Staff Directory

​​William Donald Schaefer Tower
6 Saint Paul Street, Suite 900
Baltimore, MD 21202-1631

Main: 410.767.8600
Toll free: 1.800.637.6247
Maryland Relay 7-1-1
Fax: 410.333.1841
Office hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm​​

Alvin O. Gillard​Executive Director, 410.767.8585
Cleveland L. Horton II, Deputy Director, 410.767.8591
Glendora HughesGeneral Counsel, 410.767.8572
TBDDirector of Education & Outreach, 410.767.7656​ ​
​Martine Chery, Assistant Director for Administration
Gerald Ford​​, Executive Associate, 410.767.8576​

Stephanie Suerth, MPA, CCEP, Chairperson
Janssen E. Evelyn, Esq.Vice Chairperson​
Diane E. Bernier
, Commissioner

Eileen M. Levitt, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Commissioner
Rabbi Binyamin Marwick, Commissioner
Magdalena S. Navarro, MSc, Commissioner
Isabella Firth Shycoff​Commissioner
Jeff Rosen
, Commissioner
Gina McKnight-Smith, PharmD, MBA, Commissioner​

Glendora HughesGeneral Counsel 
Terrence ArtisAssistant General Counsel
Jaya N. Underwood​, Paralegal

Brittany Thomas​,​ Administrative Specialist II​
Martine Chery, Assistant Director for Administration
Kim Williams, Administrative Specialist II​​

TBD, Director of Education & Outreach, 410.767.7656
Dia Drake-Sprague​, Education & Outreach Associate, 410.767.8602
Ngeri Azuewah​, Education & Outreach Associate, 410.767.8560

Cleveland L. Horton IIDeputy Director, 410.767.8591
Awilda PenaUnit Supervisor, 410.767.8563
Octavia BrowningCivil Rights Officer, 410.767.8568​ 
Phillip WikesCivil Rights Officer, 410.767.8562
Aneika PeoplesCivil Rights Officer410.767.8594
Gabriela Cortez​, Office Secretary410.767.8050​


Cleveland L. Horton IIDeputy Director, 410.767.8591
Cecelia M. Assam, ​Unit Supervisor, 410.767.8573
Tovie Campbell, ​Civil Rights Officer, 410.767.6547​
Tarik Donaldson, ​Civil Rights Officer, 410.767.8312
Merissa Mirani,​ Civil Rights Officer. 410.767.8609
Louis Dukes,​ Civil Rights Officer, 410.767.6626
Derek Tucker, Civil Rights Officer, 410.767.8514
Gwendolyn Mason Melton​Civil Rights Officer, 410.767.8587

Cleveland L. Horton IIDeputy Director, 410.767.8591​
Maria AndrewsUnit Supervisor, 410.767.8577​
Ryan Murray, ​Civil Rights Officer, 410.767.8611​
LaVonne Oliver, ​Civil Rights Officer, 410.767.8311
Sade SandersCivil Rights Officer, 410.767.8603​
Christopher McKnight, Civil Rights Officer, 410.767-8498​
Jalisa Hunter, Civil Rights Officer, 410.767.8608​​

Cleveland L. Horton IIDeputy Director, 410.767.8591​
Alesha BellUnit Supervisor, 410.767.8561
Rafiel BowenCivil Rights Officer, 410.767.8597
Chris ErreraCivil Rights​ Officer, 410.767.1404​
Jessica Haskins​, ​Civil Rights Officer, 410.767.8605
Skylar ArcherCivil Rights Officer, 410.767.7329
Paul Dismukes, Civil Rights Officer, 410.767.6459
Gary MonroeCivil Rights Officer, 410.767.8578​

​​Contacting the Commission

MCCR can be contacted in several ​ways:

By Mail

6 Saint Paul Street, Suite 900
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-1631

By Telephone
410.767.8600 (Español-marque el 2)
Maryland Relay 7-1-1

By Fax

By Email

MPIA Requests

To file a Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA) request, please address correspondence to:

Gerald T. Ford
Maryland Commission on Civil Rights
6 Saint Paul Street, Suite 900
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-1631

With your MPIA request, please include a charge number (EEOC/HUD/MCCR) and a copy of a bill of complaint filed with a court of jurisdiction.
Fees are 25 cents per copied page plus postage (if mailed). Invoices will be mailed and must be paid in full before the file will be released to the requesting party.


MCCR undertakes every effort to make all of our documents and services available and accessible to the public. For example, Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) services are available upon request for those with limited English proficiency or that are deaf or hard of hearing. MCCR will also assist with securing an interpreter free of charge if requested in advance of an appointment. MCCR offices are accessible to those with mobility limitations. We welcome your request for an accommodation when utilizing MCCR's services.
If you have a recommendation, inquiry, or feedback regarding how MCCR can be more accessible, please contact MCCR at 410.767.8600 or

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