Campus Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (CCDEI)

We are pleased to announce the members of the Campus Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (CCDEI). This committee will identify equity gaps and make recommendations to address systemic historical inequities, prioritizing equity for historically marginalized groups and issues related to improving campus climate through campus engagement, review of relevant data, reports and research. Committee members also will share recommendations for presidential review. 

The following individuals serve as committee representatives:


Angee Ortega McGhee, Staff
Associate Resource Analyst, Lucas College and Graduate School of Business

Monica Allen, Faculty (Service Begins Spring Semester 2022)
Associate Professor, Public Health and Recreation

Kathleen Wong(Lau), Chief Diversity Officer
Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


To Be Determined, Non-STEM Student Representative

To Be Determined, STEM Student Representative

Alani Fluker, Student Athlete Representative
Undergraduate Student, Public Health

Kevin Gaytan, Graduate Student Representative
Graduate Student, Social Work

Nina Chuang, Associated Students Representative
Undergraduate Student, Nutrition and Food Science, minor in Asian American Studies

Vinson Vũ, Student Success Centers Representative
Undergraduate Student, Business Administration, Management Information Systems

To Be Determined, Greek Organization Representative


To Be Determined, Staff-at-Large Representative

Jose Macias, Athletics Representative
Athletic Academic Advisor, Student Athlete Success Services

Ana Navarrete, Solidarity Network Representative
Program Director, UndocuSpartan Student Resource Center

Bonnie Sugiyama, Solidarity Network Representative
Director, PRIDE Center and Gender Equity Center

Claudia Tercero, Classified Staff/Staff Counsel Representative
Administrative Assistant to the Associate Vice President, Development 

To Be Determined, Maintenance and Operations Representative

MPP Representatives

Valerie Gonzales
Associate Director for Digital Engagement, Alumni and Community Engagement

Julie Paisant
Senior Director, Employee Relations, Retention and Equal Opportunity, University Personnel


To Be Determined, Faculty-at-Large Representative

Shaun Fletcher, Faculty Diversity Committee Representative
Assistant Professor, Public Relations 

Marion Campisi, Faculty-at-Large Representative
Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Statistics

Michael Dao, Tenure-Track Faculty Representative
Assistant Professor, Kinesiology

To Be Determined, Lecturer Faculty Representative

To Be Determined, Tenured Faculty Representative


Alerie Flandez, Alumn of 10 or More Years
Academic Advisor, Davidson College of Engineering Student Success Center

Danny D. McLane, Alumn of 2 - 10 Years
Founder and CEO, Jamii Technology

Standing Committee Members:

Magdalena Barrera, Vice Provost for Faculty Success
Office of the Provost

Alison McKee, Academic Senate Chair 
Professor, Film and Theater

To Be Determined, Special Assistant to the Provost on Racial Justice Initiatives

Patience D. Bryant, Director of Black/African American Equity
Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Jahmal Williams, Director of Advocacy for Racial Justice
Community and Government Relations

Lezlee Matthews, Director of Co-Curricular Learning, Educational Equity, and Assessment, Divison of Student Affairs

Employee Affinity Group Representation:2

To Be Determined, Asian Pacific Island Faculty and Staff Association Representative

To Be Determined, Black Faculty and Staff Association Representative

To Be Determined, Chicano/Latino Faculty and Staff Association Representative

Kerri Malloy, GAIN Gathering of Academic Indigenous and Native Americans
Assistant Professor, Global Humanities

Jonathan Roth, Jewish Faculty and Staff Association
Professor, History

To Be Determined, PRIDE Faculty and Staff Association

Not Position Specific Member

Kezban Yagci Sokat, Advocate for People with Disabilitites Representative2 
Assistant Professor of Business Analytics, Lucas College and Graduate School of Business


1 See Alumni vs Alumnus
2 New for Fall 2022