About

The Diversity Catalyst Committee (DCC) champions a long-term diversity and inclusion agenda for ESS with goals, metrics, timelines, implementation activities, and continuity of practice with a rolling three-year plan. The DCC engages in topics of diversity in research leadership across the Land-grant university system, provides ideas and actions for consideration, and supplements institutional, regional and national diversity and inclusion efforts. The focus is primarily on enhancing the diversity among the Experiment Station Directors, Research Directors, and their associates and assistants.

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Members

NameCommittee PositionAffiliationEmail
Ali FaresChairARDalfares@pvamu.edu
Alton ThompsonMemberARDathompson1@ncat.edu
Brian RaisonMemberECOPraison.1@osu.edu
Adrian AresMemberWAAESDlyudin@triton.uog.edu
Cynda ClaryMemberAPScynda.clary@okstate.edu
Doze ButlerMemberAPS and ARDdoze_butler@subr.edu
Gary ThompsonMemberNERAgat10@psu.edu
L. Wes BurgerMemberSAAESDw.burger@msstate.edu
Jeff JacobsenMemberNCRAjjacobsn@msu.edu
Christina HamiltonMemberNCRAchristina.hamilton@wisc.edu
Bill BarkerMemberNCRAwilliam.barker@wisc.edu
Shannon Archibeque-EngleMemberProfessionalshannon.archibeque-engle@colostate.edu
Henry FadamiroMemberSAAESDfadamhy@auburn.edu
Bobbie MooreMemberNIFA Civil Rights Directorbobbie.moore@nifa.usda.gov
VacantMemberAPLU
Donna PearceMemberSAAESDdpearce@ncsu.edu
Rick RhodesExecutive Vice-ChairNERArcrhodes@uri.edu
David LeibovitzAssistant Vice-ChairNERAdavid_leibovitz@uri.edu