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 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

Beckie Harper  Athletics Department
Karin McClelland Mission and Ministry
Br. Michael Murphy Christian Brother and Faculty
Hiroko Nakano  Faculty
Jim Sciuto Associate Dean of Students (Residential Experience and New Student & Family Programs)
Dai To Counseling and Psychological Services
Makana Ward Undergraduate Student (Annual Membership)