Vera is the Regional Director of both the Akron and Cleveland Regional offices of the State of Ohio, Ohio Civil Rights Commission (OCRC). She has worked for OCRC for approximately 15 years starting as an Investigator and was promoted to Supervisor prior to attaining her current position. OCRC is responsible for investigating complaints of unlawful discrimination in the areas of employment, housing, public accommodation, higher education and credit.
Vera is a native of the Cleveland area and is a graduate of Rocky River High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Chinese with a minor in Spanish from the Ohio State University. Currently, she is pursuing a Master of Arts in Labor Relations and Human Resources from Cleveland State University. Ms. Boggs is certified by the Human Resources Certification Institute as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). She is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and MotivAsians. In her spare time, she is a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children in Summit County and t-ball and softball coach.