Troy’s revives Human Rights Commission

TROY — The first meeting of the revived Human Rights Commission was held on Wednesday at the Hobart Arena’s Bravo Room. The commission was sworn-in and introduced themselves. The commission elected Marvin Majors as chairman, Tre Hudson as vice-chairman, and Sharrie Brown, secretary.

The next meeting of the commission will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 23.

The mayor’s office received 129 applications for the commissioner has been inactive for several years.

The commission includes the following people: Jordan Atkins, eighth-grade football coach at Troy Junior High; Sharrie Brown, military veteran project manager at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base; Kane Feltner, college student; David Fong, director of Communications of Troy City Schools; Sonia Holycross, education and development Coordinator at Partners in Hope; Tre Hudson, employed at Evergreen Turf and Landscaping; Stephanie Johnson, Cookson Elementary School; Jon Keller, pastor at Troy Church of the Brethren; Caroline Kniceley, Miami County probation officer; Marvin Majors Sr., owner of a local IT business; Loretta Phillips, retired pre-school teacher; and council member at-large Todd Severt.