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Bias Incident Response Group

This group is an extension of the Committee of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and responds to incidents of bias or incivility connected to culture, race, gender, orientation or ethnicity.

What Does BIRG Do?

  • Provides support/education.
  • Reviews options for responding to or dealing with situations of bias.
  • Collects statistical data on behalf of the SNC community.

Does BIRG Take Disciplinary Action?
No, the Bias Incident Response Group (BIRG) does not take disciplinary action in regard to students or other members of the college community. BIRG members will make referrals to the Office of Student Judicial Affairs or the director of Human Resources or when such actions are desired.

Committee Co-chairs
Cheryl Carpenter

Cheryl Carpenter-Siegel
Assistant Professor of Sociology

Corday Goddard

Corday Goddard
Associate Dean of Student Development

Committee Members
Alaina Morales

Alaina Morales
Study Abroad and Off-Campus Programs Advisor

Amanda Kim

Amanda Kim
Senior Advisor to the President for Equity Diversity and Inclusion

Bridgit Martin

Bridget Martin
Director of Multicultural Student Services

Chris Stewart Chris Stewart
Area Coordinator
Jessica Horton Jessica Horton
Leadership Development, Service and Engagement
Mike Peckham Mike Peckham
Director of Housing Operations
Shelly Mumma

Shelly Mumma
Leadership, Student Engagement and First-Year Experience

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