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National Advisory Council



Nzingha S. Dugas, M.A. (2021)

Executive Director, Umoja Community Education Foundation
Sacramento, California

Monica Johnson, M.Ed.(2022)

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

Kristina Marshall, J.D. (Incoming 2024)
Baker College


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



Mohammed Bey, M.S.* - Director, Diversity & Inclusion/Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (2022)

Kauline Cipriani, Ph.D. - Assistant Dean for Inclusive Excellence, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina (2022)

Aram deKoven, Ph.D. - Chief Diversity Officer, Superintendent Division, United States Coast Guard Academy (2021)

James A. Felton III, M.S. - Chief Diversity Officer, Institutional Equity and Inclusion, State University of New York-Cortland (2022)

Lisa Greenhill, Ed.D. - Senior Director for Institutional Research and Diversity, Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (2023)

Doreen Loury, Ph.D. - Associate Professor/Director Pan African Studies Sociology/Anthropology/Criminal Justice, Arcadia University (2021)

Lamont Sellers, M.A. - Associate Vice President for Diversity, Office for Diversity, University of South Dakota (2022)

Shirley Strong, M.Ed. - Chief Diversity Officer, Office of the President, Samuel Merritt University (2021)

Lisa Mednick Takami, Ed.D. - Supervisor, Professional Development & Learning, El Camino College (2023)

Brian Xiong, Ed.D. - Coordinator, Center for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Bemidji State University (2021)

Natalie Mason-Kinsey J.D. (2024)

Dana Lawless-Andric Ph.D. (2024)



LeManuel Bitsoi, Ed.D. - Chief Diversity Officer, Office of the President, Stony Brook University (2021)

Alisha Davis, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Allied Health Sciences, Grand Valley State University (2023)

Beth Durodoye, Ed.D., N.C.C. - Chair, Department of Leadership, Technology and Human Development, Georgia Southern University (2023)

Eric Jurgens, M.A. - Instructor, Liberal Studies, College of Menominee Nation (2022)

Florence Kabba, Ed.D. - Associate Professor, Education and Language Acquisition, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY (2021)

Kristina Marshall, J.D.* - Social Science Program Director/Human Services Department Chair, Social Science, Baker College (2021)

Browning Neddeau, M.A., Ed.D. - Asst. Professor of Education, Liberal Studies Department, California State University, Monterey Bay (2023)

LaTashia Reedus, Ph.D. - Adjunct Faculty, Social Sciences, Franklin University; Columbus State Community College (2022)

Claire Valderama-Wallace, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N. - Assistant Professor, Nursing, California State University - East Bay (2023)

Gyasmine George-Williams Ph.D. (2024)

Parvati Ryan Ed.D. (2024)



Leslie Parker Blyther, M.A. - Program Coordinator, Homeland Security & Criminal Justice Institute, Anne Arundel Community College (2021)

Ebony Caldwell, Ed.D.* - Project Director, Monroe Community College (2021)

Rosite Delgado, M.S., M.B.A., C.D.P. - Director of Equity and Inclusion, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (2023)

Marisa Herrera, Ed.D. - Vice President, Students, Equity & Success, Students, Equity & Success, Shoreline Community College (2022)

Kimberly Johnson, Ed.D. - Executive Staff Assistant, Office of the Chancellor, University of Missouri-Kansas City (2022)

Natalie Maggitt, Ed.D. - Managing Director, Soaring Business Solutions (2021)

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 (2022)

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 (2022)

Gabriel Javier M.A.(2024)


Edwanna Andrews, Ph.D.* - Director, Social Justice and Advocacy, University of Central Florida (2022)

Luz Burgos-Lopez, M.S. - Assistant Dean of Students, Dean of Students Office, University of Connecticut (2023)

Heather Gardley, M.A. - Assistant Director, Student Life and Leadership Programs, California State University - East Bay (2023)

Audrey Hawkins, M.Ed. - Director, School Relations, Trinity Valley Community College (2021)

David Humphrey, M.A. - Diversity & Inclusion Officer, School of Education, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (2023)

Toby Jenkins, Ph.D.* - Assistant Professor, Curriculum Studies, University of South Carolina (2021)

Jason Rodriquez, M.S. - Assistant Director for Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Student Life, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) (2022)

Cristine Sidela, M.S. - Coordinator, Academic Success & Equity Programs and Associate Counselor, Student Equity, Counseling, MiraCosta College (2022)

John Alvarez Turner, M.A. Ed. - Assistant Director, Multicultural Services and Programs Student Affairs, University of Georgia (2023)

Lauren Whiteman, M.Ed. - Student Services Coordinator for Men of Color Success and Gender-Based Initiatives, Multicultural Center, University of North Texas (2023)

Ada Wilson, J.D. - Assistant Vice President, Access and Inclusive Excellence, Office of Inclusion and Diversity, Auburn University (2023)

Sara Blair Medeiros M.Ed. (2024)

Cori Bazemore-James Ph.D. (2024) 


Veronica Beavers, M.Ed. - Director, Multicultural Affairs, Stephen F. Austin State University (2021)

David H. Garcia, M.Ed.* - Associate Dean of Pathway Programs and Inclusion, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Washington State University (2021)

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 (2021)

Iris Outlaw, M.S.A. - Director, Multicultural Student Programs and Services, University of Notre Dame (2021)

Felisciana Peralta, M.Ed. - Adjunct Professor/Consultant, Clark College-Community College (2023)

Allison Roman, M.S.W. - Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Trinity University (2021)

Quantá Taylor, M.A.* - Assistant Director of Student Involvement, Office of Student Life - Student Activities, The Ohio State University (2022)

Daisy Torres-Baez, M.S. - Coordinator of Diversity Initiatives, Office of Community Engagement Multicultural Center, Purchase College (2021)

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

Brian Zuluaga - Student, The University of Virginia (2023)

Tomika Wagstaff, Ed.D (2024)

Lauren Cove M.Ed. (2024)

Camerson Simmons M.S (2024)

Aaric Guerriero M.A. (2024)

Denise Williams-Klotz Ph.D. (2024)

Norma Altidor M.S. (2024)


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 (2022)

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 (2023)

Beatriz Gonzalez, Ph.D., L.M.H.C. - Chief Diversity Officer & Vice Provost, University of La Verne (2023)

Annette Henry, Ph.D. - Professor, Education, Social Justice Institute, University of British Columbia (2022)

Carl James, Ph.D. - Professor & Research Chair, Education, York University (2022)

Tyrone Jean - Assistant Dean of Students & Director, Center for Race, Ethnicity, & Diversity Education, Elon University (2022)

Nina Shoman-Dajani Ed.D. (2024)

Amilia Mesa B.A  (2024)

Heather Kind-Keppel  Ed.D. (2024)