Human Relations Commission

https://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=71976 The City continuously accepts applications for Boards and Commissions. Apply for the Human Relations Commission.

The Human Relations Commission is charged with the discretion to act with respect to any human relations matter when the Commission finds that any person or group does not benefit fully from public or private opportunities or resources in the community, or is unfairly or differently treated due to factors of concern to the Commission:

  • Public or private opportunities or resources in the community include, but are not limited to, those associated with ownership and rental of housing, employment, education and governmental services and benefits;
  • Factors of concern to the Commission including but not limited to, socioeconomic class or status, physical condition or handicap, married or unmarried state, emotional condition, intellectual ability, age, sex, sexual preference, race, cultural characteristics, ethnic background, ancestry, citizenship, and religious, conscientious or philosophical belief; and
  • The Commission will conduct such studies and undertake such responsibilities as the Council may direct.

The Commission is composed of seven members who are not Council Members, officers, or employees of the City, and who are residents of the City of Palo Alto. Terms are for three years and commence on May 1. See PAMC Sections 2.16 and 2.22. In order to be notified of vacancies and appointment procedures, you may contact the City Clerk's Office at 329-2571.

Regular meetings are at 7:00pm on the second Thursday of each month and are cablecast live on Government Channel 26. Please check the Schedule of City Meetings for exact dates, times and location.

To contact Members of the Human Relations Commission, send an e-mail to hrc@cityofpaloalto.org


Commission Members

Chair: Gabriel Kralik
Vice Chair: Qifeng Xue
Staff Liaison: Minka van der Zwaag - 650-463-4953
Council Liaison: Council Member Tom DuBois

Gabriel Kralik KRALIK, Gabriel
(650) 847-8644 (o)
Term Expires: 5/31/2020
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Steven Lee LEE, Steven
 
Term Expires: 5/31/2020
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REGEHR, Patricia
 
Term Expires: 5/31/2022
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Daryl Savage  SAVAGE, Daryl 
 
Term Expires: 5/31/2022
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SMITH, Kaloma
(914) 374-4255 (c)
Term Expires: 5/31/2021
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Valerie Stinger STINGER, Valerie
(650) 463-4906 (o)
Term Expires: 5/31/2021
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Qifeng Xue XUE, Qifeng
(650) 463-4906 (o)
Term Expires: 5/31/2021
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2019 Agenda and Minutes

 Date Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
 October 10, 2019  Agenda and Packet  Minutes Video
 September 12, 2019 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
 August 8, 2019 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
 July 11, 2019 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
 June 15, 2019  Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
 June 13, 2019  Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
 May 9, 2019 Agenda and Packet  Minutes Video
 April 11, 2019 Agenda and Packet  Minutes Video
March 14, 2019 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
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January 10, 2019    Agenda and Packet   Minutes  Video

2018 Agendas and Minutes

 Date Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
December 13, 2018 Cancellation    
November 8, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
October 11, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video 
September 13, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video 
 August 9, 2018 Cancellation    
 July 12, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
 June 16, 2018 Retreat Agenda Minutes Video
 June 14, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
 May 10, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
 April 12, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
 April 5, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
March 8, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
February 8, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
January 11, 2018    Cancellation    


Past Agendas and Minutes