IDEAL Climate Survey Committees, Teams and Working Groups

IDEAL Climate Survey Steering Committee

Membership:

  • Chair, Yvette Alex-Assensoh, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion and Professor of Political Science
  • Kersey Bars, Occupational Health & Safety Specialist, Environmental Health and Safety
  • Tracy Bars, Special Assistant to the Vice President & HR Partner, Division of Equity & Inclusion
  • Nicole Commissiong, Associate Vice President, Chief Civil Rights Officer, & Title IX Coordinator, Office of the President
  • Lorraine Davis, Special Assistant to President and Provost, Office of the Provost
  • Renee Delgado-Riley, Director of Assessment and Research, Division of Student Life 
  • Jose Dominguez, Interim Chief Information Security Officer, Information Services
  • Zoë Gamell Brown, Graduate Employee, Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies
  • Sara Mason, Assistant Director for Industry Engagement, Lundquist College of Business
  • Lara Nesselroad, Manager, UO Science and Design Libraries
  • Damien Pitts, Assistant Director, Student Organizations and Diversity Outreach, Lundquist College of Business
  • Mark Schmelz, Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Office of Human Resources
  • Autumn Shafer, Associate Professor, School of Journalism & Communication
  • Nadia Singh,  Associate Professor, Biology
  • Jennifer Winters, AVP for Content Strategy, University Communications

IDEAL Climate Survey
Analysis Team

Charge for Analysis Team:

  • To work with Gallup on the analysis of data from the IDEAL Campus Climate Survey.
  • To convert the analysis plan into accessible data reports on climate and engagement indicators that the Action Committee can use to recommend actions and other interventions at the campus wide and local levels of the university.
  • To provide advice and guidance regarding the roll-out and presentation of survey results to the campus community.

Membership:

 

 

IDEAL Climate Survey
Action Team

Charge for Action Team:

  • To appropriately convert the survey findings into actionable change at campus-wide and local levels of the university.
  • To consult with and get input from campus constituencies regarding recommended action.
  • To recommend actions to President, Provost, VP for Equity and Inclusion, and other senior leaders.

Membership:

  • Co-Lead Marcilynn Burke, Dean of Law, Law School 
  • Co-Lead Christy Long, Associate CIO Tech Infrastructure, Information Services
  • Gerard Sandoval, Professor, School of Planning, Public Policy and Management
  • Krista Chronister, Vice Provost, Graduate Studies
  • Lorraine Davis, Special Assistant to President and Provost, Office of the Provost
  • Chelsey Megli, Chief of Staff, University Advancement 
  • Lesley-Anne Pittard, Assistant Vice President, Campus and Community Engagement, Division of Equity and Inclusion 
  • Kersey Bars, Occupational Health & Safety Specialist, Environmental Health and Safety
  • Brett Harris, UO Ombudsperson 
  • Karen Ford, Dean for Faculty, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Norma Trefren, Multicultural Academic Counselor, Native American Student Retention Specialist, Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence (CMAE)
  • Kaia Rogers, Senior Director, HR Programs, Services & Strategic Initiatives
  • Elliot Berkman, Professor, Psychology Department
  • Grey Pierce, Digital Accessibility Architect, Information Services
  • Norma Kehdi, Senior Director, Accessible Education Center

Ex-Officio Members:

  • Yvette Alex-Assensoh, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion and Professor of Political Science
  • Mark Schmelz, Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Working Groups

Engagement and Onboarding

  • Kaia Rogers, Senior Director, HR Programs, Services & Strategic Initiatives, Lead
  • Chelsey Megli, Chief of Staff, University Advancement 
  • Damien Pitts, Assistant Director, Student Organizations and Diversity Outreach, Lundquist College of Business
  • Krista Chronister, Vice Provost, Graduate Studies
  • Sierra Dawson, Associate Vice Provost for Faculty and Leadership Development
  • Mark Schmelz, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer,  Senior Leader

Faculty Service, Promotion and Tenure

  • Gabe Paquette, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Lead
  • Karen Ford, Dean for Faculty, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Gerard Sandoval, Professor, School of Planning, Public Policy and Management; Vice President, University Senate
  • Lynn Stephen, Professor, Anthropology
  • Hank Childs, Professor, Computer Science; Chair, UOFPC
  • Chris Murray, Professor & Associate Dean for Faculty Development, College of Education
  • Juan Eduardo Wolf, Associate Professor, Ethnomusicology
  • Laura Vandenburgh, Professor & Director, School of Art + Design, College of Design
  • Rich Margerum, Professor & Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, College of Design
  • Janet Woodruff-Borden, Acting Provost and Executive Vice President, Senior Leader

 

 

 

Equity

  • Elliot Berkman, Professor, Psychology Department, Co-Lead
  • Lesley-Anne Pittard, Assistant Vice President, Campus and Community Engagement, Division of Equity and Inclusion, Co-Lead
  • Lorraine Davis, Special Assistant to President and Provost, Office of the Provost
  • Grey Pierce, Digital Accessibility Architect, Information Services
  • Norma Kehdi, Senior Director, Accessible Education Center
  • Yvette Alex-Assensoh, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion and Professor of Political Science, Senior Leader

Response, Reporting and Anti-discrimination 

  • Nicole Commissiong, Associate Vice President, Chief Civil Rights Officer, & Title IX Coordinator, Office of the President, Co-Lead
  • Brett Harris, UO Ombudsperson, Co-Lead
  • Jeslyn Everitt, Associate General Counsel
  • Norma Kehdi, Senior Director, Accessible Education Center
  • Patrick Phillips, Interim President and Professor of Biology, Senior Leader

 

 

 

 

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