Commission on Human Relations


Carlos Torres, Executive Director

Carlos Torres is the Executive Director of the City of Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations.  He brings over 10 years of professional experience working in the nonprofit sector, particularly in the area of public health working with marginalized individuals and communities.  His expertise include; advocacy, education, program design, implementation and evaluation.  He currently serves as the Secretary for the National Latino AIDS Action Network.  Carlos holds a graduate degree in Public Administration from the University of Arizona.

Sheron Clark Sheron D. Clark, Commission Representative

Sheron D. Clark has been employed by the Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations since February 1993 as a Commission Representative. In this position she investigates complaints of discrimination in the areas of employment, housing, public accommodations and civil rights. Ms Clark attended the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs where she obtained a Master of Public Administration.


  Leanne Davis, Commission Representative





Sarah Sarah Kinter, Commission Representative

Sarah D. Kinter has been employed as Commission Representative since June 2011. Ms. Kinter received her Masters of Public Administration degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and undergraduate degrees from Wilkes University in Political Science and International Studies. Ms. Kinter is a Commissioner of the City’s Youth Policy Commission, and serves as a Volunteer Income Tax Assistant (VITA) for the United Way during tax season. Ms. Kinter has co-authored research with a focus on urban affairs and development.

JillaneJillane McKinley, Commission Representative

Having over 30 years of experience with the City of Pittsburgh, Jillane McKinley began her employment with the City of Pittsburgh as a Municipal Court Magistrates Clerk, acting as a Bench Clerk for the City’s Traffic, Housing and City Court Magistrates.  Ms. McKinley transferred to the City's Finance Department where she worked as an investigator responsible for the overall office and field management of the City’s Amusement Tax, inclusive of investigating and auditing Amusement tax producers and for the collection and processing of Amusement Tax revenue in excess of eight million dollars per year. Ms. McKinley then moved to the Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations where she continued her City employment as a Commission Representative, with the primary duty of investigating civil rights complaints of discrimination alleged and filed by Complainants to ascertain whether or not federal, state and/or local laws have been violated. 


 Richard D. Rogow, Commission Representative

Richard D. Rogow, Esq. is an attorney with 25 years’ experience as an EEOC mediator with a focus on employment and civil rights’ disputes, family law conflicts, and construction disputes. Most recently, Mr. Rogow was Principal Director of the Pittsburgh Mediation Group, an affiliation of professional mediators, facilitators and trainers resolving conflict in areas of employment law, family law, and elder law. Mr. Rogow is an approved mediator for the US Federal Court, Western District of PA, the EEOC, the U.S. Postal Service, and the Transportation and Safety Administration; and is a certified Elder Care Mediator. Mr. Rogow received his B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh and his JD from Duquesne University School of Law.

Cheryl San MironCheryl San Miron, Clerical Specialist

Cheryl San Miron has been employed with the City of Pittsburgh since 1998, working in the Innovation & Performance Department (known then as City Information System), and the Department of Finance. In 2011, Ms. San Miron transferred to the Commission on Human Relations, where she functions as a Clerical Specialist. 


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Commission on Human Relations
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414 Grant Street Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2464
Phone: 412-255-2600 | Fax: 412-255-2288 | Email:

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