President's Equity Council

Purpose: To design and implement an integrated equity program that brings together the various interests, activities, and mandates related to diversity. Equity is defined as 'freedom from bias or favoritism' in Webster's dictionary.

Scope: President's Equity Council is the umbrella committee that advances institutional equity at Chaffey College. The council works closely with other programs, services and committees concerned with equity and multi-cultural issues. The council addresses the recommendations of the accreditation team, legal mandates and staff concerns related to diversity, student equity issues and other issues related to affirmative action in addition to presenting suggestions to the Superintendent/President for review and action. The council is the oversight committee for the Student Equity Plan.

Reports to: Superintendent/President

Terms of office: Continuing

Chairpersons:  Carol Dickerson, faculty; Eric Bishop, management; and Stephanie Moya, classified/confidential.

Members: Ardon Alger, Elizabeth Almanza, Graciela Arriaga-Sosa, Cessly Bartlett, Eric Bishop, Baron Brown, Christopher Brunelle, Sandra Collins, Donna Colondres, Ray Cuellar, Carol Dickerson, Melissa DiLorenzo, Andrea Dutton, Yolanda Friday, Rachel Galindo, Robert Gomez, Margaret Gonzalez, Danielle Graham, Adrienne Grayson, Susan Hardie, Sheryl Herchenroeder, Deanna Hernandez, Tara Johnson, Gail Keith-Gibson, (adjunct), Michelle Martinez, Leta Ming, Stephanie Moya, Ashira Murphy, Amy Nevarez, Jennifer Poe, David Rentz, Cory Schwartz, Dulce Spencer, Yubel Svensson, Rebecca Trawick, and Cindy Walker. 

Meeting day and time: Council meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m. one Friday per month in the MACC Building, Room 208 unless otherwise noted.