Phillip Tyler

President - Spokane County Chapter of the NAACP

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The 20th annual Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations Human Rights Banquet on Friday, April 28, 2017 will feature keynote speaker Phillip Tyler, president of the Spokane County Chapter of the NAACP. Tyler is known not only as a powerful advocate for promoting human and civil rights but also as an expert consultant in the skills for positive human relationships and inclusion. Tyler is the president of Wisdom in Words, a management consultant rm in communication skills and relationships.


Among his many life endeavors he is a certied trainer/resource partner; Training Unit Supervisor for the Spokane County Detention Services for the year 2012; Corrections Lieutenant for the Spokane County Sheri’s Oce, February 2011to June 2013; Corrections Sergeant for the Spokane County Sheri’s Oce, May 2005 to February 2011; and U. S. Air Force LE Specialist, June 1985 to June 1991. Among his many volunteer activities are serving as a Board member of the Spokane County Human Rights Task Force, prime time mentor in the schools of Spokane with students at risk for academic failure, and a member of Spokane City Mayor’s Advisory Council on Multi-Culture Aairs. The three major causes that guide his life’s work are civil rights and social action, economic empowerment and education. Banquet Theme: “The Importance of Treating All Persons with Respect and Dignity”

 2017 Banquet Form (click here)

The Banquet Will Feature:

   • Keynote Address

   • Presentations of Civil Rights Awards

   • Large Silent Auction

   • One Live Auction Item: A Signed Basketball by

      The 2016-2017 Gonzaga University Basketball Team!


Place and time: Friday, April 28, 2017 at the Best Western Plus Coeur d’Alene Inn,

                           506 Appleway - Reception at 5:00 PM and Dinner at 6:30 PM

All profits from the banquet ticket sales go to the Human Rights Education Institute (HREI) and four minority scholarships at NIC.


The funds from the auction go to the KCTFHR.