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Commissioners' Meeting Agenda - May 19, 2023


Iowa Civil Rights Commission Agenda

Friday, May 19, 2023, at 1:15 p.m.

Grimes State Office Building, Room B50

400 E 14th St.

Des Moines, IA 50319

  1. Roll Call
  2. Recognition of Staff, Public, and Press
  3. Introduction of the ICRC’s new Executive Director, Kristen Stiffler
  4. Approval of Minutes from April 21, 2023, meeting

New Business

  1. Public Comment (oral or written)
  2. Election of officers,
  3. Discussion of commission meeting public comment decorum and adoption of commission rules
  4. Discussion of ICRC’s Red Tape Review pursuant to Executive Order 10 and opportunities and challenges to conducting substantive rule changes simultaneously
  5. Presentation by Monica Stone, Deputy Director of the Department of Human Rights

Standing Business

  1. Director’s Report
    1. DIAL Merger: Moving to the Hoover Building
    2. Staff and Commissioner Update 
      1. Jamila Flomo, CRS. CRS positions are now all filled
      2. Hiring 4 new interviewers to assist with non-housing investigations
    3. Federal contract update (Charles to provide)
  2. Case law and legislative update – Katie Fiala, Assistant Attorney General
    Commissioners’ Reports
  1. Commissioner Holly White
  2. Commissioner Marcelena Ordaz
  3. Commissioner Dennis Mandsager
  4. Commissioner Sam Kooiker
  5. Commissioner Don DeKock
  6. Commissioner Dr. Kit Ford
  7. Commissioner Daniel Kennedy
  1. Set Next Meeting
  2. Adjournment


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