Human Relations Equity Commission

Regular Meetings 

  • 1st Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
  • 280 W 13 Mile Road
    Police Department Conference Room
    Madison Heights, MI 48071
  • Created Motion 20-190 of July 27, 2020; amended Motion 20-229 of August 24, 2020; Amended Motion 21-80 of March 22, 2021
  • 9 members and 3 alternates (2-year terms) comprised of 5 resident members, 2 resident alternate members, 3 school board members (one from each district) 1 Ex-Officio Council member and 1 Ex-officio Council Alternate

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 

View Past Human Relations Equity Commission Minutes (PDF)

Name  Term Expires Position 
Emily Rohrbach 11-13-23 Council Representative
David Soltis 11-13-23 Council Representative Alternate
Paige Szymanski 08-31-22 Member-at-Large 
Jessica Tutt 08-31-22 Member-at-Large
Vacant 08-31-23 Member-at-Large 
Cemone Moy 08-31-23 Member-at-Large
Vacant 08-31-23 Member-at-Large
Amy Guzynski   Lamphere School District member
Gloria Thompson   Madison School District member
Nickole Fox 08-31-22 Alternate
Kevin Wright 08-31-22 Alternate

Purpose

The purpose of the Human Relations and Equity Commission is to advise the City Council on programs, policies, and activities that promote positive human relations and equitable outcomes and opportunities in all aspects of community life including issues related to or affecting minority communities within Madison Heights, to monitor the policies and practices of the City of Madison Heights with respect to the fair and equitable application.

Creation / Authorization

Membership Information 

Composition

The commission is composed of the following members:

  • 1 Ex-Officio Council Representative  
  • 1 Ex-Officio Council Representative Alternate
  • 5 Resident Members appointed by City Council
  • 2 Resident Alternate members appointed by City Council
  • 3 School District Board members

Terms

Two-year terms that are staggered.   Vacancies in any term shall be filled by the Mayor and City Council in like manner for the balance of the unexpired term.

Qualifications and desired skillset

Members must be Madison Heights residents with a willingness to progress the City forward in the areas of human relations, equity, race relations, or cultural diversity.

About the Commission 

The purpose of the Human Relations and Equity Commission is to advise the City Council on programs, policies, and activities that promote positive human relations and equitable outcomes and opportunities in all aspects of community life including issues related to or affecting minority communities within Madison Heights, to monitor the policies and practices of the City of Madison Heights with respect to fair and equitable application.

For more information, contact the City Clerk's Office.

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