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Allegheny County Human Relations Commission
Laura Zaspel 
Creation Date:
(412) 350-6830 
1st Floor, County Office Building
Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 
Meeting Place:
Meeting Time:

On July 1, 2009, Allegheny County Council enacted Ordinance Number 26-09-OR that established the Human Relations Commission of Allegheny County. The mission of the Human Relations Commission is to assure that all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry or place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, familial status, age or use of a guide or support animal because of blindness, deafness or physical disability enjoy the full benefits of citizenship and are afforded equal opportunities for employment, housing and use of public accommodation facilities. The Human Relations Commission shall consist of seven (7) members appointed by the Chief Executive with the approval of County Council. All members of the Commission shall be residents of the County at the time of appointment and throughout their service. Three of the initial appointments shall be for terms of two years, and the remaining four initial appointments shall be for terms of four years. All future appointments shall be for terms of four years.


Broadus, Stephan  - Chair (term exp. 12/31/2014)
Gibson, Esq., Mary  - Vice-Chair (term exp. 12/31/2016)
Johnson, Justin  (term exp. 12/31/2014)
McCurdy, Jessica  (term exp. 12/31/2016)
McGough, Hugh  (term exp. 12/31/2016)
Nowak, Esq., Mark  (term exp. 12/31/2014)
Styche, Daniel  (term exp. 12/31/2016)