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Minnesota Department of Human Rights

Commissioner - Rebecca Lucero

Deputy Commissioner - Irina Vaynerman

Executive Assistant for the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner - Tessa Lara

Assistant Commissioner - Scott Beutel

Civic Engagement Director - Audel Shokohzadeh

General Counsel - Nick Pladson 

Government Relations Director - Eric Armacanqui

Communications Director - Taylor Putz

Office of Equity and Inclusion for Minnesota Businesses Supervisor - Salima Khakoo

Administrative Services Supervisor - Tristy Auger

General Inquiries

Media Inquires - Taylor Putz

If you are emailing the department about filing a charge of discrimination and do not receive a reply within five business days, please contact us by phone at 651.539.1100 (MN Relay 711 or 1.800.627.3529) or Toll Free at 1.800.657.3704. 

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