Diversity Action Council Membership

 

Representative Group

Chancellor Appointment

Title

Diversity Bruce Schultz Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Alaska Natives Jeane Breinig Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Alaska Natives & Diversity
Office of the Provost Renee Carter-Chapman Senior Vice Provost
Office of the Provost Claudia Lampman Vice Provost for Student Success
Budget and Finance Adam Paulick Chief Information Officer, Associate Vice Chancellor of Information Technology Services
Academic Deans John Petraitis Interim Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
Academic Deans Karen Markel Dean of the College of Business & Public Policy
Dean of Students Office Ben Morton Dean of Students
Human Resource Services Ron Kamahele Director of Human Resource Services
Office of Equity and Compliance Sara Childress Director of Equity & Compliance, Title IX Coordinator
Faculty Senate President, Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan Co-Chair Maria Williams Associate Professor, Alaska Native Studies
Faculty Senate Diversity Committee Erin Hicks Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Planetarium Director
Faculty Senate Gokhan Karahan Associate Professor of Accounting & Finance
Multicultural Center, Native Student Services, Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan Co-Chair Andre Thorn Director of the Multicultural Center, Interim Director of Native Student Services
National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) Kimberly Pace  Professor of Political Science, Women's Studies Program Coordinator
Disability Support Services Anne Lazenby Interim Director of Disability Support Services
Community Campus Diane Taylor Learning Center Director, Kenai River Campus, Kenai Peninsula College
Staff Council Tamika Dowdy Alaska Middle College Program Coordinator, First Year Student Advising & Success
USUAA Student Government Svetlana Suvorova USUAA Senator
Club Council Cheryl Williams Black Student Union President


Subcommittee Membership 

Charged with overseeing the implementation of the Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan (D&IAP), the DAC is forming subcommittees to continue the work of the individual objectives outlined in the D&IAP. Below are the charters for and further information regarding each subcommittee.

Since implementing the objectives of the D&IAP is a university-wide effort, the DAC invites faculty, staff and students to join a subcommittee. If you are interested, please complete the following interest form: 

DAC Subcommittee Interest Form