Human Rights Commission
|Angelica Martina Dietz||Secretary||12/31/2020||507-301-2069|
|Lucy Gonzalez Miron||Voting Advisory Member||12/31/2018||952-649-1967|
|Justin London||Vice Chair||12/31/2019||507-581-3990|
|Joan Hepburn||Voting Advisory Member|
|Enrique Reyes Dominquez||Voting Advisory Member|
|Lisa Moore||Voting Advisory Member|
|Issac Riggins||(Voting) Youth Rep|
|Keara Cooney||Youth Rep|
|Hannah Ringlien||Youth Rep|
|Chloe Thomas-Green||Youth Rep|
|Tom Baraniak||School Board Rep|
Special meetings are occasionally called.
The City of Northfield Human Rights Commission (HRC) seeks to secure for all citizens equal opportunity in employment, housing, public accommodations, public services, and education. The commission works to ensure full citizen participation in this community by assisting the State Department of Human Rights in implementing the Minnesota Human Rights Act and by advising the City Council on long range programs to improve community relations in the City of Northfield. View a copy of the Human Rights Commission bylaws.
Human Rights FAQ's
If you have questions and/or need help, please refer to this Frequently Asked Questions document.
Application & Membership Requirements
The commission consists of nine members appointed by the mayor and approved by the City Council. Each member serves a three-year term. There is a three term limit. Members do not receive monetary compensation.
The Mayor recommends applicants to the City Council based on their interest in equal rights for all citizens of Northfield, along with willingness to serve and background.
Applications are available online or at:
City Hall, City Clerk
801 Washington St.
Northfield, MN 55057
| Human Rights Award |
Congratulations to the Community Action Center for being selected for the 2019 Human Rights Award.
Pictured: (left to right) Scott Wopata - CAC Director, Mary Wood - founder of CAC and first director, Carol Gegenbach - former member of CAC board, Jim Blaha - previous director of CAC.