Presidential Diversity and Inclusion Task Force

The Presidential Diversity and Inclusion Task Force was convened in early 2020 by President Marc Johnson and is facilitated by Dr. Eloisa Gordon-Mora, University Diversity and Inclusion Officer, and Jovonnie Esquierdo-Leal, Diversity and Inclusion Program Development Specialist. The Task Force, composed of representatives from all University units analyze existing trends, resources and best practice, including the findings from the 2019 Climate Survey, to develop the institutions first Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan.

Current committee members

  • Ronald Lembke, College of Business
  • Dean William Payne, College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources
  • Julie Lucero, School of Community Health Sciences
  • Daniel Enrique Pérez, College of Liberal Arts
  • Eleni Oikonomidoy, College of Education
  • Adam Kirn, College of Engineering
  • Matthew Aguirre, Graduate School
  • Paul Mitchell, Reynolds School of Journalism
  • Linda Kopecky, University Libraries and Teaching & Learning Technologies
  • Nicole Jacobs, School of Medicine
  • Zhizhong Li, Orvis School of Nursing
  • Katherine McCall, College of Science
  • Ashley Daftary, School of Social Work
  • Sarah Cummings, Core Curriculum, ex-officio member
  • Jose Miguel Pulido Leon, The Center, Every Student, Every Story, ex-officio member