Human Rights & Equal Economic Opportunity Commission


  • Third Tuesday of the month
  • 6:00 pm
  • Meeting locations vary
  • General Meetings are open to the public
  • Due to the varying locations, available space for the public to attend may be limited

Member Requirements

Size: 21 members Saint Paul Residency: A majority of the members must be Saint Paul residents

Term: Three years

Staff: Gessner Rivas - 651-266-8966

Powers & Duties

  • Hears and determines discrimination complaints
  • Serves in an advisory capacity to the Human Rights Director
  • Reviews the performance of the Human Rights Director
  • Determines if a violation of the Human Rights Ordinance has occurred
  • Serves as the Fair Housing Council


1) You can now apply online, visit Online Committee Application.

2) Download an Application. You can apply for more than one committee per application. Mayor Coleman encourages applicants to get recommendations from their City Councilmembers. Please return applications to: Office of the Mayor 390 City Hall 15 Kellogg Blvd., West Saint Paul, MN 55102 Phone: 651-266-8510 Fax: 651-266-8521 For a complete list of boards, committees and commissions, please see the list to the left hand side of this screen

For questions about the application process please contact Peter Grafstrom at or call 651-266-8516.