Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity

Celebrate the Differences

Diversity is a core value of San Jacinto College, and the College community celebrates the diversity of ideas and cultures. San Jacinto College is a role model for its community and provides leadership in diversity and inclusivity awareness and practices and outreach to its diverse populations.

The purpose of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Council is:
1. To serve as a resource to the College and the community in understanding the nature of diversity in the community and the importance of diversity and inclusivity.

2. To serve as a recommending body to the Strategic Leadership Team
3. To serve as a resource to the College and the community in creating diversity and inclusivity awareness
4. Research and maintain awareness of leading edge topics and issues relating to all aspects of diversity and inclusivity within the College and the community.


Committee members are expected to serve a 3-year renewable term, with terms of service staggered to ensure continuity. Below is a chart with the current members of the council: 

Name Classification Location
Allatia Harris Administrator D
Adam Rogers Educational Planner S
Alexander Okwonna Dean of Health and Natural Sciences S
Amanda Rose Staff-Student Engagement C
Rosie Helms Staff-Financial Affairs D
Cristina Cárdenas Faculty S
Cynthia Montemayor-Allen Faculty C
Lamar McWaine Faculty N
Dedra White Staff-Strategic Initiatives D
Stephen Lopez Faculty C
Tonja Conerly Faculty S
Brian Bui Staff-Student Engagement N
Daniel Byars Staff-Student Engagement S
Wayne Wauters Staff-Human Resources D