This Board encourages equality among all people by reviewing complaints filed under Hillsborough County's Human Rights Ordinance which promotes fair treatment and equal opportunity for people regardless of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, and gender identification or expression.
The membership of this board shall be appointed by the BOCC and shall be comprised of 13 members. This Board seeks to be diverse in its membership and representation by persons of all ages, races, religious beliefs, ethnic backgrounds, conditions of employment, and both genders is encouraged. In addition, there shall be on the Board at all times, a person with a disability or a person representing persons with disabilities.
Consideration for membership shall be given to representatives from the following fields:
- Retail Merchandising Management
- Industrial Management
- Real Estate Sales
- Property Leasing
- Mortgage Financing
- Law Enforcement
- Labor Council
Members shall serve three year terms.
Members may not be appointed to serve more than two full consecutive terms.
Financial disclosure required.
Hillsborough County Ordinance 00-37.
Monthly, 2nd Tuesday, Noon
26th Floor, County Center
601 E. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33602
Investigations / Equal Opportunity Administrator's Office
700 Twiggs St., Suite 800
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 272-6554
|Member||Position/Appointed By||Dates of Service|
|Mr. Ross Alander
|Ms. Starr Brookins
|Ms. Susan Cannon||Other Profession||02/01/2017 -
|Ms. Jeanette LaRussa Fenton||Other Profession||09/22/2021 -
|Ms. Sele Gordon||Other Profession||02/06/2019 -
|Ms. Monique Mavour||Person with Disability
|Mr. Matt Newton||Other Profession||02/06/2019 -
|Mr. Luis Pabon Gomez||Other Profession||02/21/2018 -
|Mr. Frank H. Roder||Person with Disability||02/21/2018 -
|Ms. Shannon Romine||Other Profession||02/06/2019 -
|Ms. Lizzie Shaw||Person with a Disability||04/07/2021 -
|Ms. Shoma Shelly||Other Profession||02/03/2021 -
|Mr. Avelino Vide||Property Leasing||10/21/2015 -