Director of Equity & Inclusion
Dr. Beverly Brown
Equity and Inclusion Council Chair
Events and Planning Subcommittee
The charge of the Events and Planning Subcommittee is to develop, plan and implement activities, programs and events related to Equityand inclusion in support of Mitchell Community College’s Vision, Mission, Beliefs and Values. This includes the continued planning for the Annual MLK program, developing a series of presentations and events for all faculty and staff (ex. Equity Lunch and Learn programs for faculty, staff and students) and programs such as identity group speakers (ex. African American, Latino, Native American, LGBTQIA and women symposiums). The Subcomittee will provide consistent, continuous, and timely professional development activities for the campus community throughout the year. The Subcommittee will work closely with other groups on campus to provide timely communications about EIC events internally and externally as determined.
Current Events and Planning Subcommittee Members: Hannah Scott (Chair), Jessica Caudill, Erin Dubea, David Galliher, Austin Leviner, Jane Morgan, Jamie Vance
Resource and Communication Subcommittee
The charge of the Resource and Communication Subcommittee is to serve as the primary resource for the EIC and College’s Equity and Inclusion Initiative. Primarily, the role of the Resource and Communication Subcommittee will be to research, identify and/or develop articles, books, videos and other educational tools and materials related to Equity and inclusion to enhance the awareness, knowledge and skills development of Mitchell Community College’s faculty, staff and students. The Resource and Communication Subcommittee will be the “go to” group for faculty and staff to access information regarding Equity and inclusion for classroom and departmental use. The Subcommittee will work closely with all Subcommittees. The Subcommittee will develop an Equity and Inclusion Guidebook that will serve as a tool for Equity planning to help all faculty and staff recognize, respect, and embrace differences (ex. organizations, general information, workshops, conferences, policy resources). The subcommittee will provide consistent, continuous, and timely communications about the Resource Subcommittee’s work internally and externally as determined.
Current Resources and Communitcation Subcommittee Member: Tony Briceño (Chair), T’Sha Harrison, Phillip Holleran, Sarah Sowa, DeShaun Williams
Curriculum Infusion Subcommittee
The charge of the Curriculum Infusion Subcommittee is to assist faculty members and administrators in implementing Equity, inclusion and cultural competence into the curriculum and classroom related to Mitchell Community College’s Vision, Mission, Beliefs and Values. The primary goal of the subcommittee is to, along with the Resource Subcommittee, provide the needed information, tools, experiential experiences and instructional assistance to facultyand administrators to ensure that they are prepared to provide students with the awareness, knowledge and skills to be competitive in a diverse and global workforce and world. The subcommittee will work with other partners to increase the value of Equity at Mitchell Community College and increase the opportunity for students and faculty to be leaders and change agents in an increasing global society. The subcommittee will provide consistent, continuous, and timely communications about the Curriculum Infusion Subcommittee’s work internally and externally as determined.
Current Curriculum Infusion Subcommittee Members: Megan Harbach (Chair), Lisa Ausburn, Kelly Kerlie,Vermel Moore, Molly Nicholson, Aurthur Piervincenti, Emily Weddington, Mark West