ICC Membership

Members of the Institutional Coordinating Council for Thriving, Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity (ICC) bring a depth and breadth of expertise in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) work, familiarity with institutional processes, and broad representation from across the University.


Patricia Herrera
Dr. Patricia Herrera
Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance
School of Arts & Sciences
Glyn Hughes
Dr. Glyn Hughes
Office for Institutional Equity & Inclusion


Amy Howard
Dr. Amy Howard
Senior Administrative Officer
Equity & Community


Kim Dean-Anderson
Kim Dean-Anderson
Senior Associate Director of Community Relationships
Bonner Center for Civic Engagement
Matt Dewald
Matt Dewald
Senior Editor
University Communications
Alicia Díaz
Alicia Díaz
Associate Professor of Dance
Department of Theatre & Dance
Theran Fisher
Theran Fisher
Director of Talent and Organizational Effectiveness
Human Resources
Ny'Asia Flowers, '25
Dara Gocheski
Chief of Staff
Office of the President, ex officio
Annie Hankin, '27
Crystal Hoyt
Dr. Crystal Hoyt
Professor of Leadership Studies and Psychology and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Jepson School of Leadership Studies
Josh Jeffreys
Josh Jeffreys
Jewish Chaplain & Director of Religious Life
Office of the Chaplaincy
Melanie Jenkins
Institutional Effectiveness
Shannon Jones
Dr. Shannon Jones
Director of Biological Instruction
Department of Biology
Moe Kassem, '25
Mia Reinoso Genoni
Dr. Mia Reinoso Genoni
Westhampton College
Morgan Russell
Dr. Morgan Russell
Student Center for Equity & Inclusion
Doron Samuel-Siegel
Professor of Law
School of Law
Ellen Sayles
Ellen Sayles
Associate Dean and Director of Education Abroad
Office of International Education
LaRee Sugg

LaRee P. Sugg
Deputy Director of Athletics for Policy & Sports Management
Senior Woman Administrator, and Chief of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Richmond Athletics


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  • Former Members

    Dr. Carthene Bazemore-Walker, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Thriving, and Inclusion
    Dr. Ashleigh Brock, Assistant to the President
    Dr. Tina Cade, Associate Vice President, Student Development
    Tara Casey, Director of Pro Bono Services and Clinical Professor of Law
    Anthony Crenshaw, Director of Operations & Strategic Initiatives - Equity and Community
    Dr. Julian Hayter, Associate Professor of Leadership Studies
    Al Johnson, Major - Campus Safety
    Rev. Dr. Craig Kocher, University Chaplain
    Dr. Shakun Mago, Professor of Economics
    Dr. Nicole Maurantonio, Professor of Rhetoric and Communication Studies
    Leigh McCullar, Director, HR Consulting
    Krittika Onsanit, Director of International Student and Scholar Services
    Dr. Patrice Rankine, Dean - School of Arts and Sciences
    Dr. Bedelia Richards, Associate Professor of Sociology, School of Arts & Sciences
    Aggrey Sam, University Communications
    Dr. Tom Shields, Associate Professor of Education, Program Chair of Graduate Education – School of Professional and Continuing Studies
    Lauren Stenson, ’22
    Max Wallach, RC ’22
    Dr. Thad Williamson, Associate Professor of Leadership Studies
    Dr. Eric Yellin, Associate Professor of History and American Studies