Human Relations Commission

"The Human Relations Commission, the Office of the Mayor of the City of Madison, the Madison City Council, the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners, Hanover College, Ivy Tech Community College Madison, and the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce affirm the inherent worth, dignity, and equality of all people and declare any message of hate or discrimination to be counter to the values of our diverse and inclusive community." - Joint statement, approved 2018.

The purpose of the Human Relations Commission is to hear complaints of discrimination in the City. The commission also promotes diversity and civility. The Human Relations Commission meets as needed in the City Hall Council Chambers. Check City Public Meeting Calendar for announcements. If you have a concern, question, or possible case of discrimination, you can reach all of the commission by using one email:

Email all Commission Members

Human Relations Commission Members

Name Appointed By Appointment Date
Katy Hadley Mayor 6-14-19
Bill Johnson (Secretary) Mayor 1-9-19
Shirley Kloepfer Mayor 1-7-20
I'Esha Cornelius Mayor 1-1-21
Jessica McAlister Mayor 2-27-19
Shane Brunner Mayor 1-1-21
Tony Schroeder Mayor 1-22-19
Roland Newman Mayor 1-1-21
Season Jackson Mayor 1-7-20

For questions and concerns about this commission, please Email all Commission Members.