Network

The President’s Equity and Change Commission Network is comprised of dedicated and knowledgeable staff, faculty and community member(s) that will support and engage with the Commission in a variety of ways inclusive of active membership on Commission committees as well as by serving as a consultancy group for ideas and feedback to benefit the campus community. We welcome you to meet the Inaugural Members of the Network initiated in Fall 2020.

Network Member Department Top 3 Constituencies
Joanna Barreras Social Work  
Rebecca Bustamante College of Education College of Education; Educational Leadership; Associate Deans/Advising Leads (Academic Affairs); Data Fellows Planning Team
La Keysha Carter Undergraduate Center for Undergraduate Advising Black Faculty and Staff Community, University Advising, APC Union
Belinda Daughrity Speech-Language Pathology/College of Health & Human Services Black/African-American, Black church, and HBCU alumni.
Eva Dotti Student Financial Services Latinx Faculty and Staff Association; Student Financial Services; College of Education - Educational Leadership
Crystal Edwards Africana Studies  Black/African-American, Black Faculty and Staff Association, LGBTQIA+ Students of Color
Araceli Esparza English, College of Liberal Arts First-generation students of color; Latina/o/x Students and Faculty; CSULB Faculty Parents and Caregivers Group
Malcolm Finney Faculty Center for Professional Development CSULB Faculty; Black Faculty & Staff Association; Africa Sub-Committee (Subcommittee of International Education Committee)
Anita Fitzgerald Nursing LGBTQ+ community; CHHS; CSULB students.
Lisa Fascia Enrollment Services Students, faculty, and staff
Jessica Flores Enrollment Services College of Education-Social and Cultural Analysis of Education, Academic Professionals of California, Latinx Faculty and Staff Association
Laura Gonzalez Finance, College of Business Academic Senate, Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, GenExcel 1st Gen Mentoring program
Edward Garcia Speech Language Pathology Latinx faculty, LGBTQ empowerment, undocumented rights.  
Deborah Hamm Teacher Education, College of Education  
Miriam Henan-Watts Family and Consumer Sciences, College of Health & Human Services Age Friendly University, Equity issues with age, Disabilities and education
Susan Jacobs Strategic Communications Black Faculty and Staff Association, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (Long Beach grad chapter), Strategic Communications
Christopher Knight English Department, College of Liberal Arts Black Faculty and Staff Association, CSULB Alum, College of Liberal Arts Staff
Barbara LeMaster American Sign Language Linguistics, College of Liberal Arts American Sign Language Linguistics and Deaf Cultures (ASLD), Departments of Anthropology and Linguistics, College of Liberal Arts
Eduardo Leyva Educational Opportunity Program Latinx Faculty and Staff Association; Student Financial Services; College of Education - Educational Leadership
First-generation students, Latinx students, staff and faculty, Basic Needs and Cal Fresh Outreach participants
Academic Advisors, College of Health & Human Services leadership, CSULB Staff
Angela Locks Academic Affairs and College of Education  
Dennis López English Department, College of Liberal Arts First-generation working-class students of color, College of Liberal Arts staff and faculty, and the California Faculty Association.
Heather Macias Teacher Education  
Alfredo Macias Forty-Niner Shops Forty-niner Shops Inc, Family Consumer Sciences, Housing
Oscar Navarro Teacher Education & Liberal Studies First-Generation Students of Color, Latinx Faculty Staff Association, and future educators of Color
Anna Nazarian-Peters Student Life Development Student Leaders, Native American Students and Community Members, Division of Student Affairs
Mary Nguyen Bob Murphy Access Center  
Alaine Ocampo Speech-Language Pathology, College of Health & Human Services CHHS Faculty, Administrators, Staff, Students, CHHS Educational Policy Committee, CHHS Research Committee
Rico Ovalles Bookstore Services and 49er Shops LGBT+, VetNet Ally, College of Business (alumni)
Joshua Palkki Music Education, College of the Arts LGBTQIA+ Persons, First-Generation College Students, College of Education Caminos Project (Culturally Responsive Pedagogy)
Sandra Perez University Honors Program University Honors Program; Latinx Faculty and Staff Association; College of Liberal Arts (CLASP), and Chicano and Latino Studies Department.
Kara Perkins Budget & Administration Division of Admin & Finance, Campus wide budget/fiscal staff, Resource Planning Process/Campus Fiscal Committees. 
Aubrey Priest Antelope Valley Engineering Diversity and Inclusion Leadership, International Interdisciplinary Honor Society-Alpha Iota Sigma, CSULB Engineering
Tianjiao Qiu Marketing  
Mignon Richardson Enrollment Services  
Hector Jose Infante Ruiz Strategic Communications  
Cecilia Smalls Griswold Teacher Education, College of Education College of Education: Students, Faculty and Staff
Norma Salcedo Dream Success Center Division of Student Affairs, For Undocumented Empowered Leaders (FUEL), Latinx Student Union
LaTanya Sheffield Track & Field, Athletics Diversity & Inclusion, Athletics, BFAS, PE&C Network
Kris Slowinski   science faculty, academic administrators and advisors, first generation Americans at CSULB
Norma Stein Retired, SVP Human Resources The Jewish community, The underserved and marginalized in Long Beach and West Orange County and the surrounding communities, Individuals, families, and children in need of support services, including counseling, support groups, care management for older adults, court-referred counseling, and emergency financial assistance.
Marita Swanson Human Resources Management and DAF  
Alyssa Torres Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum
Rene Trevino English, College of Liberal Arts College of Liberal Arts, Helena María Viramontes Annual Lecture in Latina/o Literature, American Literature Association
Patricia Trinidad Health Science, College of Health & Human Services Interns at Center for Latino Community Health, Evaluation, Leadership, and Training, and faculty and staff at Center for Health Equity Research.
Robert Turner College of Business  
Kelsey Vidic Department of Dance, College of the Arts Beach Guide, Los Angeles community member, LGBTIAQ+ally
Kellie Walters Kinesiology, College of Health & Human Services CSULB Faculty Parents and Caregivers Group, College of Health and Human Services, Department of Kinesiology 
Kimberly Walters International Studies, College of Liberal Arts  
Raven Yoshitomi College of Health & Human Services Advising Center Academic Advisors, College of Health & Human Services leadership, CSULB Staff
Majid Zahedi 49er Shops