The Human Rights Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor to serve in a non-salaried position assisting the Commissioner and Chair, Patricia L. Gatling, in addressing issues of discrimination.
Reverend Dr. Calvin O. Butts III
Pastor of the Abyssinian Baptist Church, one of the founders of the Abyssinian Development Corporation and President of the State University of New York College at Old Westbury.
Esq., Executive Director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.
Dr. Eda F. Harris-Hastick
ACSW, Ed.D., Tenured Associate Professor of Social Work at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York and a licensed clinical social worker.
Dr. Edison O. Jackson
President of Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn.
Rabbi Haskel Lookstein
Rabbi of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun and Principal of the Ramaz School.
President of the Tiger Baron Foundation.
Esq., Director and Associate General Counsel of the international bank, ABN AMRO Incorporated.
Omar T. Mohammedi
Esq., Private attorney specializing in employment discrimination and corporate and real estate transactions.
Derek Bryson Park
Ph.D., Investment banker; Vice-Chair of the NYC Industrial Development Agency; Chair of the NYC Capital Resource Corporation; and Anglican Priest-in-Charge of a Brooklyn parish.
Rabbi Joseph Potasnik
Executive Vice President of the NY Board of Rabbis, Senior Rabbi at Congregation Mt. Sinai in Brooklyn Heights, author, and radio personality and commentator.
Senior Vice President of Corporate Responsibility for Time Warner Inc.