Human Resources
Mitchell 1st Floor, MS: 7425
Phone: (509) 963-1202
Fax: (509) 963-1733

Purpose, Membership, and Year End Report


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 Type Position Member Name
Ex-Officio Director, Civil Rights Compliance & Title IX Coordinator Thomas Pedersen
Dean Dean, College of the Sciences Tim Englund
Exempt Employee Manager, Student Disability Services Wendy Holden
Exempt Employee Director, Early College Outreach Manuel Rodriguez
Faculty Professor, Dept of Art and Design Keith Lewis
Faculty Associate Professor, Eng Tech Safety & Construct Charles Pringle
Faculty Professor, Philosophy & Religious Studies Cynthia Coe
Faculty Professor, Psychology Megan Matheson
Civil Service Fiscal Specialist 2, Extended and Global Education Josie Rollins
Civil Service Program Coordinator, College Assistance Migrant Program Justina Aguilera
Civil Service Vacant
Civil Service Vacant
PSE Vacant
PSE Vacant
Student Student Representative Evelyn Roehn
Student Student Representative Charles Johnson
Other Contributors
Kandee Cleary Vice President of Inclusivity & Diversity

Year End Report

2019-20 Year End Report (PDF)

2018-19 Year End Report (PDF)