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The Colorado Civil Rights Commission is a seven-member bipartisan panel whose mission is to:
The Commission meets to formulate policy and to hear appeals in discrimination cases. Unless otherwise announced, the Colorado Civil Rights Commission Public Meeting is held on the fourth Friday of the month at 1560 Broadway, lobby level conference room, 110-D, beginning at 10:00 a.m. View Upcoming Colorado Civil Rights Commission Meetings by Clicking Here. The Agenda for each upcoming Colorado Civil Rights Commission Meeting will be printed on this site when it is published; it will also be posted on this website under Quick Links on the homepage.
Colorado Civil Rights Commissioners
|NAME||AREA REPRESENTING||TERM EXPIRES||AREA SERVED|
|Katina Banks (D), Chair||Rep. Business||3/13/2015||Denver|
Raju Jairam (Un), Vice Chair
Rep. Small Business
|Diann Rice (Un)||Rep. Community at Large||3/13/2016||Loveland|
|Marvin Adams (R)||Rep. State or Local Government||3/13/2016||Colorado Springs|
Heidi J. Hess (D)
|Rep. Small Business||3/13/2017||Clifton|
|Dulce Saenz (D)||Rep. Community at Large||3/13/2017||Denver|
|A. Susie Velasquez (D)||Rep. State or Local Government||3/13/2015||Greeley|
The Commissioners are citizens of Colorado who are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate to serve four-year, voluntary terms. They are selected from across the state to represent both political parties. Two represent business (one of whom represents small business), two represent government, and three represent the community at-large. At least four of the members are members of groups of people who have been or who might be discriminated against because of disability, race, creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, religion or age. Matters concerning current investigations or appeals before the Commission are confidential and can only be discussed with the parties in the case or the parties' representatives.
Matters concerning current investigations or appeals that have not come before the Commission cannot be discussed without the presence and consent of either party or their representatives. Confidentiality laws also preclude the revelation of information concerning investigations with the Division/Commission.