Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

DEI Committee Mission

The LWHRA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee provides members with tools, knowledge, and ability to help their organizations promote values and practices of a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace.

DEI Committee Goals (2020)      

Connect, Grow, Serve: Update Committee name from D&I to DEI

Connect, Grow, Serve: Onboard additional volunteers to our committee

Connect, Grow: Coffee chat series - in-person and virtual formats


Grow, Serve: Friendly competition/shark tank style with members to showcase DEI topics highlighting best practices, programs they’ve implemented, sharing knowledge, etc.

Connect, Grow, Serve: Plan a DEI focused chapter meeting

Connect, Serve: Conduct a member survey to inform DEI goals

DEI Committee Members

Lila Williams, Chair

Joseph Marth, Committee Member

Maria Mora, Committee Member

Beverly Neubauer, Committee Member

Marchelle Crisostomo, Committee Member 

Sean Dixey, Supporting Board Member
Forest Woodley, Supporting Board Member


Helpful Links, References & Resources

The following resources have been compiled by the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee:

Local DEI Groups/Networks