Paul Lessick oversees, facilitates and supports Extension and CABNR efforts to ensure equal opportunity for all patients regardless of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status.
He is responsible for coordinating and monitoring compliance with federal Civil Rights requirements, including Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act. As part of those efforts, the Coordinator oversees prevention efforts to avoid civil rights violations, implementing discrimination complaint procedures and investigating allegations of discrimination. Paul also overseeing all fingerprinting for volunteers and new hires as well as shooting sports compliance and policies.
Other areas of his position include diversity and Civil Rights trainings, reporting and documentation, develop recruitment plans and polices, compliance and special projects. He is actively involved in many diversity groups across the state and attends various events and seminars with an interest in promoting Cooperative and CABNR.