Meeting Body Information
Name:  EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES COMMISSION
Meeting Time:  5:00 PM
Meeting Location:  215 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Room LL-120 (Madison Municipal Building)
Description:  Madison General Ordinance Sec. 39.03 (10) - 1) Study the existence, character, causes and extent of denial of equal opportunity because of sex, race, religion, color, national origin or ancestry, age, handicap, marital status, source of income, arrest or conviction record, less than honorable discharge, physical appearance, sexual orientation, domestic partnership, familial status, political beliefs, retaliation, Social Security Number, or the fact that a person is a student, or a member of a domestic partnership as defined in the ordinances; 2) informally recommend solutions to individual problems that may arise which involve the denial of equal opportunities because of above-listed; 3) disseminate information and provide technical assistance, consultation, training programs, and other techniques to educate the people of the City of Madison and to aid private and public agencies to use their resources to promote equal opportunities for all persons; 4) receive and initiate complaints alleging violation of this ordinance and attempt to eliminate or remedy any violation by means of conciliation, persuasion, education, litigation, or any other means to make the complainant whole again; 5) test and investigate for the purpose of establishing violations of Sec. 39.03 of these ordinances and, if appropriate, make, sign and file complaints alleging violations; 6) render from time to time, but not less than one year, written report of its activities and recommendations to the mayor and Common Council; 7) adopt such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the purpose and provisions of this ordinance; 8) issue subpoena pursuant to State Stats. Sec. 885.01 to assist in the execution of its duties; 9) from time to time designate commissioners and/or Equal Opportunities Division staff to carry out its duties; 10) administer and enforce the Minimum Wage Ordinance.
Primary Contact:  Marcus Miles
Current MemberTitleTerm
Anita Weier
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Common Council Member4/16/2013 - 4/21/2015
Kira L. Stewart
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Common Council or Citizen Member9/16/2014 - 4/18/2017
Susan M. Schmitz
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident9/2/2014 - 4/18/2017
Percy L. Brown, Jr.
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident3/4/2014 - 4/21/2015
John L. Quinlan
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident4/21/2009 - 4/21/2015
Sean A. Saiz
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident9/20/2011 - 4/18/2017
Katherine Cramer
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident1/16/2007 - 4/19/2016
Vacancy
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident9/17/2014 - 12/31/9999
Moriah N. Grace
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident1/7/2014 - 4/21/2015
William (Bill) Fetty
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident4/17/2012 - 4/18/2017
Charles E. McDowell
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident11/18/2008 - 4/19/2016
Vacancy
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident8/16/2014 - 12/31/9999
Corinda Rainey-Moore
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident5/6/2014 - 4/19/2016
Past MemberTitleTerm
Carousel Andrea S. Bayrd 10/1/2003 - 4/20/2010
Brian Benford
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident5/6/2008 - 12/31/2013
David A. Bolles
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident5/7/2013 - 5/9/2014
Henry C. Boyd III 11/30/1999 - 7/19/2005
Zachariah Brandon 7/19/2005 - 4/16/2007
Erika H. Braunginn 6/3/2008 - 8/31/2009
Mirenda A. BurkeMs.1/19/2010 - 3/31/2010
Coco Bustamante 9/16/2008 - 7/16/2012
Rick Cruz 7/20/2010 - 6/20/2011
Tsechu Dolma 5/18/2010 - 6/7/2010
Sue Ellingson 7/3/2007 - 6/12/2008
Nia Enemuoh-Trammell 6/17/2003 - 7/19/2011
Tom Grogan 6/21/2011 - 3/5/2012
Amanda L. Harrington 5/5/2009 - 8/12/2011
Charles Holmes-Hope 10/3/2006 - 3/25/2008
Michael W. T. Howe 10/15/2002 - 1/17/2006
Michael W. T. Howe 1/17/2006 - 7/30/2007
Donna V. Hurd 1/6/2009 - 4/30/2012
Brandon M. Johnson
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident12/13/2011 - 9/10/2013
Gregory Markle 4/15/2003 - 4/19/2005
Megin H. McDonell 8/4/1998 - 4/21/2009
Steven H. Morrison 1/5/1999 - 4/20/2010
Ramona L. Natera 11/20/2001 - 1/10/2006
Benjamin M. Nerad
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident9/7/2010 - 5/9/2013
Shawn F. Peters
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident12/13/2011 - 9/16/2014
Alberto D. Poliarco 3/21/2006 - 6/13/2006
Santiago Rosas 4/20/2005 - 4/21/2005
Daniel L. Ross 11/19/2002 - 11/8/2006
Hedi L. Rudd
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Common Council or Citizen Member3/6/2012 - 7/15/2014
Victoria S. Selkowe 2/7/2006 - 7/15/2008
Narendra Sinha
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident8/7/2012 - 2/26/2014
Ann M. Smith 6/17/2003 - 8/25/2006
Brian L. Solomon 9/20/2005 - 4/16/2007
Brian L. Solomon 4/17/2007 - 4/15/2013
Desmond C. Steward 10/3/2006 - 2/26/2008
Lisa Subeck 7/20/2010 - 4/19/2011
Teresa Tellez-Giron 11/23/2004 - 10/16/2006
Vacancy
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident7/17/2012 - 5/6/2013
Vacancy
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident9/11/2013 - 1/6/2014
Vacancy
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident1/1/2014 - 3/3/2014
Vacancy
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident2/27/2014 - 5/5/2014
Vacancy
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident5/10/2014 - 9/1/2014
Vacancy
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Common Council or Citizen Member7/16/2014 - 9/15/2014
Kabzuag K. Vaj 9/3/2002 - 7/27/2005
Patricia A. Williams
appointed by Mayor/Council Confirms
Adult City Resident5/6/2014 - 8/15/2014
Lauren M. Woods 12/5/2006 - 2/5/2009
Bert G. Zipperer 5/2/1995 - 7/19/2011
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