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RESCHEDULED: Michigan Civil Rights Commission to Hold Special Meeting Monday, October 14 in Detroit

Lansing, MI—The Michigan Civil Rights Commission will hold a special meeting at 5 pm Monday, October 14, 2019 in Detroit to consider personnel issues and next steps in the search for an executive director.

The meeting will be held in Suite 3-600 of Cadillac Place, 3054 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202. Individuals attending will be given an opportunity for public comment.

The detailed agenda is below. The Board may, at its discretion, revise this agenda or take up any other issues as needed and time allows.

The meeting location is accessible. Paid parking is available nearby at meters and in ramps. If you plan to attend and need accommodations to do so, please contact Shawn Sanford at 313-456-3843 or

The Michigan Civil Rights Commission was created by the Michigan Constitution to safeguard constitutional and legal guarantees against discrimination.




Monday, October 14, 2019, 5:00 P.M.

Cadillac Place Building

3054 West Grand Boulevard, Suite 3-600

Detroit, MI 48202


I.        CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL – Chair Alma Wheeler Smith



IV.      Salary Adjustment for Deputy Director

V.       Consideration of Interim Director

VI.      Discussion of Search Process

  • Commission Committee with Human Resources Assist
  • Hire a firm
  • Hire an advisor

VII.     Search Committee Makeup

  • Volunteers for initial steps of winnowing resumes
  • Committee of the whole for final group of candidates

VIII.    Executive Director Search:

  • Job Description
  • Other Elements for Search (Questionnaire, etc.)
  • Set Salary Range                   

The Commission may, at its discretion, revise this agenda or take up any other issues as needed, as time allows.