Heather Hardinger appointed to the Mayor's Commission for Human Rights & Community Relations

Rosie is excited to announce the appointment of Heather Hardinger to the City of Springfield's Mayor's Commission for Human Rights & Community Relations.

Hardinger serves as the Programs and Communications Director for the Taney County Partnership where she works with a variety of community partners to effectively address the area's workforce development needs. Hardinger is active within the Springfield community and has served on the Board of Directors for the Council of Churches of the Ozarks and Safe to Sleep. Hardinger is active in a number of community organizations and programs including ROSIE, The Network for Springfield's Young Professionals, Ignite Branson, and more.

The Mayor's Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations is comprised of 13 citizens who are appointed by the Mayor and approved by City Council and who serve without compensation. The body works to foster mutual understanding and respect among all racial, religious and ethnic groups of the City and provides the community recourse for discriminatory acts. The commission investigates alleged incidents of discrimination and tries to mediate settlements between affected parties. Members of the commission are appointed by the Mayor for a term of three years.

Rachel Anderson