Joe Bontke

Outreach and Training Coordinator
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Houston District


Joe Bontke is the Outreach & Training Coordinator for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Houston District. He has been in the field of Human Resources & Civil Rights for the past 28 years and has experience in employment law and adult education. With a Bachelor's in Philosophy and a Master’s in Education, he has been a Human Resources Director, a Training Coordinator for the American Disabilities Act (ADA) Technical Assistance Center for Federal Region VI, 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 has educated groups throughout the country his philosophy of education is -"that 90% is knowing where to find the information ... when you need it".