Updated July 2013


  • The team serves as an advisory group to the president and monitors the progress of the Gallaudet Diversity Action Plan.
  • The team serves as a communication liaison with the campus community.
  • The team serves as an advocate for ongoing and sustainable action that will address issues of diversity and respect at Gallaudet.
  • The team will review the results of various activities and provide the president with feedback and recommendations.


This Committee has the following authority:

  • Advises president and division administrators on diversity issues; implements the Gallaudet Diversity Action Plan.
  • Reports to president


NameTitle / Role
Dr. Ann Powell Chair
Mark Amissah Coordinator
William Banks Facilities, Project Engineer
Dr. Barry Bergen Professor/Prog. Dir./Chair
Dr. Barbara Gerner de Garcia Professor
Elvia Guillermo Coor, MC Student ProgramsDiversity & Equity forStudents
James Harrison
Kimberly Huseby Multimedia TechnicianGallaudet Technology Services
Alesia Howard
Dr. Jane Hurst
Tracey Kempton Prog. Coord. Ctr. for Cont. Studies
Eileen Matthews
Dr. Angela McCaskill Deputy Pres & Assoc Prov Div. & Inclus
Sharrell McCaskill Dir, Equal Opportunity Prgms
Dr. Janice Mitchell Professor
Dr. Gina Olivia
Michael Peterson KDES IEP Coordinator
Hector Reynoso
Darrin Smith Sub Staff Residential Asst
Paula Tucker Research Associate
Carlene Thumann-Prezioso Senior Research Associate
Hatim Vali Data Center Engineer
Ron Wesley
Dr. Cheryl Wu Professor
Christine Clark CBG Consultant
Mark Brimhall-Vargas CBG Consultant
Mary Graham-Fischer CBG Consultant