Join the HRC

Current Vacancies

  1. The HRC is now seeking two candidates to serve on the Human Rights Commission (one as a regular member, and one as an alternate member). To apply, read the position information on this page, and submit your application (resume and a letter of interest are optional). Selected applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.

    • Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021
    • Apply online now (resume/letter will need to be in PDF format to upload)
    • Or, download the printable application: return it, along with your resume and letter, to Melissa Hisel/Human Rights Commission, Lafayette Public Library, 775 W. Baseline Road, Lafayette CO 80026.


Lafayette City Council created the Human Rights Commission (HRC) in 2016. The HRC is committed to evaluating Lafayette City government, programs and processes with an inclusive lens, with a goal of fostering equity, social justice and freedom from fear of persecution based on race, religious belief, country of origin, sexual or gender identity, physical ability or age.


  • The seven members serve three-year terms. There are two alternate positions.
  • Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7pm at the Lafayette Public Library.

Learn More

Contact Staff Liaison

For more information, contact Melissa Hisel, Library Director, (303-661-1168).

  1. Requirements & Duties

    • Resident of Lafayette for at least 12 months (prior to appointment)
    • Registered voter
    • Attend scheduled meetings
    • May be required to attend other meetings or volunteer at special events to promote work of the committee.
  1. About the Process

    The City of Lafayette posts candidate applications (with personal information redacted) online after the deadline for a position has passed. Full applications and supplemental documents (such as resumes) are available from the City Clerk according to the Colorado Open Records Act.
    View redacted applications for recently closed positions (as available)