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Inclusion and Diversity Staff

Menah Pratt-Clarke Vice President for Strategic Affairs and Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity 336 Burruss Hall (0216) 540-231-7500

Vice President for Strategic Affairs and Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity, Menah Pratt-Clarke

Menah Pratt-Clarke

Vice President for Strategic Affairs and Diversity
336 Burruss Hall (0216)
Phone 540-231-7500

Leads and coordinates Virginia Tech’s distributed model of inclusion and diversity. Also advises university leadership on policies, programs, services, and current issues that shape and impact the university’s progress on inclusion and diversity.

Operations

Stacey Wilkerson

Chief of Staff

Marcie Bishop Administrative Assistant to Menah Pratt-Clarke 336 Burruss Hall (0216) 800 Drillfield Drive 540-231-7500

Administrative Assistant to Menah Pratt-Clarke, Marcie Bishop

Marcie Bishop

Office Manager and Administrative Assistant to Menah Pratt-Clarke
Phone 540-231-7500
Email bmarc555@vt.edu

Juliet Nwaihesie Operations Coordinator 330 Burruss Hall (0132) 540-231-2938

Operations Coordinator, Juliet Nwaihesie

Juliet Nwaihesie

Operations Coordinator
Phone 540-231-2938

Hallema Sharif

Hallema Sharif

Director for Communications and Public Relations
Phone 540-231-2787
Email hallema@vt.edu

Delina Phicadu

Communications Assistant

Linwood Moore

Linwood Moore

Data Manager
Phone 540-231-2960
Email mlinwo8@vt.edu

Students

Ellington Graves

Assistant Provost for Inclusion and Diversity
Phone 540-231-7343
Email egraves@vt.edu

Crasha Townsend, Ph.D

Director of SOAR
Phone 540-231-2946

Benito Nieves

Senior Associate Director of SOAR

Luisa Burgos

Associate Director of SOAR

Meshay Long

Assistant Director of SOAR

Seth Sterlin

Assistant Director of SOAR

Dr. Ashleigh “Bing” Bingham

Director of LGBTQ+ Resource Center
Email anbingham@vt.edu

Kimberly Clark-Shaw

Director of Black Cultural Center
Email kdcshaw@vt.edu

Melissa Faircloth

Director of American Indian and Indigenous Community Center

Dr. Nina Ha

Director of Asian Cultural Engagement Center
Email nha@vt.edu

Veronica Montes

Director of El Centro Center
Email vmontes@vt.edu

Faculty

Erica Cooper

Assistant Provost of Faculty Diversity
Phone 540-765-9462
Email efcooper@vt.edu

Chatrice Barnes

Associate Director of Diversity Programs
Phone 540-231-2359

Diversity Education and Engagement

Michele Deramo Assistant Provost for Diversity Education & Programs 336 Burruss Hall (0216) 800 Drillfield Drive 540-231-7500

Assistant Provost for Diversity Education & Programs, Michele Deramo

Michele Deramo

Associate Vice Provost of Diversity Education and Engagement
Phone 540-231-6877
Email deramo@vt.edu

Alicia Cohen

Alicia Cohen

Director of Diversity Education Programs
Phone 540-231-1822
Email acohen@vt.edu

Michelle Carter

Director of Diversity Engagement

Mae Hey

Assistant Professor, American Indian Studies InclusiveVT Post-Doctoral Fellow
Email maehey@vt.edu

Victoria Ferguson

Docent and Program Manager for Solitude-Fraction

Sandra Martin

Administrative Assistant

Advancement

Matthew Brandon

Matthew Brandon

Matthew Brandon

Chief Advancement Officer for OID
Phone 540-231-9934
Email mlb19@vt.edu

Latanya Walker

Director of Alumni Relations for Diversity and Inclusion