Skip navigation

Membership

The Presidential Commission on the Status of Minorities shall be composed of 16 members, most of whom shall be members of Northern Illinois University's racial minority communities. Membership shall be made up of four members of the full-time teaching faculty, four supportive professional staff, four operating staff, and four students nominated by the Student Association.

A representative of the ombudsperson's office and the office of affirmative action shall be ex officio, nonvoting members of the commission. One member shall be selected by the commission members to be the liaison representative to the Affirmative Action and Equity Compliance Advisory Committee.

Members shall be appointed by the president from nominations or volunteers solicited by the president through an annual university-wide process. Faculty and staff members shall be appointed to serve three-year staggered terms. Student members shall serve one-year terms. The commission shall elect a chair, vice chair, and secretary from the membership who will serve one-year renewable terms.

If you are an NIU student or a faculty or staff member and are interested in joining the commission, please contact Felicia Bohanon at fbohanon@niu.edu

Current Members


Felicia Bohanon

Felicia Bohanon
Commission Chair
Office of Precollegiate Programs

Tashena Briggs

Tashena Briggs
Housing and Residential Services



Michelle Bringas

Michelle Bringas
Asian American Resource Center



Amirius Clinton
Student



Manju Daniel

Manju Daniel
School of Nursing

 

Cheronda Everett

Cheronda Evertt
Center for Non-Governmental Organization Leadership and Development



Joseph Flynn
Literacy and Elementary Education




Cornelius Gilbert

Cornelius Gilbert
Counseling, Adult & Higher Education



Theodore Hogan

Theodore Hogan
Engirneering Technology

Bill McCoy

Bill McCoy
College of Business



Sabrina Peters
Student



Melanie Sandoval
Student

 

Kay Shelton

Kay Shelton
Housing and Residential Services



Donald Williams
Campus Dining Services



Liasions

Sarah Klaper

Sarah Klaper
Office of the Ombudsperson



Roselyn Snell

Roselyn Snell
Affirmative Action and Equity Compliance