DEI Advisory Group and Committee

As part of the mission of the Office of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, we have created a new DEI Advisory Group and a new DEI Committee.

Vice President, Equity and Inclusion: Brian Harper, Chief Medical Officer and Associate Professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine – bharper@nyit.edu

Co-Chair: Felipe Henao, Dean of Students – fhenao@nyit.edu
Co-Chair: Anu Raj, Assistant Professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine – anu.raj@nyit.edu

DEI Advisory Group

The DEI Advisory Group includes members of key departments and areas across the university and will offer feedback and advice on the proposed DEI pillars and how best to navigate the institution to achieve our goals.

Membership

Sinan CaykoyluAssociate Professor, School of Management
Vancouver campus
scaykoyl@nyit.edu
Pamela Diaz-LagosAssociate Director, Admissions
Arkansas campus
pdiazlag@nyit.edu
Francesa FioreAssociate Provost
Academic Affairs
ffiore@nyit.edu
Ron GoldbergWeb Content Editor
Strategic Messaging
ron.goldberg@nyit.edu
Carol LaneAssociate Director
External Affairs
clane03@nyit.edu
Evette Allen MooreAssistant Dean, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Arkansas campus
eallen03@nyit.edu
Sabrina PolidoroDirector
Alumni Relations
spolidor@nyit.edu
Melissa D. PondEquity Officer and Title IX Coordinator
Long Island campus
mpond@nyit.edu
Angelina SalernoAssistant Director
Human Resources
asaler02@nyit.edu
Donald VogelDirector
Planned Giving
dvogel@nyit.edu
Anthony WhiteStudent Life Coordinator
Student Engagement and Development
awhite16@nyit.edu

DEI Committee

The DEI Committee includes members of key departments and areas across the university and will meet monthly and work to implement the goals of the Office of Divesity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging.

Membership

Folashade AlawiyeLaboratory Engineer
College of Engineering and Computer Science
falawiye@nyit.edu
Sinan CaykoyluAssociate Professor, School of Management
Vancouver campus
scaykoyl@nyit.edu
Deborah CohnInterim Dean
School of Management
dcohn02@nyit.edu
Kaylah DewarStudent Leader
Long Island campus
 
Farzana GandhiAssociate Professor
School of Architecture and Design
fgandhi@nyit.edu
Ron GoldbergWeb Content Editor
Strategic Messaging
ron.goldberg@nyit.edu
Jennifer GriffithsProfessor
College of Arts and Sciences
jgriff02@nyit.edu
Ellen KatzAssociate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
ekatz@nyit.edu
Mathew KunjappyStudent Leader
Arkansas campus
 
Ashley McCrayStudent Leader
Arkansas campus
 
Evette Allen MooreAssistant Dean, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Arkansas campus
eallen03@nyit.edu
Diana MorontaLibrarian II
New York Tech Library
lmoronta@nyit.edu
Darren MosesDirector, Client Services and Engagement
Information Technology Services
dmoses01@nyit.edu
Tara PayneSenior Project Administrator
Real Estate Development and Sustainable Capital Planning
tpayne03@nyit.edu
Melissa D. PondEquity Officer and Title IX Coordinator
Long Island campus
mpond@nyit.edu
Tre' RogersStudent Leader
New York City campus
 
Monika RohdeSenior Associate Dean
Undergraduate Student Success and Advising
monika.rohde@nyit.edu
Angelina SalernoAssistant Director
Human Resources
asaler02@nyit.edu
Kalpan ShahStudent Leader
Vancouver campus
 
Karen VaheyDean
Admissions and Financial Aid
karen.vahey@nyit.edu
Jessica VargheseAssistant Professor
School of Health Professions
jvargh14@nyit.edu
Erikka VaughanPlanning Support Specialist
Academic Affairs
evaughan@nyit.edu
Anthony WhiteStudent Life Coordinator
Student Engagement and Development
awhite16@nyit.edu
Ian WhiteRegistrar
Enrollment Management
iwhite01@nyit.edu