Diversity and Inclusion Initiative Steering Committee

Chair

Adela de la Torre, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity, Distinguished Professor of Chicana/o Studies

Faculty

David Acosta, Associate Vice Chancellor for Office of Diversity and Community Engagement
Linda Bisson, Associate Director, ADVANCE; Professor of Viticulture and Enology
Adela de la Torre, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity, Professor of Chicana/o Studies
Suad Joseph, Faculty Adviser to the Chancellor; Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies
Brian Osserman, 2015–2016 Chair, Academic Senate Affirmative Action Committee; Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics
Karen McDonald, Director, ADVANCE; Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Sally McKee, 2014–2015 Chair, Academic Senate Affirmative Action Committee; Professor, Department of History
Laura Van Winkle, 2014–2015 Chair, Academic Federation; Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine; Associate Research Cell Biologist, Center for Health and the Environment, John Muir Institute of the Environment

Staff

Josh Hori, Assistive Technology Analyst
Karen Nikos-Rose, Associate Director, Office of Strategic Communications, News and Media Relations
Emily Prieto-Tseregounis, Chief of Staff and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity
Rahim Reed, Associate Executive Vice Chancellor for Campus Community Relations
Rich Shintaku, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Campus Diversity

Students

(2015-2016) Angel Hinzo, Graduate Student Assistant to Dean and Chancellor
(2015-2016) Ralph Washington Jr , 2015–2016 President, Graduate Student Assembly; Ph D Student, Department of Entomology and Nematology
(2015-2016) Mariah Kala Watson, 2015–2016 President, ASUCD
(2016-2017) Sara Garcia, Graduate Student Representative
(2016-2017) Sam Alavi, Undergraduate Student Representative

Ex-officio

Susan Park, Program Director, Ombuds Office (served 2014-2016)

Diversity and Inclusion Initiative Staff

Avaeta Ahluwalia, Executive Analyst
Elizabeth H. Bishay, Director of Development, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity
Laura Cerruti, Analyst
Brittany Derieg, Assistant Director of Reporting, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity
Dillon Hanna, Undergraduate Student Assistant
Thomas O’Donnell, Graduate Student Researcher; PhD Candidate, Department of History

Undergraduate Student Working Group

Chair

Mariah Kala Watson, 2015–2016 President, ASUCD

Co-Chairs

Sheri Atkinson, Executive Director, Community Resource and Retention Centers
Daniela de la Cruz Alvarez, Student Assistant to the Chancellor

Students

Members of the Student Council on Campus Climate

Graduate and Professional Student and Postdoc Working Group

Chair

Ralph Washington Jr , 2015–2016 President, Graduate Student Assembly; Ph D Student, Department of Entomology and Nematology

Co-Chairs

Josephine Moreno, Graduate Diversity Officer of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS), Graduate Studies
Angel Hinzo, Graduate Student Assistant to Dean and Chancellor
Amandeep Kaur, Chancellor’s Science Fellow
Thomas O’Donnell, Graduate Student Researcher, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative; Ph D Candidate, Department of History

Academic Senate Working Group

Chair

Sally McKee, 2014–2015 Chair, Academic Senate Affirmative Action Committee; Professor, Department of History

Co-Chair

Sean Owens, Associate Dean, School of Veterinary Medicine

Faculty

Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Binnie Singh, Assistant Vice Provost, Academic Affairs

Staff

Sheila O’Rourke, Associate Campus Counsel/Special Adviser to the Vice Provost

Students

Jakeem Lewis, Ph D Candidate, Human Development
Myrtie Williams, Graduate Student Researcher, Cultural Studies

Academic Federation Working Group

Chair

Laura Van Winkle, 2014–2015 Chair, Academic Federation; Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine; Associate Research Cell Biologist, Center for Health and the Environment, John Muir Institute of the Environment

Co-Chair

Erum A Syed, Chief Administrative Officer, Green Cluster: Department of Anthropology, Department of Sociology, Program in Middle East/South Asian Studies.

Faculty

Kupiri Ackerman-Barger, Assistant Adjunct Professor, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing; Member, Vice Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on UGMBS Faculty Affairs
Julie Freischlag, Vice Chancellor and Dean, Human Health Sciences and School of Medicine

Staff

Denneal Jamison-McClung, UC Davis ADVANCE Program Coordinator, Associate Director of UC Davis Biotechnology Program, Director of BioTech SYSTEM

Staff Working Group

Chair

Rich Shintaku, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Campus Diversity

Co-Chair

Dianne Gregory, Analyst for the Physician Advocate Program, Health Information Management, University of Davis Health

Faculty

Ellen Bonnell, Academic Administrator, Nutrition
Felix Wu, Professor, Computer Science and Associate Dean, College of Engineering

Staff

JP Eres III, Manager, Volunteer Services, University of Davis Health
Andrea Gaytan, Director, AB540 and Undocumented Student Center
Stephanie Hartfield, Executive Project Analyst, Housing and Chair, Staff Diversity Administrative Advisory Committee
Darolyn Striley, Student Affairs Officer, Voorhies Administrative Unit and Chair-Elect, Davis Staff Assembly
Mikael Villalobos, Associate Chief Diversity Officer, Campus Community Relations

Students

Elizabeth Anne Boylan, Graduate Student Researcher, LGBTQIA Resource Center
Joanna Katarzyna Jaroszewska, Cross Cultural Center

Regional Stakeholder Working Groups

Yolo County / Cities of Davis and Woodland Chair

Suad Joseph, Faculty Adviser to the Chancellor; Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies

Co-Chairs

Rahim Reed, Associate Executive Vice Chancellor for Campus Community Relations
David Acosta, Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Community Engagement, Health Sciences Clinical Professor

Faculty

Adela de la Torre, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity; Distinguished Professor of Chicana/o Studies
Richard Kravitz, Director, UC Center Sacramento
Harold Levine, Dean, School of Education
Jeff Loux, Associate Dean, Center for Professional Studies, UC Davis Extension
George (Ron) Mangun, Professor, Center for Mind and Brain
Paul McNeil, Dean, UC Davis Extension
Jann Murray-Garcia, Professor, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing
Madhavi Sunder, Professor, School of Law
Carolyn Thomas, Vice Provost and Dean, Undergraduate Education

Staff

Lisa Brodkey, Director of the Harassment and Discrimination Assistance Prevention Program (HDAPP) and Sexual Harassment Officer
Matthew Carmichael, Chief of Police, UC Davis Police Department
Marjorie Dickinson, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Government and Community Relations
Nathan Ellstrand, Office Coordinator, Cross Cultural Center; Co-Chair, City of Davis Human Relations Committee
Karl Engelbach, Chief of Staff, Chancellor and Provosts Office
Jennifer Garcia, UC Davis Police Department
Joe Krovoza, Senior Director of Development and External Relations, Institute of Transportation Studies
Milt Lang, Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Life, Campus Community and Retention Services, Division of Student Affairs
Tammy McNiff, Director Regional Community Engagement, Chancellor and Provosts Office
Greg Murphy, UC Davis Police Department
Walter Robinson, Associate Vice Chancellor for Admissions and Enrollment Planning, Division of Student Affairs
Mabel Salon, Director, Community Relations, Office of Government and Community Relations

Students

Jacqueline Barkoski, External Chair, Graduate Student Association
Enrique Fernandez, J D Candidate, School of Law

Pipeline Advisory Group

Chair

Rahim Reed, Associate Executive Vice Chancellor for Campus Community Relations

Co-Chair

Darin A Latimore, Associate Dean, Office of Student and Resident Diversity, UCDH School of Medicine

Communications Advisory Group

Chair

Karen Nikos-Rose, Associate Director, Office of Strategic Communications, News and Media Relations

Co-Chair

Vickie Gomez, Director, Campus and Student Community Engagement, Office of Campus Community Relations

Faculty

Mindy Romero, Director, California Civic Engagement Project, Center for Regional Change
Sally McKee, 2014–2015 Chair, Academic Senate Affirmative Action Committee; Professor, Department of History

Postdoc

Mindy Romero, Director, California Civic Engagement Project, Center for Regional Change

Staff

Nefretiri Cooley-Broughton, Executive Director, Student Affairs Marketing and Communications
Paul Dorn, Director, Marketing and Communications, School of Engineering

Data Advisory Group

Chair

Suad Joseph, Faculty Advisor to the Chancellor, Distinguished Professor

Co-Chair

Robert Loessberg-Zahl, Director, Budget and Institutional Analysis

Faculty

Linda Bisson, Associate Director, ADVANCE; Professor of Viticulture and Enology
Karen McDonald, Director, ADVANCE; Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Laura Van Winkle, 2014–2015 Chair, Academic Federation; Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine; Associate Research Cell Biologist, Center for Health and the Environment, John Muir Institute of the Environment

Staff

Thomas Campbell, Analyst, Budget and Institutional Analysis
John King, Graduate Studies
Elias Lopez, Registrar, UC Davis
Viji Murali, Chief Information Officer and Vice Provost, Information and Educational Technology
Rahim Reed, Associate Executive Vice Chancellor for Campus Community Relations
Eric Rothgarn, Analyst and Technology Manager, Budget and Institutional Analysis
Jason Stewart, Assistant Director for Institutional Support and Enrollment Management, Budget and Institutional Analysis
Everett Wilson, Data Management and Analysis Coordinator, Academic Affairs