford and seconded by Commissioner Salinas that this complaint be dismissed due to insufficient evidence that a violation of the Human Rights Ordinance has occurred consistent with the recommendation of OHREP.  The motion passed by unanimous vote.

 

 

COMMUNITY CONCERNSCommissioner Crawford thanked Commissioner Conde for volunteering for outreach to the community with respect to the mission of the Human Rights Commission and OHREP.

 

 

PENDING BUISNESSThere was no pending business.

 

 

NEW BUSINESSIn-Person Commission Meetings:  Director Saunders suggested that the Commissioners table the discussion until a future meeting due to some technical issues with the Zoom application.  The Commissioners voted unanimously to table the discussion.

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.

 

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