Civil Rights Commission


The Civil Rights Commission exists to protect the civil rights of all the persons of Council Bluffs.  The commission receives and investigates complaints of discrimination in the areas of employment, housing, public accommodation, education, and credit.  The commission is dedicated to safeguarding the civil rights of all, through education to prevent and eliminate discrimination because of the following basis: age; color; creed; familial status; gender identity; marital status; mental disability; national origin; physical disability; race; religion; retaliation; sex; or sexual orientation.


  • 4:30 p.m.
  • Typically on the second Monday of every other month (January, March, May, July, September and November)
  • City Hall, 209 Pearl Street - 3rd Floor Conference Room


Name Appointed Reappointed Expires
Mark Alba

01/27/2003 08/01/2005
07/25/2005 08/01/2008
07/28/2008 08/01/2011
09/26/2011 08/01/2014
07/28/2014 08/01/2017
Tori Christie
    07/28/2008 08/01/2011
    09/26/2011 08/01/2014
    07/28/2014 08/01/2017
Denise Carle 10/13/2008   08/01/2010
    07/12/2010 08/01/2013
    07/22/2013 08/01/2016
    07/25/2016 08/01/2019
Linda Rhatigan 08/24/2009   08/01/2012
    08/13/2012 08/01/2015
    07/27/2015 08/01/2018
Doug Irwin 01/09/2012   08/01/2013
    07/22/2013 08/01/2016
    07/25/2016 08/01/2019
Troy Fienhold-Haasis 06/09/2014   08/01/2017
Aili Filippi-Johns 06/23/2014   08/01/2017
Dr Gina Schochenmaier 09/28/2015   08/01/2018
1 Vacant Position      

Complaint Forms




Brief Outline of Discrimination Complaint Process 
Complaint Instructions

Click below to download the forms that need to be completed and turned in to file your claim:
Contact Information Sheet
Authorization Release
Complaint Form


Breve Esbozo del Procedimiento (Espanol)
Instrucciones de Quejas

Haga clic a continuación para descargar los formularios que deben ser completados y entregados a presentar su reclamo:
Informacion de Contacto 
Forma de Autorizacion 
Forma para la queja de Discriminacion