Angela Phelps-White Picked to Lead Ohio Civil Rights
Special to The Truth
After a rigorous search led by the Commissioners of the Ohio
Civil Rights Commission (OCRC), the Commission is proud to
announce that Angela Phelps-White of Blacklick will serve as
the state agency's new executive director. Phelps-White
fills the vacancy left following the retirement of former
Executive Director G. Michael Payton.
As executive director,
Phelps-White will oversee all agency business in the
Commission's five regional offices in Akron, Cleveland,
Columbus, Dayton and Toledo, the Cincinnati satellite
office, and the Central administrative office.
Commission Chairwoman Lori Barreras said, "We are excited to
bring Angela to the Commission and confident she will use
her talents, leadership skills, and experience to carry on
our agency's long tradition of dedication, integrity,
respect, teamwork, and public service."
and personal achievements demonstrate a commitment to public
service and upholding the rule of law. She has broad
experience in the public sector, including nearly seven
years with the State Employment Relations Board, seven years
at the Ohio Attorney General's Office, and 13 years as a
magistrate with the Franklin County Common Pleas Court.
Phelps-White also served as a judge for the Franklin County
Common Pleas Court.
Phelps-White earned both her
Bachelor of Science in Political Science and her Juris
Doctorate from the University of Dayton. She has served on
many boards and commissions, including Jack and Jill of
America - Columbus Chapter, Amethyst, Inc., Kids Voting, and
the League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Columbus. She has
received numerous accolades and awards, including the
Editor's Choice Award from the National Library of Poetry,
Member of the Year Award from the League of Women Voters of
Metropolitan Columbus, and Black Women of Courage honors.
Phelps-White's first day was
March 16. The OCRC Commissioners and staff are enthusiastic
about her transition and the next chapter in the
Commission's long history.
For more information, please
visit crc.ohio.gov or contact Mary Turocy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Ohio Civil Rights
The Ohio Civil Rights
Commission (OCRC) receives and investigates charges of
discrimination in employment, housing, places of public
accommodation, credit, and higher education on the basis of
race, color, sex, age, ancestry, religion, national origin,
disability, military status, and families with children.
For more information about OCRC please visit our web site
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