Raymond Sexton, Executive Director

 Raymond Sexton has been employed with the Lexington Human Rights Commission since December of 1997. Raymond began his employment as an investigator, being responsible for the initiation and investigation of complaints regarding discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations. Since then, Raymond has served as Supervising Investigator and Compliance Director. Raymond has also received extensive training in the field of discrimination regarding fair housing enforcement and employment discrimination complaint investigations. Raymond is also a 2007 graduate of the National Fair Housing Training Academy. Raymond currently serves as Executive Director for the Commission, a position he has held since December of 2009. As Executive Director, Raymond is responsible of oversight of the Commissions operation, the supervision and training of staff, conducting workshops on discrimination issues, supervises the case management system and liaison with federal agencies regarding contract compliance. Raymond is a graduate of the University of Kentucky where he received a BA in English and minor in Communications.

Tami Reed, Senior Office Manager

Tami Reed has been employed with the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission since April of 1991. Tami began her employment as the Case Monitor and was soon promoted to the position of Office Manager. Tami has received housing investigator training through the US Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) and is a 2007 graduate of the National Fair Housing Training Academy. Tami currently serves as the Senior Office Manager, a position which combines the duties of Case Monitor and Office Manager. A long-time resident of Lexington, Tami graduated from Henry Clay High School and attended the University of Kentucky.

Astarre' Gudino, Community Relations Coordinator

Astarre' Gudino brings ten years of experience in sales, marketing, event planning, training, and administration to the LFUC-HRC. Mrs. Gudino is a native of Paducah, KY and relocated to Lexington in 2009. Her past experience includes insurance sales, B2B marketing, human resources, and college program coordination. She has a Bachelors of Science in Communications & Public Relations from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. Currently Mrs. Gudino serveson the Board of Directors for  LexArts and the Migrant Network Coalition, where she acts as a catalyst between human rights and all underserved populations in Lexington - Fayette County. Gudino also served on the Fayette County School Rezoning Committee for the last year. She holds certifications through Command Spanish, a job specific Spanish training company and Small Business Start-up trainer certifications through NxLevel. As the Community Relations Coordinator Gudino is responsible for public relations, newsletters, advertising, marketing, community meetings and training facilitation.

Marjorie Gonzalez, Bilingual Investigator II

Marjorie Gonzalez began her career as an Investigator at the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission in October of 2011. Ms. Gonzalez, who also serves as the bi-lingual (Spanish) liaison for the Commission, is originally from Boston, and moved to Lexington in 2008. Ms. Gonzalez is the primary Housing Investigator at the Commission and has earned two certifications in Investigator Training via the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) at the National Fair Housing Training Academy in Washington, D.C.   At the Commission, Ms. Gonzalez also investigates complaints in the areas of employment and public accommodations, conducts discrimination trainings and has been involved in several outreach activities for the Latino community in Fayette County.  Ms. Gonzalez serves as a member of the Equity Council for Fayette County Public Schools, has worked at the Ronald McDonald House Charities since 2012 and also serves as a respite volunteer at Hospice of the Bluegrass.  Marjorie is a graduate of Fisher College in Boston.  She is also a graduate of New Jersey City University in New Jersey where she earned her BA in Sociology, and minored in Early/Elementary Education, with a concentration on Urban Education.