Community Relations Commission

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The Community Relations Commission shall endeavor to bring about and maintain harmony within the Athens community and to avoid, or reduce, intergroup tensions, to promote tolerance and goodwill, and to ensure equality of treatment and of opportunity of all person regardless of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, marital or familial status, religious belief, age, or disability.


The commission consists of nine members appointed by Athens City Council. Term length is 3 years. Five members constitutes a quorum.

Term Ending
Beltran, Riley April 2025
Black, Laura 
March 2025
McKerrow, Raymie April 2025
Miller, Rebecca  March 2025
Morgan-Nai, Vanessa
April 2025
Otchill, Abigail Nanayaa  April 2025
Rogers, Lacey March 2025
Schmieding, John (Chair) March 2025
Siegel, Rachel
March 2025


The commission meets monthly, however, the days/times vary. Please contact the Chair for information.