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Our Team

The Equity and Inclusion team helps Texas State be a welcoming, diverse, safe place to work and learn. We are proud to reflect the various backgrounds found in our great state of Texas and beyond.

The Equity and Inclusion office is an Allies-designated Safe Office. Anyone with questions or concerns is welcome in our office any time.

For more information, contact us.

Equity and Inclusion team
 
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Ameerah McBride

Chief Diversity Officer

Director of Equity and Inclusion

Title IX Coordinator

Ameerah works with students, faculty and staff to move the university toward our diversity goals and maintain a safe community. She oversees Title IX compliance, maintains a centralized reporting process for all sexual misconduct allegations, and coordinates all training, education and prevention efforts.

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Kendra Wesson

Deputy Title IX Coordinator

EEO Compliance Specialist

 

Kendra is responsible for Title IX Compliance, including the supervision of investigations, annual reporting, compliance training and statistical reporting.

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Dr. Stella Silva

Manager, Diversity Initiatives and Associate Chief Diversity Officer

Dr. Silva manages the implementation of the strategic plan through programs such as Bring It Up Bobcats, Capacity Building for Inclusive Excellence and the Diversity Certification program for employees. 

 

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Vacant

Equity and Inclusion Representative

The Equity and Inclusion Representative manages the Affirmative Action plan, purchasing, budget and travel.

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Sabrina Olivarez

Equity and Inclusion Analyst

Sabrina is responsible for training, policy advising and investigations of discrimination and harassment complaints.

Vacant

Equity and Inclusion Analyst

The Equity and Inclusion Analyst investigates complaints,  processes the initial intake of complaints, provides on- and off-campus resources, and manages due process hearings.