President's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council Membership


HSU President's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council Membership includes faculty, staff and student representatives from the divisions of Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Business and Finance, University Advancement, and Associated Students.

Executive Team

Dr. Edelmira Reynoso

Sub-Committee Co-Chairs

Kimberly Vincent-Layton, Dept of Communication-Center for Teaching, Learning

Dr. Jennifer Eichstedt, Professor Department of Sociology, Bias Education Initiative Coordinator/Sascheen Raymond, ASC, Social Work

Fernando Paz, Coordinator, Latinx Center for Academic Excellence


Cedric K. Aaron, Therapist, Multicultural Specialist CAPS Program

Kayla R. Begay, Assistant Professor, Native American Studies

Leena Dellalsheh, Assistant Professor, Department of History

Nikola G. Hobbell, Professor, English Education, Director

Tasha R. Howe, Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology

Katia Karadjova, College Librarian, Natural Resources and Sciences, World Languages and Culture

Michael S. Le, Research Associate, Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Jenessa Lund, Associated Students, Executive Director

Kerri Malloy, Lecturer, Native American Studies

Eric Palma, Compensation and Class Manager, Human Resources and APS

Casey Park, Associated Students, Board Coordinator

Linda Parker, Educational Resource Specialist, SDRC

Sheila E. Rocker-Heppe, Director of Extended Education and OLLI Programs

Kumi Watanabe-Schock, Community Programming & Media Specialist, Humboldt State Library

Tracy S. Smith, Director Retention thru Academic Mentoring Program, Campus Coordinator, Skyfactor Mapworks

Brandilynn J. Villareal, Assistant Professor of Psychology

Mark Wicklund, Associate Director of Assessment, Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Breannah Rueda, Student, Associated Students

Malluli Cuellar, Student, Associated Students

Sasheen Raymond, Administrative Support. Department of Social Work

Cassaundra Caudillo, Student, ODEI

Roman Sotomayor, Student AS

Meridith Oram, ODEI Community Development Specialist

Kim White, Associate Professor of Chemistry