Applications Sought for Open Position on Commission on Human Rights

The City of Maysville is seeking applicants for an open position on the Commission on Human Rights whose mission is to promote unity, understanding, and equal opportunity though education, awareness, and action.

The Commission is to be made up of persons who are nearly as possible representative of the several social, economic, religious, cultural, ethnic and racial groups that comprise the population of the city. Current commissioners are David Green, Carrie Jacobs, Carmen Gomez, and Patricia Whitaker.

The functions and responsibilities of Maysville Commission on Human Rights are outlined under Code of Ordinances 71.097:

  • Promote and secure mutual understanding and respect among all economic, social, religious, ethnic and racial groups
  • Cooperate with federal, state and other city agencies in an effort to develop harmonious intergroup and interracial relations
  • Endeavor to enlist the support of civic, religious, labor, industrial and commercial groups and civic leaders dedicated to the improvement of intergroup and interracial relations and the elimination of discriminatory practices
  • Advise the Board of Commissioners on fair hiring practices and compliance with state regulations
  • Safeguard all individuals within the city from discrimination because of race, color, religion or national origin, sex, disability, familial status, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

If you are interested in serving on a Board or Commission, complete the online application here or download an application or request one from the city clerk’s office. After your application is received, you will receive a receipt of the application e-mail. If you do not receive that receipt within a day after submittal, please contact City Clerk Lisa R. Dunbar at 606-564-2718 or to make sure that your application has reached the City Clerk’s Office.