Human Relations Commission

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
North Carolina Human Relations Commission
Office of Administrative Hearings
Governor Appointments 
Total Board Positions 
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 7A-761
Term Length 
4 Years (2 consecutive terms)
The commission advocates, enforces and promotes equality of opportunity in the areas of housing, fair employment practices, public accommodations, education, justice and governmental services. The commission has 22 members, each serving a four-year term. The governor appoints 18 members. ** At least one member from each congressional district.

Current Members

Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Kennis Earl Wilkins 7/1/20226/30/2026LimitedRep. Of 1st Congressional District
Linda Jackson Barnes 2/4/20216/30/2024LimitedRep. Of 10th Congressional District
Zakiya Bell Rogers 2/4/20216/30/2026LimitedRep. Of 11th Congressional District
Amelia Stinson-Wesley 11/4/20216/30/2025LimitedRep. of 12th Congressional District
Sonia M. Barnes 4/10/20236/30/2025LimitedRep. of 13th Congressional District
Elizabeth T. Trosch 8/30/20236/30/2027LimitedAt-Large
Howard J. Morgan 2/4/20216/30/2027LimitedAt-Large
Lauren Haigler Henderson 6/4/20206/30/2025LimitedAt-Large
Administrative Judge Angelo Arnaldo Mathay11/14/20186/30/2025LimitedAt-Large
Nicholas Kehoe Byrne 9/4/20196/30/2027LimitedAt-Large
Paul Andrew Norman 2/9/20186/30/2025LimitedRep. of 2nd Congressional District
Jameesha Harris 3/4/20196/30/2026LimitedRep. Of 3rd Congressional District
Sharon Lee Williams 2/21/20236/30/2025LimitedRep. of 4th Congressional District
Pierre J. Crawford 10/18/20216/30/2025LimitedRep. of 5th Congressional District
Edith Chance 3/5/20186/30/2025LimitedRep. Of 6th Congressional District
Cedric A. Dickerson 10/20/20216/30/2025LimitedRep. of 7th Congressional District
Sheila M. Cuffee 2/4/20216/30/2024LimitedRep. of 8th Congressional District
Terzell Vonta Leach 11/7/20196/30/2023LimitedRep. Of 9th Congressional District

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