MODESTO, CA – Each year the Stanislaus County Equal Rights Commission recognizes one or more Stanislaus County employees for their outstanding commitment or achievement in furthering the County’s Equal Rights Program. The Commission met on August 21, 2013 to consider nominees for the 2013 Dale Butler Equal Rights Award and voted to accept the nominations of Dr. John Walker, Public Health Officer with the Health Services Agency; Carol Shipley, Assistant District Attorney with the District Attorney’s Office; and, David Jones, Senior Management Consultant with the Chief Executive Office.
The Stanislaus County Equal Rights Commission will recognize Dr. Walker, Ms. Shipley and Mr. Jones for their outstanding achievements in promoting equal rights for the residents of Stanislaus County. The ceremony will take place in the Board Chambers located at 1010 10th Street on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 3:30 p.m.
The County’s Equal Rights Commission is a community-based body that is appointed by the Board of Supervisors. It serves as a resource to the Board of Supervisors and County staff for equal rights improvements in County service. The commission holds public meetings the third Wednesday of every other month at 3:30 p.m. The next meeting will be held on December 18, 2013. The commission is currently comprised of Leslie Beggs, Dionicio D. Cruz, Pamela Cullors, Carmen Morad, Leng Power, Jeremiah Williams, and Sofia Schultz.