Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Members

Membership

UDC Membership will include faculty, staff and student representatives from the divisions of Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Business and Finance, University Advancement, and Associated Students.

Standing members will include:

  • Associated Students (AS) President
  • AS Commissioner of Diversity Affairs; two additional students
  • Academic Senate Chair (or their designee); two additional senators
  • Staff Council Chair (or their designee)
  • VP of Faculty Affairs (or their designee); one academic dean
  • MCGS Director (or their designee)
  • UDC Executive Team
  • Student Affairs, Business and Finance, and University Advancement representatives

Executive Team

Michelle Morris
Professor, Nutrition & Food Science
Faculty Diversity Officer
mrmorris@csuchico.edu

Dr. Gayle E. Hutchinson
President
President@csuchico.edu

Tray Robinson
Director, Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Lecturer, Multicultural & Gender Studies
trobinson@csuchico.edu

Members

NameDepartmentEmail Address
Annabel GrimmDirector, Business & Financeagrimm@csuchico.edu
Brooke BanksChief of Staffbfbanks@csuchico.edu
Charles CarterDirector, Cross Cultural Leadership Center & Director, Student Life & Leadershipcecarter@csuchico.edu
Chela PattersonDirector, Educational Opportunity Programcpatterson@csuchico.edu  
Dylan GrayAS President (Student Representative)aspresident@csuchico.edu
Dylan SaakeDirector, Labor Relations & Compliance, Title IXdsaake@csuchico.edu
Eddie VelaDean, College of Behavioral & Social Sciencesevela@csuchico.edu
Evanne O'DonnellDirector of Labor Relationseodonnell@csuchico.edu
James Luyirika-Sewagudde JrAdvisor, Office of International EducationJLuyirika-Sewagudde@csuchico.edu 
Jed WyrickCollege of Humanity & Fine Arts Academic Senate Chairjwyrick@csuchico.edu
Kaitlyn Baumgartner LeeDirector of Academic Advisingkbaumgartner@csuchico.edu
Miguel AlfaroStudent Representativemalfaroramirez@mail.csuchico.edu
Kate PostDigital Communications Coordinator
Public Affairs & Publications
kdpost@csuchico.edu
Matthew MillerMusic & Theatre Departmentmtmiller@csuchico.edu
Melanie O ConnorStaff Council Office Managermloconnor@csuchico.edu
Sara CooperInternational Languages, Literatures, & Cultures Departmentscooper@csuchico.edu
Teresita CurielInterim, Assistant Director of HSI initiativesTcuriel@csuchico.edu
Zuri O'BallesStudent- Commissioner of Diversity Affairs (Student Representative)asdiversityaffs@csuchico.edu