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The Human Rights Commission is designed to enforce Bloomington's Human Rights Ordinance in a fair and timely manner, to educate community members about their rights and responsibilities under various civil rights laws, to raise awareness on all human rights issues, to ensure that contractors and subcontractors on city jobs pay employees applicable common wages, to ensure that the City, as an employer, governmental entity and provider of public accommodations, complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and to provide the community with information about the ADA. The BHRC can be reached at 349-3429 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Commission's e-mail address is


Appointee - Appointed by - Term Expiration Date:

Byron Bangert - Common Council - 1/31/18

Carolyn Calloway-Thomas - The Mayor - 1/31/17

Valeri Haughton Motley - Common Council - 1/31/18

Pete Giordano - The Mayor - 1/31/17

Irena Otten - The Mayor - 1/31/18

Rhonda Gambill - Common Council - 1/31/19

Vacancy - The Mayor - 1/31/18