Inclusion Advisory Board (IAB)

Our Inclusion Advisory Board (IAB) was established to identify a talented and engaged group of individuals who are committed to providing leadership, insight and action toward our DEI Roadmap and its critical deliverables.

Meet the IAB

IAB Executive Sponsors & Advisory Team

The IAB Executive Sponsors & Advisory Team is comprised of senior leadership committed to providing insight, direction and recommendations supporting the advancement of our organizational core values and DEI guiding principles.

Celeste Chatman

Favorite DEI Quote: “When we listen and celebrate what is common and different, we become a wiser MORE>

Annette Charles

Favorite DEI Quote: “When we’re talking about diversity, it’s not about a box to check. It’s a reality that should be MORE>

Inclusion Roadmap Champions: Team members of varying levels were nominated to work with the VP of DEI and Inclusion Roadmap Leaders to drive our inclusion strategy. IAB Champions participate and lead critical inclusion work in support of our DEI Roadmap to drive action supporting our organizational inclusion outcomes.  Members provide thought leadership and ideas and work to implement DEI work while promoting the importance of DEI across our organization.  IAB Champions work to support four key DEI areas: Cultural Awareness/Employee Engagement, Inclusion Training, DEI Recruitment and Inclusion Academic Alliance.

Cultural Awareness & Employee Engagement Champions

Andrew Mazur, Lead

Favorite DEI Quote: “There are lessons in everything. The bad, the good. Our job is to listen MORE>

Dr. Vanessa Johnson

Favorite DEI Quote: “Eventually, all the peoples of the world will have to discover a way to live together in peace MORE>

Kinjal Nana

Favorite DEI Quote: “We will all profit from a more diverse, inclusive society, understanding, accommodating MORE>

DEI Inclusion Training Champions

William Romney, Lead

Favorite DEI Quote: “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines MORE>

Jasmine Burley

Favorite DEI Quote: “We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand MORE>

DEI Recruitment Champions

Kelly Anne Ohde, Co-Lead

Favorite DEI Quote: “Our glorious diversity – our diversities of faiths and colors and creeds – that is not a threat MORE>

Jarrett Brock

Favorite DEI Quote: “Diversity is having a seat at the table, inclusion is having a voice, and belonging is having MORE>

Jada Guillory

Favorite DEI Quote: “Diversity is what exists and inclusion is what must be done to embrace the existence MORE>

Inclusion Academic Alliance Champions

Shirley Torho, Lead

Favorite DEI Quote: “Diversity is a fact, but inclusion is a choice we make every day. As leaders, we have to put out the MORE>