Executive Director of the Community Relations Bureau
Alexander Korkhov was named Executive Director of the Community Relations Bureau at the New York City Commission on Human Rights in October 2006. His responsibilities include the development and implementation of the Commission’s community relations policies and programs to cultivate a mutual understanding and respect among the City’s many diverse communities.
Mr. Korkhov oversees the Commission’s five borough-based Community Service Centers and their outreach programs: Equal Access, School Program including Peer Mediation Training, Immigrant Employment Rights Education, and Mortgage Counseling and Predatory Loan Prevention.
Mr. Korkhov has been with the Commission for fourteen years. Most recently, he was the Co-Director of the Staten Island Community Service Center where he worked closely with the Island’s diverse communities. As part of that team, Mr. Korkhov was instrumental in bringing together the borough’s many ethnic groups to build a strong foundation of living and working together in harmony.
Prior to joining the Commission, Mr. Korkhov was appointed as an Academic Advisor at Long Island University where he began his career in public service. There, he assisted many students from different ethnic backgrounds by linking them to employment opportunities with Fortune 500 companies as well as City, State, and Federal agencies.
Mr. Korkhov graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor’s Degree. After moving to Staten Island, Mr. Korkhov continued his education, receiving a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Long Island University and a Masters Degree in Library Science from Queens College of the City University of New York.