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DEI Task Force

College DEI Task Force

The Task Force works as a team and includes individuals who represent the commitment and spirit of DEI and espouse its values. Each member leads a specific area to collectively fulfill the COP’s 4-step approach to expanding DEI initiatives in the College.


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David Sanchez

(Chair and Culture)

Associate Professor

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Ola Carr


Director of Development

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Patricia Carrillo

(Experiential Education)

Rotations Director, APPE

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Hyma Gogineni


Associate Professor

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Mark Iannuzzo


Assistant Dean Student Services

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Anandi Law


Professor / Associate Dean for Assessment

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Benito Machado

(Recruitment and Admissions)

Manager of Early Assurance and Pathway Programs

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Peter Oelschlaeger


Associate Professor

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Nancy Plascencia

(P1 Student Representative)

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David Pham


Associate Professor

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Shawn Smith

(Experiential Education)

Associate Professor

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Ebony Spinks


Assessment Associate

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Stephanie Torrez

(P2 Student Representative)

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LaDonna Tucker


Fiscal Operations Manager