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Equity Action Council

Members and Working Groups

The EAC is made up of students, faculty, classified professionals, and administrators. These are public meetings; everyone is welcome! The EAC also offers a series of ongoing subcommittees and advisory groups.

Ongoing Subcommittees:

  • Climate Survey and Campus Assessments  – Lead: Sal Breiter and Cynthia Kaufman
  • Campus Equity Positions  and State Annual Report – Lead:  Veronica Neal and Edmundo Norte
  • EAC Equity Annual Equity Retreat and Professional Development – Lead: Edmundo Norte and Diana Argrabrite
  • EAC Equity Core Team Liaisons – Lead: Veronica Neal


EAC Working Groups:

  • Gender and Sexualities Advisory Committee – Chairs: Melissa Aguilar and Thomas Ra
  • Women’s Advisory Group – Chair: Marc Coronado
  • Africana Issues and Action Group –  Chair: Julie Lewis and Sandra Spencer
  • White Allies Group – Chair: Vacant
  • API Advisory Committee – Chair: Vacant
  • SES Advisory Group – Chair: Vacant
  • Latino/a Advisory Group – Chair: Vacant
  • Disabilities Advisory Group – Chair: Vacant
  • Veterans’ Advisory Group – Chair: Vacant

If you are interested in serving as a chair for an EAC Working Group please contact Veronica Neal

You may also participate in an advisory group without participating in the general EAC committee meetings. Please feel free to contact directly the advisory group chairs.







Veronica Neal

Director, Office of Equity, Social Justice, and Multicultural Education 408.864.5338 

Cynthia Kaufman

Director of VIDA 408.864.8739

Edmundo Norte 

Dean of International and Interculral Studies 408.864.8739
Jackie Reza Director, Staff and Organizational Development 408.864.8366
Marc Coronado English 408.864.8409
Salamander Breiter  Humanities 408.864.5561
Julie Lewis African American Studies, IIS 408.864.8798
Karen Chow English 408.864.5763
Diana Argrabrite Euphrat 408.864.5464 
Truly Hunter VP Student Services 408.864.8221
Melissa Aguilar Co-Director, Student Success Center 408.864.5422
Thomas Ray Dean, Language Arts 408.864.8546
Mae Lee Intercultural/ International 408.864.8973

Equity ACTION Council
Building:  MCC
Contact: Edmundo Norte
Phone:  408.864.8443

Building:  ADM 105
Contact: Veronica Neal
Phone:  408.864.5338


Last Updated: 6/11/15