Human Relations Commission


  • Noon
  • 3rd Monday of each month/ 4th Monday in January, February and June
  • City Hall
    Lower Level
    57 N Liberty Street
    Cumberland, MD 21502

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Agendas and Minutes

Member Term Begins Term Ends
Michele Walker January 1, 2022 January 1, 2025
Patricia Painter January 1, 2022 January 1, 2025
Renee Kniseley February 19, 2022 February 01, 2025
Keira Schilling February 21, 2023 February 21, 2026
Deanna Clark February 19, 2022 February 01, 2025
Cindi Bolyard November 15, 2022 November 15, 2025
Annette Riggleman April 01, 2021 April 01, 2024

City Representatives

  • Lee Borror Senior Community Development Specialist/Cumberland Human Relations Commission liaison
  • Eugene Frazier, Council Representative, Non-voting member


Human Relations Commission is a 7-member commission. The commission is responsible for promoting ways by which people in the community learn to get along and to safeguard equal opportunity for all . This involves:
  • Adopting and implementing a comprehensive education outreach and action plan
  • Receiving complaints involving housing discrimination
  • Adopting rules and regulations that allow the commission to carry out its assigned functions
  • Cooperating with federal and state agencies having similar functions
  • Providing information sharing, staff training, community education, mediation, cultural literacy

Our Vision

A city free of any unlawful discrimination.