Working Group Purpose Statement:

To strategize messaging about JMU’s commitment to, and work for, racial equity—and how the university contributes to greater societal change—by focusing on collaboration, as well as striving toward systemic solutions and making outcome-oriented recommendations.


Silvia Garcia-Romero

Cultural Diversity Manager, Sentara RMH Medical Center


Charles Theron May

Ole School Group Alumni Representative, President and CEO of C&M, LLC, Inc.


Karen E. Risch Mott

Assistant Director, Campaign Communications

Working Group Members:

Cheryl Beverly - Learning, Technology and Leadership Education, College of Education

Alysia Davis - Director of Student Engagement, Honors College

Barbara Hetzel - Associate Director, Title IX Office

Manal Jamal - Political Science

Kylie Mirabella - Student

Angela Johnson Russell - Alumna

Chloe Mitchell - Student

Xaiver Williams - Student

Kerri Wilson – Admissions

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