2011-12 Committees of the University

Presidential Commission on the Status of Minorities

Membership of Presidential Commission on the Status of Minorities

  1. 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 Northern Illinois University Student Association.

    A representative of the ombudsman'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 Diversity Resources 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.

  2. The commission shall advise the president on the status of minority students, faculty, and staff and to recommend improvements in the quality of life and opportunities for minorities in the university community. Commission members shall serve on behalf of the entire university community.

Presidential Commission on the Status of Minorities

The PCSM meets monthly per discretion of the chairperson.

MEMBERSHIP

2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
Faculty (4)
Wei Luo 
Wei Luo 
Wei Luo
 
 
Rosita Lopez
Rosita Lopez
   
 
Janice Hamlet
Joseph Flynn Joseph Flynn Joseph Flynn
 
Francisco Solares-Larrave   
Francisco Solares-Larrave  
Francisco Solares-Larrave  
 
Supportive Professional Staff (4)
Felicia Bohanon
Felicia Bohanon
Felicia Bohanon  
 
Lesley Clements 
Melody Mitchell Melody Mitchell Melody Mitchell
 
Edward Heard
Edward Heard
   
 
Emily Prieto
Angelica Mendoza (for Prieto)
Angelica Mendoza (for Prieto)
   
 
Promod Vohra
Promod Vohra
   
 
*Roselyn Snell
*Roselyn Curry-Snell Roselyn Curry-Snell  Roselyn Curry-Snell 
Operating Staff 
Alan Smith
Alan Smith
 
 
 
*Kay Shelton
Kay Shelton  
    
 
Wesley Coats
Wesley Coats
    
  
Camyle Tate 
Camyle Tate Camyle Tate Camyle Tate
 
Carlos Raices 
Carlos Raices   
Carlos Raices 
 
Students (4)
Elijah Itah
Robert Williams    
 
Candis Nikolic
Yasmine Williams
   
x Ombudsman
Tim Griffin
Tim Griffin
   
x Affirmative Action & Diversity Resources Committee
Jesse Perez 
Roselyn Curry-Snell
   
Assistant Vice President for Equity Services
James Brunson 
James Brunson
 
 

* chair
x ex officio nonvoting