Missouri Commission on Human Rights

PO Box 1129
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1129

Phone: (573)-751-3325
Fax: (573)-751-2905

Email: mchr@dolir.mo.gov
Website: http://www.labor.mo.gov/mohumanrights/

Director: Alisa Warren

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 213.020

Department: Labor and Industrial Relations

Mission: To develop, recommend and implement ways to prevent and eliminate discrimination and to provide equitable and timely resolutions of discrimination claims through enforcement of the Missouri Human Rights Act.

Function: The Missouri Commission on Human Rights investigates, conciliates, holds public hearings and litigates complaints of discrimination in housing, employment and places of public accommodations. It provides education, training and technical assistance to the public.

SubCommittees: Executive Committee Budget & Finance Committee Government and Community Relations Committee Strategic Planning Committee

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 4 meetings; committee meetings as needed

Location of meetings: varying locations

Duration of meetings: 2 to 4 hours

Preparation time for meetings: 3 hours

Total time commitment: 10 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 11

Appointed members: 11

Term length: 6 years

Compensation: Members receive a per diem when serving as a member of a panel to hear complaints involving alleged discriminatory practices; members receive reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: none

Political Requirements: yes, not more than 6 members may be members of the same political party

Geographic Requirements: yes, members must represent each congressional district

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Mr. Antonio "Tony" Maldonado(I)
1st Congressional District
Florissant
Term begins: Apr 21, 2022
Term expires: Apr 1, 2025

Vacant Slot
2nd Congressional District

Vacant Slot
3rd Congressional District

Vacant Slot
4th Congressional District

Ms. Donna Lynn Birks(D)
5th Congressional District
Kansas City
Term begins: Feb 12, 2013
Term expires: Apr 1, 2018

Vacant Slot
6th Congressional District

Mrs. Jenifer Placzek(D)
7th Congressional District
Springfield
Term begins: Apr 1, 2011
Term expires: Apr 1, 2015

Vacant Slot
8th Congressional District

Ms. Martha A Staggs(R)
At Large Member 1
Paris
Term begins: Sep 18, 2019
Term expires: Apr 1, 2022

Ms. Jade Jump(R)
At Large Member 2
Clever
Term begins: Jan 2, 2018
Term expires: Apr 1, 2023

Reverend Dr. Timothy Faber(R) Chair
At Large Member 3
Gravois Mills
Term begins: Feb 11, 2021
Term expires: Apr 1, 2026