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National Advisory Council



Nzingha S. Dugas, M.A.

Executive Director, Umoja Community Education Foundation
Sacramento, California

Monica Johnson, M.Ed.

Director, Neal Marshall Black Culture Center
Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana


(* indicates Sub-Committee Chairs and Co-Chairs)



Mohammed Bey, M.S.* - Director, Diversity & Inclusion/Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (2021)

Kauline Cipriani, Ph.D. - Assistant Dean for Inclusive Excellence, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina (2021)

Aram deKoven, Ph.D. - Chief Diversity Officer, Superintendent Division, United States Coast Guard Academy (2020)

James A. Felton III, M.S. - Chief Diversity Officer, Institutional Equity and Inclusion, State University of New York-Cortland (2021)

Lisa Greenhill, Ed.D. - Senior Director for Institutional Research and Diversity, Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (2022)

Doreen Loury, Ph.D. - Associate Professor/Director Pan African Studies Sociology/Anthropology/Criminal Justice, Arcadia University (2020)

Lamont Sellers, M.A. - Associate Vice President for Diversity, Office for Diversity, University of South Dakota (2021)

Shirley Strong, M.Ed. - Chief Diversity Officer, Office of the President, Samuel Merritt University (2020)

Lisa Mednick Takami, Ed.D. - Supervisor, Professional Development & Learning, El Camino College (2022)

Brian Xiong, Ed.D. - Coordinator, Center for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Bemidji State University (2020)



LeManuel Bitsoi, Ed.D. - Chief Diversity Officer, Office of the President, Stony Brook University (2020)

Alisha Davis, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Allied Health Sciences, Grand Valley State University (2022)

Beth Durodoye, Ed.D., N.C.C. - Chair, Department of Leadership, Technology and Human Development, Georgia Southern University (2022)

Eric Jurgens, M.A. - Instructor, Liberal Studies, College of Menominee Nation (2021)

Florence Kabba, Ed.D. - Associate Professor, Education and Language Acquisition, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY (2020)

Kristina Marshall, J.D.* - Social Science Program Director/Human Services Department Chair, Social Science, Baker College (2020)

Browning Neddeau, M.A., Ed.D. - Asst. Professor of Education, Liberal Studies Department, California State University, Monterey Bay (2022)

LaTashia Reedus, Ph.D. - Adjunct Faculty, Social Sciences, Franklin University; Columbus State Community College (2021)

Claire Valderama-Wallace, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N. - Assistant Professor, Nursing, California State University - East Bay (2022)


Leslie Parker Blyther, M.A. - Program Coordinator, Homeland Security & Criminal Justice Institute, Anne Arundel Community College (2020)

Ebony Caldwell, Ed.D.* - Project Director, Monroe Community College (2020)

Rosite Delgado, M.S., M.B.A., C.D.P. - Director of Equity and Inclusion, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (2022)

Marisa Herrera, Ed.D. - Vice President, Students, Equity & Success, Students, Equity & Success, Shoreline Community College (2021)

Kimberly Johnson, Ed.D. - Executive Staff Assistant, Office of the Chancellor, University of Missouri-Kansas City (2021)

Natalie Maggitt, Ed.D. - Managing Director, Soaring Business Solutions (2020)

Raymond Plaza, Ph.D. - Director, Office for Diversity and Inclusion, Santa Clara University (2022)

Ria Vigil, M.S.* - Director of Diversity Education and Training, Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Colorado State University (2021)

Roberta Wilburn, Ed.D., Th.D. - Associate Dean for Graduate Studies in Education & Diversity Initiatives, Graduate Studies in Education, Whitworth University (2022)

D'Andrea Young, M.Ed. - Coordinator of Cultural Programs and Events, Multicultural Center, University of Texas at Dallas (2021)


Edwanna Andrews, Ph.D.* - Director, Social Justice and Advocacy, University of Central Florida (2020)

Luz Burgos-Lopez, M.S. - Assistant Dean of Students, Dean of Students Office, University of Connecticut (2022)

Heather Gardley, M.A. - Assistant Director, Student Life and Leadership Programs, California State University - East Bay (2022)

Audrey Hawkins, M.Ed. - Director, School Relations, Trinity Valley Community College (2020)

David Humphrey, M.A. - Diversity & Inclusion Officer, School of Education, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (2022)

Toby Jenkins, Ph.D.* - Assistant Professor, Curriculum Studies, University of South Carolina (2020)

Jason Rodriquez, M.S. - Assistant Director for Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Student Life, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) (2021)

Cristine Sidela, M.S. - Coordinator, Academic Success & Equity Programs and Associate Counselor, Student Equity, Counseling, MiraCosta College (2021)

John Alvarez Turner, M.A. Ed. - Assistant Director, Multicultural Services and Programs Student Affairs, University of Georgia (2022)

Lauren Whiteman, M.Ed. - Student Services Coordinator for Men of Color Success and Gender-Based Initiatives, Multicultural Center, University of North Texas (2022)

Ada Wilson, J.D. - Assistant Vice President, Access and Inclusive Excellence, Office of Inclusion and Diversity, Auburn University (2022)



Veronica Beavers, M.Ed. - Director, Multicultural Affairs, Stephen F. Austin State University (2020)

David H. Garcia, M.Ed.* - Associate Dean of Pathway Programs and Inclusion, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Washington State University (2020)

Vanessa Gonzalez-Siegel, M.A. - Associate Director of Multicultural Affairs & LGBTQ Outreach, Multicultural Affairs | Undergraduate Student Life, Columbia University (2021)

Africa Lozano - Director of Academic Support Services, University of Wisconsin Madison (2020)

Iris Outlaw, M.S.A. - Director, Multicultural Student Programs and Services, University of Notre Dame (2020)

Felisciana Peralta, M.Ed. - Adjunct Professor/Consultant, Clark College-Community College (2022)

Allison Roman, M.S.W. - Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Trinity University (2020)

Quantá Taylor, M.A.* - Assistant Director of Student Involvement, Office of Student Life - Student Activities, The Ohio State University (2021)

Daisy Torres-Baez, M.S. - Coordinator of Diversity Initiatives, Office of Community Engagement Multicultural Center, Purchase College (2020)

Denise Williams-Klotz, Ph.D. - Assistant Director, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Iowa State University (2021)

Brian Zuluaga - Student, The University of Virginia (2022)



Zoila Airall, Ph.D. - Associate Vice President, Campus Life, Division of Student Affairs, Duke University (2021)

Li-Chen Chin, Ph.D.* - Assistant Vice President for Intercultural Programs, Student Affairs, Duke University (2021)

Cris Cullinan, Ph.D. - National Consultant in Equity and Inclusion, Founder and President of ALiVE: Actual Leadership in Vital Equity (2021)

Valerie De Cruz* - Director, Greenfield Intercultural Center, University of Pennsylvania (2022)

Tatiana Diaz, M.A. - Director Diversity & Inclusion, Student Affairs, Cedar Crest College (2022)

Beatriz Gonzalez, Ph.D., L.M.H.C. - Chief Diversity Officer & Vice Provost, University of La Verne (2022)

Annette Henry, Ph.D. - Professor, Education, Social Justice Institute, University of British Columbia (2021)

Carl James, Ph.D. - Professor & Research Chair, Education, York University (2021)

Tyrone Jean - Assistant Dean of Students & Director, Center for Race, Ethnicity, & Diversity Education, Elon University (2021)