Committee for Diversity Action, Inclusion & Equity

 

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Committee for Diversity Action, Inclusion & Equity
Committee for Diversity Action, Inclusion & Equity

Committee for Diversity Action, Inclusion & Equity


Purpose

The purpose of the Committee for Diversity Action, Inclusion and Equity (CDAIE) is to develop and implement a strategy for diversity, inclusion and equity which is active and aligned with Mesa’s mission, vision and values. The Committee's overarching goal is to engage and support students, faculty and staff in the ongoing process of transforming our campus environment into one which we envision as safe, supportive, culturally proficient, globally inclusive and reflective of the larger San Diego community.

Type: Governance

Reports to: President's Cabinet (PCAB), Academic Senate

Meets: CDAIE ordinarily meets the 1st Friday of each month from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. in I4-402, on the 4th floor of the I400 Student Services Bldg., unless otherwise noted. There are generally no meetings held in January or August! Visitors are welcome! Please e-mail Judy Sundayo at jsundayo@sdccd.edu if you plan to visit!  |  View Agendas & Minutes


Goals

  1. That students, faculty and staff will feel supported, comfortable and included on campus
  2. That individually and institutionally our campus will strive toward cultural awareness, proficiency and practice
  3. That students, faculty and staff will actively include each other in all aspects of the campus community
  4. That diversity and inclusion will be embedded into the fabric of the college, including the structure, the curriculum and research
  5. That our campus community (student, faculty and staff) will be reflective of the larger community in terms of diversity measures

Diversity Committee Schema PDF Diversity Committee Objectives


Membership 2017-2018

  • (1) President Appointed Representative
       
  • Judy Sundayo
    Professor, Counseling, CDAIE Committee Webpage Representative
  • (1) College President (Ex Officio Member)
    (1) Representative
  • (13) Faculty Representatives
       
       
  • (6) Classified Staff Representatives
       
       
  • Kevin Branson
    Supervisor, Technology Services/Tutoring
  • Gity Nematollahi
    Senior Student Services Assistant, Transfer Center
  • Kim Salas
    Media Clerk, Learning Resource Center
  • Jackie Szitta
    Student Assistance Technician, Extended Opportunity Programs & Services
  • Brandon Terrell
    Senior Clerical Assistant, Office of Instructional Services
  • Pahua Vang
    Senior Secretary, Office of Student Success & Equity
  • (2) Co-President, Student Diversity Club
    (5) Representatives
  • Behtash Adibi
    Student Representative
  • Brenda Cardenas
    Student Representative
  • Josh Hyder
    Student Representative
  • Bijan Izadi
    Student Representative
  • Jazmine Lahbabi
    Co-President, Student Diversity Club
  • Rami Sinnawi
    Co-President, Student Diversity Club
  • Melissa Tantiono
    Student Representative
  • (1) Director of Communications
    (1) Campus Based Researcher
    (7) Representatives
  • (3) Representatives
       
  • Abdimalik Buul
    Counseling Faculty, Southwestern College
  • Aaron Bruce
    Chief Diversity Officer, San Diego State University
  • Olivia Puentes-Reynolds
    Latino/a Educators
  • (x) Classified or Faculty Representative
    (x) Other representatives
  • Madeleine Hinkes
    Dean, Institutional Effectiveness
  • Taj George
    Administrative Technician, Administrative Services
  • Dina Miyoshi
    Faculty, Psychology
  • Genevieve Esguerra
    Student Affairs
  • New Membership
    New Area (copy this line for new members)
  • (3) Classified or Faculty Representative
    (1) Other representatives
  • Madeleine Hinkes
    Dean, Institutional Effectiveness
  • Taj George
    Administrative Technician, Administrative Services
  • Dina Miyoshi
    Faculty, Psychology
  • Genevieve Esguerra
    Student Affairs
  • New Membership
    New Area (copy this line for new members)
  • (3) Classified or Faculty Representative
    (1) Other representatives
  • Madeleine Hinkes
    Dean, Institutional Effectiveness
  • Taj George
    Administrative Technician, Administrative Services
  • Dina Miyoshi
    Faculty, Psychology
  • Genevieve Esguerra
    Student Affairs
  • New Membership
    New Area (copy this line for new members)

Diversity Committee Schema PDF Diversity Committee Schema


Events and services

Host a welcome table during welcome week
Facilitate the annual Cultural Unity Week events and Festival of Colors Celebration
Participate in National Cultural Awareness Celebrations
Provide films, workshops, training and seminars on diversity
Review campus events for CDAIE seal of recognition
Disseminate informational news briefs on diversity topics
Conduct surveys and collect data on diversity and equity
Make available resources on diversity, equity and inclusion
Oversee the activities of the Student Diversity Club
Oversee the Mesa College Diversity webpages

* CDAIE Webpage Representative:  Judy Sundayo and Claudia Perkins