Vermont State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission of Civil Rights

Leslie A. Holman was first appointed to the Vermont State Advisory Committee in 2008, she was reappointed in 2011 and again in 2014.

Press Release: U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Appoints Vermont State Advisory Committee Members
By law, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has established an advisory committee in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The committees are composed of state citizens who serve without compensation. The committees advise the Commission of civil rights issues in their states that are within the Commission's jurisdiction. More specifically, they are authorized to advise the Commission on matters of their state's concern in the preparation of Commission reports to the President and the Congress; receive reports, suggestions, and recommendations from individuals, public officials, and representatives of public and private organizations to committee inquiries; forward advice and recommendations to the Commission, as requested; and observe any open hearing or conference conducted by the Commission in their states.

Briefing Published in 2009: “Racial Profiling in Vermont”