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Campus Climate Steering Committee

group of diverse students


The purpose of this committee is to:

Conduct a thorough cataloging of the extent and effectiveness of DEI activities across the spectrum from how and where we recruit students, staff and faculty, and how we support their successes.

Campus Climate Steering Committee - Diversity and Inclusion Roadmap

  • Michara DeLaney-Fields, Chair
    Chief Diversity Officer
  • Veronica Beavers, Co-Chair for Campus Culture
    Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs
  • Tiffany Rivers, Co-Chair for Student Success
    Director of Disability Services
  • Jalon Berry, Co-Chair for Student Engagement and Collaboration
    Assistant Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs
  • Flóra Faragó, Co-Chair for Research and Innovation
    Associate Professor, Human Sciences

Campus Culture Working Group

  • Raul Prezas - Associate Professor, Human Services and Educational Leadership
  • Lissy Turner - Compliance Specialist, Title IX
  • Heather Olson-Beal - Professor, Education Studies
  • Sudeshna Roy - Professor, Languages, Cultures, and Communication
  • Scott Shattuck - Professor, School of Theatre
  • Brandon Fox - Chair, Education Studies
  • Matthew Cotton - Staff Interpreter, Disability Services
  • Court Carney - Professor, History
  • Sarah Straub - Assistant Professor, Education Studies
  • Saville Harris -  Assistant Director of Student Engagement, Student Affairs
  • Sarah Evans - Police Officer II, University Police Department
  • Gavin Kensmil - Student-Athlete, Men’s Basketball
  • Lauren Selden - Professor, School of Art
  • Katherine West - Research Graduate Assistant, Title IX

Student Success

  • Brandi Bryant - Associate Athletic Director
  • Heather Catton - Director, Office of International Programs
  • Kate Childress - Student Success Coordinator, Student Success Center
  • Kimberly Deckard - Assistant Director, Admissions
  • Marc Guidry - Associate Provost, Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Stina Herrera - Transportation and Special Services Coordinator, Physical Plant
  • Andrew Lannen - Associate Professor, History
  • Trina Menefee - Academic Advisor, College of Science and Mathematics
  • Christopher Moore - Student Body President, Student Government Association
  • Deja Peterson - Senior HR Representative, Human Resources
  • J.D. Salas - Associate Professor, School of Music
  • Jamie Weaver - Associate Professor, School of Music

Student Engagement and Collaboration

  • Lauren Burrow - Associate Professor, Education Studies
  • Alex Reisinger - Axe Handle (One Stop Shop) Supervisor, Enrollment Management
  • Gina Causin - Associate Professor, Human Sciences
  • Scarleth Lopez - Graduate Assistant, Student Engagement Programs
  • Robert Carpenter - Hall Director, Residence Life
  • Prici Ceja - Counselor, Counseling Services
  • Rhylie Gachot - Assistant Director, Orientation and Transition Programs
  • Talyn Sands - Coordinator, Campus Recreations
  • Clare Fite - Counselor, Counseling Services

Research and Innovation

  • Jose Carbajal - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
  • Mary Hawkins - Associate Professor, Kinesiology and Health Science
  • Amanda Rudolph - Professor, Education Studies
  • Christopher Moore - Student Body President, Student Government Association
  • Ian McDonald - Police Officer II, University Police Department
  • Ashley Johnson - ITS Coordinator, IT Services


Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13075, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, TX 75962-3075