Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Advisory Committee

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Advisory Committee was created to continue the work of the DEI Task Force, which concluded its work 2018. The committee's major functions are to advise EDUCAUSE leadership on DEI matters in association strategy and programming and to serve as the voice of the EDUCAUSE membership on DEI matters. See Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for more information and links to additional DEI Resources.

Brian Basgen

CIO
Boston, MA, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2022-2024

Andy Brantley

Ex Officio
President and CEO
Knoxville, TN, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2024-Present

Michele Bromley

Manager, Digital Accessibility and Content
Portland, OR, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2022-2024

Sara Carter

Director of Instructional Design & Technology
Dover, DE, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2024-2027

Brian DeMeulle

Executive Director - Enterprise Architecture and Infrastructure
La Jolla, CA, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2023-2025

Shannon Dunn

Director of Strategic Team Operations
El Segundo, CA, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2023-2025

James Johnson

Chief Information Officer
Moraga, CA, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2023-2025

Cody Lazri

Senior IT Project Manager
Cambridge, MA, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2023-2025

Cindy Li

Assoc. Dir. for Library Tech & Innovation
Brooklyn, NY, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2024-2027

John McGuthry

Vice President and CIO
Pomona, CA, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2022-2024

Becky Ortinez

Project Manager for Operational Technology
Provo, UT, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2023-2025

Joel Price

Technology Outreach Team Lead
Swarthmore, PA, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2022-2024

Jesus Ramirez

Deputy - Chief Information Officer
Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2024-2027

Nhora Serrano

Director of Learning & Research Services
Clinton, NY, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2023-2025

Sowmya Shankar

Chair
ERP Integrations Lead
Madison, WI, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2022-2024

Sandra Watts

Teaching Professor of Spanish and Affiliate Faculty of Latin American Studies, American Studies, & Women's and Gender Studies
Charlotte, NC, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2024-2027

Kayla Westra

Dean of Liberal Arts and K-12 Partnerships: CIO
Worthington, MN, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2023-2025

Zhivi Williams

Instructional Designer/Trainer
Salisbury, NC, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2022-2024

Tim Winders

Assistant Vice President and Deputy CIO
West Lafayette, IN, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2024-2027

Catherine Yang

Staff Liaison
Vice President, Digital Communications/Content and DEI Initiatives
Washington, DC, UNITED STATES

Felix Zuniga

Ex Officio
Campus Engagement Partner
Long Beach, CA, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2019-2025