Diversity Action Committee Members 2021 - 2022


DAC is comprised of faculty, staff, and student representatives. DAC Members are listed below with explanation on the election process for that designation of members.

LEADERSHIP

The Faculty Council in collaboration with the Associate Dean of ODEI will appoint the Chair and Vice Chair, on a one year term, from the pool of elected, eligible committee members.

Bernadette Poerio, Chair Jamie Jirout, Vice-Chair

ELECTED FACULTY

The Faculty Council will elect six faculty members. There will be a representative from each of the four departments, track or non-track, associate or full professor rank and two from the assistant rank, track or non-track, any department. 

Julia Blodgett Juan Garibay
Michael Higgins Youjia Hua
Anne Jewett Jamie Jirout
Vivian Wong  

ELECTED STAFF

The Office of DEI will coordinate the annual nomination process and online election of four staff members.

Jessica Livingston Bernadette Poerio
Melissa Smith  Margaret Tamayo

ELECTED STUDENTS

The Office of DEI and the Student Council will assist with recruiting and appointing four student representatives (two undergraduate and two graduate students).

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EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS

Ex-officio members of the committee shall be the Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the Programs Manager for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion.

      Robert Berry          Catalina Piatt-Esguerra

VOLUNTEER MEMBERS

DAC values the participation of volunteer members from staff, faculty, and students. Please inform the DAC Chair of your interest to be included in the meeting invitations.

Kelly Bloem Dewey Cornell 
Alicia Cowan-Brown Diane Hoffman
Miriam Rushfinn Ellie Wilson
Caroline Webster