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The Employee Forum Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strives to ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion matters of all employees— particularly those in marginalized communities— are addressed and at the forefront of the work of the Employee Forum. We operate under the principle that equity means leveling the playing field by providing resources and opportunities for underrepresented groups, with the understanding that creating equity allows everyone an opportunity to have a seat at the table, which promotes inclusion. This committee seeks to put those principles into practice by advocating for enhanced hiring practices, equal pay, and protecting those who are most vulnerable. We believe this will contribute to the flourishing of diversity across the Carolina community, thus empowering all employees to create a more just, caring, and equitable community for all.

Committee Members

Rebecca Howell --- Co-ChairSchool of Law
Lori Shamblin --- Co-ChairBiology
Julie Theriault---SecretaryGillings School of Global Public Health
Lauren AndersonEpidemiology
Jessye BongiovanniStudent Affairs
David BraggITS
Shane BroganPhysics & Astronomy
Valerie CartagenaObstetrics/Gynecology
Tiffany CarverSchool of Social Work
Elizabeth DuboseSchool of Medicine
Shayla Evans-HollingsworthHuman Resources
Adrianne GibiliscoDiversity & Inclusion
Leah HefnerUniversity Libraries
Jessi HillCraniofacial & Surgical Care
Arlene MedderAuxiliary Services
Vanessa MitchellSchool of Social Work
Katie MusgroveSchool of Law
Chelsea PorterITS - Customer Experience
Kelly Scurlock-Cross Obstetrics/Gynecology
Jacqueline SchwambergerSchool of Medicine Administration
Lori ShamblinBiology
Theresa SilsbyITS - Customer Experience
Janice SingletaryCampus Health
Sarah SmithCampus Y
Annetta StreaterAdams School of Dentistry Dean's Office
Juan Enrique TusetFamily Medicine
Tracy Wetherby WilliamsSchool of Medicine - Information Technology
Michael WilliamsITS
Gabriela De La Cruz (secondary)Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Keith Hines (secondary)Carolina Union Administration
Charlissa Rice (secondary)HR & EOC
Audrey Shore (secondary)Carolina Annual Giving