Office of Institutional Diversity & Equity > Advocacy > President's Diversity Council > Membership


The members of the President's Diversity Council shall serve as presidential appointments for two-year terms. This membership will evolve as DePaul University's constituency groups change and grow, and are included in the university community. The group will meet once each quarter.

The PDC membership includes the following individuals:

Maria DeMoya College of Communication, Diversity Advocate
Anthony Chung College of Computing and Digital Media, Diversity Advocate
Ronald Chennault College of Education, Diversity Advocate
Daniel Morales College of Law, Diversity Advocate
Shailja Sharma College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Diversity Advocate
Margaret Silliker College of Science and Health, Diversity Advocate
Sandra Shelton Driehaus College of Business, Diversity Advocate
Derise Tolliver-Atta School for New Learning, Diversity Advocate
Katherine Brucher School of Music, Diversity Advocate
Dexter Zollicoffer The Theatre School, Diversity Advocate
Lawrence Hamer AVP Academic Affairs
Rico Tyler AVP of Diversity and Inclusion, Student Affairs
Judith Kolar Center for Students with Disabilities
Laura Warren Office of the General Counsel
Emily Opaliski Operations, Institutional Compliance
Kathryn Statz Athletics
Tina Cajigas Enrollment Management and Marketing
GianMario Besana International Initiatives
Francine Soliunas University Advancement
Maria Toscano Office of Public Relations and Communications
Mariella Palacios Human Resources
Sandra Tanksley Staff Council Representative #1
Tzong Chang Staff Council Representative #2
Vanessa Cadavillo Student Government Association (SGA) Representative #1
Richard Popp Student Government Association (SGA) Representative #2
Shealyn Wolfe DePaul Women's Network (DWN) Affinity Group
Keith Baltimore DePaul University Black Leadership Coalition (DPUBLC) Affinity Group
Elizabeth Florez Latinos Empowered At DePaul (LEAD) Affinity Group
Yuki Miyamoto ELEVATE Affinity Group
Katy Weseman LGBTQ Affinity Group
​Haydee Nunez ​DePaul Military Resource Group (MERG) Affinity Group