Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee promotes initiatives and addresses student concerns related to campus DEI. The DEI committee engages in discussions on how to ensure SUNY is a welcoming place to study for students of all backgrounds. The committee also researches topics for a variety of different cultures to dissolve common stereotypes and collaborates with other SUNY SA committees where appropriate.

To serve on the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee, please fill out the Committee Application Form.

For any inquiries regarding the committee, please contact Chief of Staff Taryn Rackmyer at taryn.rackmyer@sunysa.org.

Members of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee:

Representative Cristian Rodriguez

Representative Callie Humphrey

Representative Daniel Cubas

Representative Jahad Hoyte

Representative Akilah Wilson

Representative Mitchel Smigel

Representative Esther Joseph

Brandon John, SUNY Farmingdale

Malaike Addo, University at Buffalo

Sanita Hadziahmetovic, SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Bharat Bajaj, University at Buffalo

Corey Sidney, Buffalo State

Isabella Musachio, University at Buffalo

Samkaris Oghenekome, Suffolk County Community College

Florence Ayeni, University at Buffalo

Samantha DiCanio, SUNY Brockport

Marcella S. Jugueta, University at Albany

Zackary Graham, University at Buffalo

Alexus Larkin, Buffalo State College

Kendra Harris, University at Buffalo

Gaelle Jean-Baptise, Buffalo State

Kemar Kidd, Alfred State College

Florence Wolf, Alfred State College

Leana Colletti, The College at Brockport 

Elizabeth Stippell, University at Buffalo 

Kathleen Norton, SUNY Alfred

Initiatives of the committee:


Check out Resolution 1920-41 Resources and Support for Immigrant and Undocumented Students, passed at the September 2019 meeting, at our resolution archive.

Check out Resolution 1920-30 Supporting Access to Pell and TAP assistance for Incarcerated Students, passed at the September 2019 meeting, at our resolution archive.

Check out the  blog article that Onondaga Community College student leader Jourdyn-Evonne Lee wrote on prison education programs.



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