Commission Overview

About the Commission

The Mayor of San Francisco is authorized to appoint up to eleven Commissioners to help develop policy at the HRC and serve as the liaison between HRC and the community, the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors. HRC’s Commission members represent diverse interests in the community and are able to leverage both their professional and personal backgrounds to better address a wide range of issues affecting human rights


Commission Bylaws

Commission Secretary

For information about Human Rights Commission meetings or for an agenda packet prior to a meeting, please contact the front desk at (415) 252-2500.  Commission meeting agendas and other information are also available through the "MEETINGS" and "Commission" tabs on our homepage.


How to Apply to Serve on the Commission

Interested persons may obtain an application from the Board of Supervisors website at or from the Rules Committee Clerk, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689. Completed applications should be submitted to the Clerk of the Board. All applicants must be residents of San Francisco, unless otherwise stated.