To report a bias incident or hate crime, please use the BIRT online reporting form.

BIRT is an institutional priority identified by the College Committee on Inclusive Excellence.  Reporting to the Vice Provost of Student Life, BIRT is  composed of students, staff, and faculty who have received specialized training in the prevention of and response to bias incidents and hate crimes.

BIRT Co-Chairs

Evette Castillo Clark

Dean of Students

Tomas Gomez-Arias

Chief Diversity Officer/Faculty

Permanent Membership

Desiree Anderson

Intercultural Center

Peter Chen

Human Resources

Victoria Gonzalez

Student Life

Megan Karbley

Community Life

Sharon Sobotta

Women’s Resource Center

Adan Tejada

Public Safety

Two-Year Membership

Feroez Chinkonsung

Undergraduate Student 

(Annual Membership)

Quiana Easter

Graduate Student

(Annual Membership)

Beckie Harper

Athletics and Campus Recreation

Savannah Mattox

Undergraduate Student

(Annual Membership)

Karin McClelland

Mission and Ministry

Br. Michael Murphy

Christian Brother and Faculty

Hiroko Nakano


Dai To

Counseling and Psychological Services

Makana Ward

Undergraduate Student

(Annual Membership)