Equal Opportunity / Disability Commission

Regular Meetings
  • 5 p.m.
  • The 3rd Monday of every month
  • Tenth Street Place
    Human Resources Department

Members

Name Organization Term Expires
Philip S. Anselmo Jr.   January 1, 2016
Keith Copeland   September 1, 2017
William Gaines   August 11, 2017
Richard Gaytan   January 1, 2016
Liduvina Gonzalez   August 11, 2017
Sandra Graham   August 11, 2017
Jon Rodriguez   January 1, 2015
Jessica Self   August 11, 2017
Duwayne Stenger   January 1, 2013
Brenda Thames   January 1, 2017
Amin Vohra   August 11, 2017
Responsibilities
The Equal Opportunity / Disability Commission's primary responsibility is to advise and assist the City Manager and staff in matters that relate to equal opportunity and individuals with disabilities. This commission includes representation by members of the protected classes: females, minorities, the disabled and workers over 40.

Human Relations Commission


The Human Relations Commission's primary responsibility is to make recommendations for furthering human relations in the community. This commission provides information and referrals concerning fair housing. The commission meets jointly with the Equal Opportunity/Disability Commission.

Membership Requirements


Members must be residents of Stanislaus County.

Equal Opportunity / Disability Commission - Human Relations Commission


  • Joint Committee Assignments Commission Chairperson: Bruce Merchant
  • Commission Vice-Chair: Galena Gilstrap
The three current Standing Committees that are temporarily disbanded and replaced by Ad Hoc Committees:
  • Personnel Policies and Procedures Committee
  • Education and Training Committee
  • Planning Committee

Replacement Ad-Hoc Committee Assignments


  • Community Outreach Committee
    Richard Gaytan, Member
  • Fair Housing Committee
    Jacky Deabler, Chair
    Richard Gaytan, Member
  • EEO Report & Policy / Procedures Committee
    Scott Hamilton, Member
  • Disability Awareness Committee
    Scott Hamilton, Chair