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

MEMBERSHIP
2008-2009
2009-2010
2010-2011
Faculty Christine Kiracofe Christine Kiracofe  
  Carla Goar    
  Ron Carter     
  Sherry Fang  Sherry Fang  
  Ronnie Wooten Ronnie Wooten  
Supportive Professional Staff Felicia Bohanon  Felecia Bohanon  
  Lesley Clements   Lesley Clements  Lesley Clements 
  Sylvia Fuentes     
  Jack King  Jack King  
Operating Staff Kay Shelton Kay Shelton  
  Alan Smith    
  Camyle Tate   Camyle Tate Camyle Tate
  Melody Mitchell     
  Roselyn Curry-Shell Roselyn Curry-Shell Roselyn Curry-Shell
  Dale Thurman Dale Thurman  
Students Carolyn Eastlin     
  Edgar Harima     
  Furrunnecia Newberry     
  Gilbert Rivera     
  Angeline Stuckey     
  Christopher Teng     
  Adolfo Villegas     
@Ombudsman Tim Griffin     
@Affirmative Action & Diversity Resources Committee Jesse Perez     
Assistant Vice President for Equity Services James Brunson     
* Chair
@Ex officio nonvoting