Affiliate: Joe Bontke

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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC): The EEOC works to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. From briefcases to lunch-boxes, hardhats to hand-helds, we are a nation of workers facing opportunities unlike any other.  By promoting equality of opportunity and enforcing laws, prohibiting employment discrimination our efforts can help businesses work to make a strong and prosperous nation secured through a fair and inclusive workplace.

Brief Bio:  Joe Bontke

Joe Bontke was the outreach manager and ombudsman for the Houston District office of U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Joe worked in the field of Human Resources & Civil Rights for over 30 years and was experienced in employment law and adult education.  With a Bachelor's in Philosophy and a Masters in Education, he had been a Human Resources Director, a Training Coordinator for the Southwest ADA Center, was appointed as Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine and Chair of the Governors’ Committee for People with Disabilities. Using his entertaining style, Joe educated groups throughout the country. His work at the EEOC enabled him to empower employers and employees with the understanding they need to work effectively at their jobs.  Joe's philosophy of education is - that 90% is knowing where to find the information ... when you need it.