Emporia Human Relations Commission


  • 5:30 pm
  • 3rd Monday of every other month at 5:30 pm
  • City Conference Room 1AB


Vacancies: 1

This Commission consists of ten members and is appointed by the Governing Body. The Commission is to investigate alleged unfair or discriminatory practices among diverse groups of our citizens in regard to discrimination, segregation and separation based on the race, religion, color, sex, age, physical handicap, national origin, or ancestry of individuals in the securing or holding of employment, public accommodations and housing. The Human Relations Coordinator is appointed by the City Manager.

Members serve a three-year term which expires on May 1 and may serve no more than two consecutive three-year terms. 

Board members must reside within the boundaries of Lyon County.

(Ordinance Number 1141 - re-established the Commission.)

  • Jeff Lynch - City Liaison
  • Becky Smith - City Commission
  • Jamie Sauder - City Commission
  • Aaron Larson
  • Amy Gajda
  • Roxanne VanGundy
  • Elisabeth Johnson
  • Diana Montalvo
  • Chelsea Hunter
  • Hailey Clark
  • Toni Akins
  • Máire Johnson