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Elizabeth Ortiz  
Elizabeth Ortiz [ Bio ]
Vice-President for Institutional Diversity and Equity
DePaul University

14 East Jackson Boulevard Suite 800  
Chicago, IL 60604
Lyndon Perkins  
Lyndon Perkins
Vice Chair
Director of Recruitment and Student Support Services
Northern Illinois University
The Graduate School
Normal Road; Adams Hall 220 The Graduate School  
DeKalb, IL 60115-3071
Samuel Attoh  
Samuel Attoh [ Bio ]

Dean Graduate School
Loyola University of Chicago

Granada Centre, Suite 433 6525 Sheridan Road  
Chicago, IL 60626
Ricardo Cortez Cruz

Professor of English
Illinois State University

100 N. University Street Stevenson Hall, Campus Box 4240  
Normal, IL 61790-4240
Mona Y. Davenport, Ph.D.  
Mona Y. Davenport, Ph.D.

Director of Minority Affairs
Eastern Illinois University

600 Lincoln Avenue 1122 Blair Hall  
Charleston, IL 61920
Leslie Drish  
Leslie Drish

Diversity and Inclusion
YMCA of the USA

YMCA of the USA 101 N. Wacker Drive/Suite 1600  
Chicago, IL 60606
Francisco X Gaytan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Social Work/Director-ENLACE Leadership Institute
Northeastern Illinois University

5500 North St. Louis Avenue   
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
Troy Harden

Assistant Professor, Social Work
Chicago State University

9501 S. King Drive, SCI 116F  
Chicago, IL 60628
Linda McCabe Smith

Associate Chancellor for Institutional Diversity
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Anthony Hall, Room 110/MC-4321, 1265 Lincoln Drive  
Carbondale, IL 62901
Jose Perales  
Jose Perales
Conference Planning
Interim Assistant Vice President, Office of Institutional Diversity & Equity
DePaul University
Office of Institutional Diversity & Equity
Office of Diversity and Equity 14 E. Jackson Blvd; Suite 800  
Chicago, IL 60604-2242
Leonard Ramirez  
Leonard Ramirez

Illinois Latino Council on Higher Education

1231 West Farwell 2 W  
Chicago, IL 60626
Mrinalina "Meena" C. Rao

Professor, Dept of Physiology & Biophysics
U of I at Chicago

College of Medicine 835 South Wolcott, m/c 901  
Chicago, IL 60612-7342
Giraldo Rosales  
Giraldo Rosales

Assistant Dean of Students
U of I at Urbana/Champaign

300 Turner Student Services Bldg, MC-306, 610 East John Street  
Champaign, IL 61820
Michael Toney  
Michael Toney

Executive Director, Urban Health Program
U of I at Chicago

808 South Woods Street, 173 CMET   
Chicago, IL 60612
Ana Vazquez  
Ana Vazquez

Deputy Dean of Students/Director, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs
University of Chicago

5710 S. Woodlawn Avenue Room 203  
Chicago, IL 60637
Penny Warren  
Penny Warren
Conference Planning
Assistant Dean, Student Life & Multicultural Affairs
Northwestern University
Graduate School
Asst Dean Student Life 633 Clark Street#I-502, Rebecca Crown Center I-502  
Evanston, IL 60208-0001
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