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. 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.


Bias Incident Response Team Membership - AY 2020-21


Permanent Membership (by Title)

Dr. Evette Castillo Clark, Dean of Students (Chair)

Legacy Lee, Director of the Intercultural Center

Mark Nagel, Executive Director of Public Safety and Transportation

Sharon Sobotta, Director of the Center for Women and Gender Equity


Two-Year Membership (Office or Role may be permanent, member rotates) 

Samantha Alberto, Assistant Director of Residential Experience (2019-21)

Br. Christopher Brady, Christian Brother (2019-21)

Cynthia Cutshall, Associate Director of Clinical Services and Operations, CAPS (2019-21)

Carrie Davis, Assistant Director, Mission & Ministry Center (2019-21)

Dr. Kathy Littles, Associate Provost & Senior Diversity Officer (2019-21) 

Ed Arnold, Associate Athletic Director for Event Management (2020-22)

Loan Dao, Faculty (2020-22)

Catherine Davalos, Faculty (2020-22)

Erika Roesch, Recruiting Manager, Human Resources (2020-22)

Devin Toma, Coordinator, Student Disability Services (2020-22)

Stacy Vander Velde, Director of Community Life (2020-22)


Annual Membership

Ethan Mack, AS Senator, Undergraduate Student

Makenna Messina, Returning RA, Undergraduate Student 

Samantha Williams, Graduate Student Representative



Updated 12/17/20