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Kittleman names new human rights administrator
Kittleman names new human rights administrator

The Rev. Dr. Barbara Sands, pastor of West Liberty United Methodist Church in Marriottsville, has been named the new head of Howard County's Office of Human Rights.  Sands replaces Dr. C. Vernon Gray, who served as human rights administrator for nearly eight years under former County Executive Ken Ulman. Her appointment comes as current Executive Allan Kittleman is working out a plan to reorganize the office, which monitors civil rights in the county and investigates complaints of discrimination. Shortly after taking office in December, Kittleman announced that he planned to restructure the office, as well as the Human Rights Commission, a citizen-led group that makes...