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IDEAL Staff Advisory Committee

IDEAL staff advisory committee members

Members of the IDEAL Staff Advisory Committee, taken April 2021

The Staff Advisory Committee guides the strategic direction of IDEAL for staff, and proposes programs and initiatives to further diversity and inclusion at Stanford. Committee members represent schools and units across campus and partner with the IDEAL project team to prioritize efforts and advance issues and recommendations to Executive Leadership. To align strategic efforts across students, faculty and staff, the Staff Advisory Committee will also partner with the Student and Faculty Advisory Committees currently being formed.

Our strategic framework

Here's how we will advance staff DEI initiatives; view the framework.

Advisory Committee Members

Eric Abrams
Chief Inclusion Officer

Graduate School of Education

Jan Barker-Alexander
Assistant Vice-Provost for Inclusion & Community and Exec. Director for CECL

Student Affairs

Chris Bright
Redwood City Campus Executive Director

Land, Buildings and Real Estate

Lupe Carrillo
Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

School of Earth, Energy AND Environmental Sciences

Robert Coles
Creative Services Director

Residential and Dining Enterprises

Giselle Flores Martin
Director of Finance & Operations

School of Engineering

Craig Gaines
Director of Finance & Administration (DFA) - Comparative Medicine

School of Medicine

LaWanda Hill
Psychologist, Vaden Student Health Center

Student Affairs

Kevin Hutcherson
Zone Project Manager

Land, Buildings and Real Estate

Victor Madrigal
Associate Director

Alumni Association

Rigoberto Marquez
Associate Director of Academic Programs & Community Engaged Learning

School of Humanities and Sciences

Rhonda Marsh
Director, Finance & Administration

Offices of the President and Provost

Alex Massengale
Director of Donor Relations & Development Communications

School of Law

Mary Oleksy
Associate Director, Strategy & Curricular Support

Graduate School of Business

Serena Rao
Senior Associate Dean for Finance & Administration

Vice Provost and Dean of Research Office

Taulese Sampson
Leave & Disability Specialist, RDE

Residential and Dining Enterprises

Christen Sottolano
Director of Major Gifts

Graduate School of Education

Ayodele Thomas
Associate Dean of Graduate & Career Education & Diversity

School of Medicine

Nancy Ware
Chief of Staff, University IT

Business Affairs

Strategic  Advisors    
Patrick Dunkley Recently named as  Vice Provost for Institutional Equity, Access and Community

Office of the Provost

Shirley Everett Senior Associate Vice Provost, Residential & Dining Enterprises and recently named as Senior Advisor to the Provost on Equity and Inclusion

Residential and Dining Enterprises

Elizabeth Zacharias Vice President for Human Resources

University Human Resources

IDEAL program lead    
Marguerite Kunze Associate Vice President of Talent Management & Workforce Strategy

University Human Resources

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