Office of Mayor William Peduto
Commission on Human Relations

Function

The Commission on Human Relations studies and investigates complaints of alleged discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations and civil rights practices involving City employees and any conditions having an adverse effect on intergroup relations in the city.

Governing Documents

Appointment Guidelines

  • Fifteen members
    • All appointed by Mayor

Members

  • Winford Craig, Chair
  • Mariana Padias, Esq. 1st  Vice Chair
    • Term Expires 8/1/2018
  • Amanda Z. Rubio, 2nd Vice Chair
    • Term Expires 8/1/2018
  • Gwendolyn Young Treasurer
    • Term Expires 3/31/2019
  • Helen Gerhardt, MFA Secretary
    • Term Expires 8/1/2018
  • Lynette Drawn-Williamson,
    • Term Expires 4/1/2017
  • Lorraine Eberhardt, Ed.D.
    • Term Expires 4/1/2017
  • Elizabeth Lee Fogarty, Ph.D.
    • Term Expires 3/31/2019
  • Rabbi Sharyn Henry, MAHL
    • Term Expiers   4/1/2020
  • Eric Horwith
    • Term Expires 4/1/2014
  • Gabriel McMorland
  • Wasiullah Mohamed
    • Term Expires 4/1/2020
  • Richard L. Morris
    • Term Expires 8/1/2018
  • Robert Samuel
    • Term Expires 4/1/2020
  • Curtis A. Smith
    • Term Expires 4/1/2017

Residency Requirements

Must be a resident of the City of Pittsburgh.

Compensation

None.

Meetings

  • Full Commission meeting held first Monday of each month, except holidays.
  • Hearing panels, committee meetings, etc., scheduled according to availability of Commissioners involved.
  • Meeting Schedule

Contact Information

908 City-County Building
414 Grant St., Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-255-2600
Fax: 412-255-2288

Website

http://pittsburghpa.gov/chr

The Office of Mayor William Peduto
512 City County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-255-2626

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