Human Relations Committee


The Human Relations Committee provides resources and programming on community issues to assist under-represented populations; advocates for the rights and values of the community through the protection of human and civil rights; listens to community comments related to discrimination, harassment, vandalism involving a hate crime, and intimidation; and reviews internal public organizational processes, procedures, and facilities to make recommendations for improvements.


  • When: Third Wednesday of each month
  • Where: Village Hall, 4800 W Green Brook Drive Brown Deer, WI 53223


  • Jeff Woods, Village Trustee
  • Charles Greer (appointed 2023)
  • Marylou Parthum (appointed 2023)
  • Anya Gordon (appointed 2023)
  • Laura Neu (appointed 2023)
  • Adrienne Ridgeway (appointed 2023)
  • Trina Jackson (appointed 2023)

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Contact Information

Do you have a question about the board? Reach out to staff liaison and Village Clerk Caren Brustmann at 414-371-3050 or email

How to Join the Board

Are you interested in joining this board? Fill out the online application to apply. Appointments occur in April/May after the spring election or on an as-needed basis. If you have questions about the role of a board member, please reach out to the staff liaison listed above for more information.