Dietrich-Hall appointed to advisory committee

Published 3:14 pm Tuesday, July 26, 2016

WASHINGTON — Farmville and Charlotte business owner and Cullen resident Vellie S. Dietrich-Hall has been appointed to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ Virginia State Advisory Committee.

According to a press release, “State advisory committees produce reports and recommendations concerning statewide or local civil rights issues, including justice, voting, discrimination, housing and education. Congress mandates the appointment of members to state advisory committees in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Appointees to the federal State Advisory Committees serve four-year terms and are unremunerated.”

Dietrich-Hall owns Vellie’s Boutique on North Main Street in downtown Farmville.

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is an independent, bipartisan agency charged with advising the president and Congress on civil rights matters.