Human Relations Advisory Committee


  • 5:30 p.m.
  • 2nd Monday of each month
  • Council Chambers
    City Hall
    911 N 7th Avenue

About the Committee

The Human Relations Advisory Committee was reactivated December 6, 1984 by Ordinance 2142, and amended in 1995. The members of the committee serve 4-year terms. Membership is open to anyone living in the Greater Pocatello area.

The mission of the City of Pocatello Human Relations Advisory Committee is to advocate human and civil rights for all residents; facilitate the prevention and elimination of discrimination; and promote harmony by fostering peaceful relationships to ensure all people are regarded and treated with dignity and respect.


To apply for an advisory committee vacancy please fill out and submit an Advisory Committee Application. For additional questions send us an email.

Annual Human Rights Award Winner

  • 2021 - Stephanie Morrison and Zonta Club of Pocatello
  • 2020 - Atari Callen and Jamar Brown
  • 2019 - Jason Byrd and Portneuf Valley Interfaith Fellowship
  • 2018 - Betty Moore
  • 2017 - Honorable Rick Carnaroli
  • 2016 - Jennifer Seaich
  • 2015 - Billie Johnson
  • 2014 - Roger J. Bray and Roger W. Chase
  • 2013 - John Purce
  • 2012 - Edgar Malepeai
  • 2011 - Bonnie Frantz and 2Great4Hate
  • 2008 - James Yizar
  • 2007 - Clayton Diggie
  • 2006 - Farhana Hibbert

Human Relations Hotline

If you feel like you have been discriminated against and would like help from the committee please call the Human Relations Hotline at 208-239-6985.

To report a grievance or concern or to schedule a proposal presentation, citizens should contact the Human Relations Advisory Committee staff contact at 208.234.6171.


Current Vacancies
Application Deadline
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