Council Members

Members of the Council receive an official University appointment, on behalf of the Office of the President of Wichita State University, under the direction of the vice president for Diversity and Community Engagement. As advocates for diversity, inclusiveness and equity, the Council values and promotes cross-campus collaboration; consults with faculty, staff and University departments; and regularly supports and participates in diversity enrichment opportunities. All Council Members are appointed annually.


Dr. Marche Fleming-Randle

Marché Fleming-Randle, Ph.D.

Vice President, Diversity and Community Engagement

Deanna Carrithers

Deanna Carrithers

Director of Operations, Diversity and Community Engagement

Kevin Harrison

Kevin Harrison

Community Engagement Coordinator, Diversity and Community Engagement

Mehmet Barut, Ph.D.

Mehmet Barut, Ph.D.

Professor, W. Frank Barton School of Business

Bobby Berry, M.Ed.

Bobby Berry, M.Ed.

Human Performance Lab Manager & Clinical Educator, College of Applied Studies

Gary Brooking, Ph.D.

Gary Brooking, Ph.D.

Chair, Engineering Technology, College of Engineering

Jaya Escobar-Bhattacharjee

Jaya Escobar-Bhattacharjee

Associate Director, Upward Bound Wichita Prep

Judy Espinoza

Judy Espinoza

Director, Human Resources

Jean Griffith, Ph.D.

Jean Griffith, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Undergraduate Coordinator, Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Tilford Coordinator, Academic Affairs

Aaron Hamilton

Aaron Hamilton

Senior Associate Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Riccardo Harris

Riccardo Harris

Executive Director, North Wichita GEAR UP

Moniqueka Holloway

Moniqueka Holloway

NIAR Federal Contract and Compliance Manager, National Institute for Aviation Research

Alex Johnson

Alex Johnson

Director of Development, Athletics

Danielle Johnson

Danielle Johnson

Assistant Director, Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Krishna Krishnan, Ph.D.

Krishna Krishnan, Ph.D.

Chair and Professor, College of Engineering

Rhonda Lewis, Ph.D.

Rhonda Lewis, Ph.D.

Chairperson and Professor, Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Gergana Markova, Ph.D.

Gergana Markova, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, W. Frank Barton School of Business

Voncella McCleary-Jones, Ph.D.

Voncella McCleary-Jones, Ph.D.

Chair, School of Nursing; Associate Dean, College of Health Professions/em>

Rick Muma, Ph.D.

Rick Muma, Ph.D.

Provost and Professor, Academic Affairs

Kennedy Musamali, Ph.D.

Kennedy Musamali, Ph.D.

Director, Student Support Services

Quang Nguyen

Quang Nguyen

Communications and Marketing Specialist, Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Doug Parham, Ph.D.

Doug Parham, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, College of Health Professions

Alicia Sanchez

Alicia Sanchez

Director, Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Aleks Sternfeld-Dunn, Ph.D.

Aleks Sternfeld-Dunn, Ph.D.

Director of School of Music, College of Fine Arts

Sheelu Surender

Sheelu Surender

Director, Office of Financial Aid

Janet Twomey, Ph.D.

Janet Twomey, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, College of Engineering