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Council for Inclusive Excellence (VPUAdm)

Sherri Benn, Assistant Vice President, Institutional Inclusive Excellence for Student Initiatives, Co-chair (T)
Stella Silva, Assistant Vice President, Institutional Inclusive Excellence for Faculty and Staff Initiatives and Interim Chief Diversity Officer, Co-Chair (T)


Scott Bowman, Special Assistant to the Provost for Inclusion and Diversity (T)
Mary Brennan, Representative, Council of Academic Deans (R)
LynnAnn Brewer, Director, Talent Acquisition, Inclusion, and Retention, Institutional Inclusive Excellence for Faculty and Staff Iniatives (T)
Michael Casey, Chair, LGBTQIA+ Advisory Board and Network (T)
Joni Charles, President, Coalition of Black Faculty and Staff (T)
Brian Clason, Representative, Texas School Safety Center (R)
Laurie Clouse, Director, University Police Department (T)
Dana Fitzpatrick, Representative, Institutional Inclusive Excellence - Student Initiatives (R)
Valerie Fleming, Representative, Round Rock Campus (R)
Dwonna Goldstone, Director, African American Studies (T)
Jeff Helgeson, Representative, Council of Chairs (R)
Robbie Longoria, President, ALLIANCE at Texas State (T)
Ramces Luna, President, Hispanic Policy Network (T)
Benjamin Martin, Representative, Faculty Senate (R)
Elias Martinez, Assistant Vice President, University Marketing (T)
Gloria Martinez, Director, Center for Diversity and Gender Studies, Latina/o Studies (T)
Vincent Morton, Associate Dean of Students, Dean of Students (T)
Sandy Pantlik, Assistant Vice President, Communications (T)
Fernando Rojas, ADA Compliance Coordinator (T)
Vanessa Salazar, Representative, Human Resources (R)
Tracy Shoemake, Representative, Athletics (R)
Michelle Sotolongo, Coordinator, Texas State Monarch Center for Immigrant Students (T)
Jonathan Tyner, Representative, International Affairs (R)
To Be Named, Representative, Faculty of Color Organization (R)


Student Members:
Catching Valentinis-Dee, President, Student Government
Morgan Cessac, Student Representative, Graduate House of Representatives
To Be Named, Student Representative, Graduate Students of Color
To Be Named, Student Representative, Institutional Inclusive Excellence Student Council
To Be Named, Student Representative, Underrepresented Student Advisory Council


Function:
The Council on Inclusive Excellence is an advisory group to the university President consisting of representatives of key constituent groups throughout the university. The Council will evaluate and offer feedback and recommendations on institutional-level issues related to justice, equity and diversity, including the development of strategies for fostering an inclusive learning, research, and work environment. The Council is expected to meet regularly throughout the year and the membership of the Council will promote the elevation and education of just practices throughout classrooms, campuses, and communities.