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President’s Advisory Board on Equity and Inclusion

Established in January 2019, the President’s Advisory Board on Equity and Inclusion reviews and proposes policies and practices related to hiring, orientation, bias reporting, promotion, and training for students, faculty and staff members, as well as reviews annual reports and make recommendations for improving the climate for work and study for the Bellarmine community.

  • Patrick Englert – Associate Vice President, Student Affairs, Co-Chair
  • Donald “DJ” Mitchell, Jr. – Professor, Education, Co-Chair
  • Laila Bangash – Alumna, MBA Program
  • Anne Bucalos – Assistant Provost and Professor, Academic Affairs
  • Hoon Choi – Assistant Professor, Theology
  • Joe Frazier – Director, Office of Identity and Inclusion
  • Dawn Hall-Bibb – Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
  • Sarah Hayes – Communications Coordinator, Office of Admission
  • Jessica Ivy – Assistant Professor, Education
  • Katie Kelty – Director of Campus Communications, Office of Communications & Public Affairs
  • Ainsley Lambert-Swain – Assistant Professor, Sociology
  • Ta’Neka Lindsey – Assistant Professor, Graduate Nursing
  • Fahim Omar – Network Engineer, Information Technology
  • Kevin Rasp – Human Resources Business Partner, Human Resources
  • Angela Rone – Director of University Initiatives, President’s Office
  • Brianna Spikener – Student, Political Science Major

To contact the President’s Advisory Board on Equity & Inclusion please email Patrick Englert at or DJ Mitchell at