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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Holiday Commission

The Howard County Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission was established by order of the Howard County Executive to “…encourage and coordinate appropriate ceremonies and activities honoring Martin Luther King, Jr...”

The thirteen-member Commission meets one evening a month, Office of Human Rights, 6751 Columbia Gateway Dr., Columbia, MD, at which time, plans for the annual commemoration of Dr. King's birthday are made.

County residents are continually sought to fill Commission vacancies, as well as fill positions on various subcommittees. Commissioners are appointed by the County Executive to serve an initial term of two years.

Persons interested in serving on the Commission should contact the Office of Human Rights, (410) 313-6430.

 

MLK COMMISSION MEMBERS  

Laura Bennett, Vice Chair 
Term expires: 2/2015

Dawn Bruton, Chair 
Term expires: 2/2014

Susie Carter
Term expires: 2/2014

Lynda Earle
Term expires: 2/2015

Jetheda Hernandez
Term expires: 2/2015

Thelma Holliday
Term expires: 2/2015

April Jones
Term expires: 2/2015

Elexis Lawson
Term expires: 2/2015

Amanda Llorens
Term expires: 2/2015

Marla Stahl, Secretary 
Term expires: 2/2015

Rhonda Thomas
Term expires: 2/2014

Norris P. West
Term expires: 2/2015 


Student Commissioner  

Ona Ichoku
Term expires: 5/2014