for Human Resources
is Assistant Commissioner for Human Resources at the New York City
Commission on Human Rights (CCHR). Mr. Basha administers all personnel
functions for the agency, including hiring of employees, supervising
staff, and drafting and distributing policy memos to agency employees.
In addition to his personnel duties, Mr. Basha directs the Commission's employment discrimination testing program, in which teams of testers apply for entry-level positions throughout the city in an effort to uncover discriminatory hiring practices. Also, Mr. Basha deals with discrimination concerns from members of the general public. Mr. Basha collaborates with other city agencies and works closely with the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioners on all agency matters.
Mr. Basha worked at the Kings County District Attorney's Office,
where he handled all administrative duties for the Major Narcotics
Investigations Bureau. In addition, he supervised the office's law
school interns and set up interviews for potential Assistant District
Attorneys. He also worked closely with the KCDA Graphics Department
to design pamphlets and posters to educate the community on issues
such as drug use, teen prostitution, and other illegal activity.
During his seven
years at KCDA, Mr. Basha set up and participated in numerous community
functions for the District Attorney, such as clergy meetings and
cultural programs. Following the events of 9/11, Mr. Basha counseled
young people regarding the pitfalls of racial profiling. His community
outreach efforts resulted in his being featured in the New York
Basha received his B.A. graduating Suma Cum Laude from Pace University.
Basha resides in Brooklyn.