Equity & Diversity



The Equity and Diversity Committee explores academic and professional matters concerning faculty equity and diversity practices and policies at the college. It works with appropriate campus groups to develop, recommend, and assess policies, programs, and strategies that promote equity and diversity in student success and to update the college’s equity plan.

Faculty Equity Resource Guide

Committee Members

Professor Steph Anderson

Chair: Steph Anderson (they/she)

Vicenta Arrizon

Vicenta Arrizon (she/her)

Professor Sara Brewer

Sara Brewer (she/her)

Professor Kevin Chicas

Kevin Chicas (he/him)

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Julissa Hernandez Romero (she/her)
Student Representative

picture of tiffany inabu

Tiffany Inabu (she/her)

Picture of Professor Laila Moosa

Laila Moosa (she/her)

Professor Mark Tomasic

Mark Tomasic (he/him)

Valerie UdeozorValerie Udeozor (she/her)

Professor Amber Urrutia

Amber Urrutia (she/her)

Spring 2022 Meetings (Tentative)

Time: Wednesdays, 11am-12:30pm

Location: ONLINE (Zoom)

  • March 16th
  • April 6th
  • May 18th
  • June 1st

Agendas & Minutes


SMC Equity Mission

Santa Monica College is committed to co-creating an educational institution dedicated to up-holding an equitable learning and working environment. We intend to make clear, through our lived values and praxis, our commitment to inclusive excellence, which is reflected in our student outcomes, and employee satisfaction

SMC Equity Vision

SMC is a dynamic and culturally responsive educational community that upholds the values of equity, inclusion and social justice as a pathway to personal and academic excellence.