The college wide diversity council will select and assist in coordinating at least one or two major diversity celebrations annually and engage in other diversity activities and discussions.
• Chair – Dr. Joan Holmes
• Coordinator – Barbara Cockfield – Special Program Manager
• Members - 26
Meetings will be scheduled bi-monthly starting September 2012.
Each campus will have at least 3 representatives. Categories must include the following:
o 1 SGA Representative (Student)
o 1 Faculty
o 1 Staff/Administrator
o 1 Administrator
o 2 Staff or 1 Staff and 1 Administrator
Recommendations for Council members will be provided by Campus Presidents to Equity Office. Each campus can recommend up to 5 persons per campus which must include a SGA representative. District office will receive recommendations from Cabinet members. No more than 2 persons recommended per cabinet members.
The Equity Office will review recommended Council members and select 18 members based on diversity distribution (e.g. gender (including LBGT), race/ethnicity, and disability).
Criteria for selection of Diversity Council:
Campus Presidents and Cabinet members must select full time employees who have demonstrated some level of commitment for diversity through coordinated diversity events, hiring practices, diversity initiatives/projects, etc.
All populations will be represented in the College-Wide Diversity Council.