Human Relations Commission


  • 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Fourth Thursday of each month, except July and August
  • In person
    220 S. Main St.
    Bel Air, MD 21014
  • Via Zoom - Link is provided on the agenda

Agendas & minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members of the Human Relations Commission are appointed by the county executive for terms that coincide with his and appointments are confirmed by the council. Members of the commission are selected to represent all segments of the county population.


* All terms expire December 7, 2026
  • Wendell G. Baxter Jr., Chair
    District B
  • Jessica Fessler
    District C
  • Joshua Gehman
    District A
  • Cordell Hunter
    District F
  • Maravi Melendez-Davis
    District F
  • Patrick Mullin
    District E
  • Emilio Negron
    District A
  • Kimberly Newton
    District D
  • Saumil Pandya
    District B
  • Christina R. Presberry
    District C
  • Ann Marie Profili
    District B
  • Jansen Robinson
    District A
  • Cynthia Sconion
    District F
  • Melynda Valez
    District B
  • Laura Suhail
    Youth commissioner
  • Community Services Staff


The Harford County Human Relations Commission brings equality, equity and harmony to its citizens by understanding and addressing equity and equality issues and concerns of Harford County citizens, and increasing awareness of opportunities to work within the framework of County government.

The commission is made up of 14 volunteer citizens of voting age and one youth member, age 16-18 years old appointed by the County Executive and represent all segments of the County's population. The county executive or the council may refer to the commission for review and recommendation, any matters related to the commission’s functions and duties.

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