Community LGBTQ Liaisons

 

520 3rd Street, Suite 230
Brookings, SD 57006

Brookings, SD 57006

(605) 692-6281


As the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) liaison for the City of Brookings, the Human Rights Commission shall be responsible for:
  • Improving the quality of life for LGBTQ through enhancing the knowledge base of entities in the community
  • Serve as a community-based advocacy group for LGBTQ
  • Investigate alleged LGBTQ discrimination
  • Study the existence, character, causes and extent of LGBTQ discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations, property rights, education and public services
  • Advise and provide a forum for LGBTQ subjected to unfair and discriminatory practices
  • Advise City officials concerning issues of discrimination
  • Conduct educational programs and disseminate information to further the commission’s policy to eliminate discrimination in the City.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Heaton, Chief Timothy LGBTQ Liaison (605) 688-5117  
Novotny, Lawrence Human Rights Commission (605) 691-9129