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Led by Executive Director Chad Dion Lassiter, MSW, the PHRC consists of 87 staff members, three region offices, and an annual budget of $12 million.


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​Executive Director Chad Dion Lassiter, MSW

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Special Assistant to Executive Director Zulay Rojas

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​Chief Counsel Meredith Millard, Esq.

​Deputy Chief Counsel Morgan Williams, Esq. 

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​Hearing Examiner Darlene Hemerka, Esq.

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​Hearing Examiner Tamara Shehadeh-Cope, Esq.

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​Director of Enforcement Adrian Garcia

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​Director of Policy, Intergovernmental Affairs & Mediation Ashley N. Walkowiak

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​Director of Education Desireé Chang, M.S.

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​Director of Fair Housing and Commercial Property Caroline Eister

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​Director of Human Resources Lauren Curtis Daman

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​Civil Rights Outreach Coordinator Supervisor Sheryl Meck, MS​​​​

Harrisburg Regional Office Director Heather Roth

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​Pittsburgh Regional Office ​Director Dr. La Dawn Robinson​

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Philadelphia Regional Office Director Robert Lindsey

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​​Director of Communications Amanda Brothman

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