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Equal Opportunity Committee


The committee reports to the VP of Business and Financial Services and advises the Executive Director, Human Resources, on policy development, affirmative action plans and processes, and equal opportunity.

The purpose of the committee is to:

  • Regularly identify and review areas that may impact equal opportunity such as university waivers or promotion and tenure; and
  • Review complaints, investigative reports and findings of the investigator and determine whether or not the allegations have been substantiated in accordance with the discrimination complaint and resolution policy and procedures for employees.


Member TypePositionMember NameTerm Ends
Ex-officioExecutive Director, Human ResourcesStaci Sleigh-LaymanN/A
Civil Rights Investigator, HRLeslie LIndseyN/A


DeanTodd Shiver (College of Arts & Humanities)6/30/2019
Exempt EmployeeVeronica Gomez-Vilchis (Diversity & Equity Center)6/30/2019
Exempt EmployeeWendy Holden (Disability Services)6/30/2022
FacultyMarc Haniuk (Theatre Arts)6/30/2021
FacultyJohn Bowen (Geography)6/30/2019
FacultyLucinda Carnell (Biological Sciences)6/30/2019
Khodi Kaviani (Ed Dev, Teaching & Learning)
FacultyYi Shan Lea (Ed Dev, Teaching & Learning)6/30/2020
Civil ServiceKristen Paton (Career Services)6/30/2019
Civil ServicePercy Moore (Registrar)6/30/2020

2018-19 Year End Report


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