SUOAF Minority Recruitment and Mentoring Committee (MRMC)

Article 3.2 of the Central-SUOAF AFSCME collective bargaining agreement recognize the compelling need to increase the minority proportion of the bargaining unit members to more closely approximate the racial and ethnic diversity of the population of our state and nation.

Purpose of the MRMC is to:

  • Identify and recommend qualified minority candidates to search committees
  • Arrange mentoring opportunities for newly appointed minority employees
  • Enhance the professional development of minority employees

MRMC Members are:
Sarah Atkinson
Lisa Marie Bigelow
Amber Cheema -  Co-Chair
Oiyun “Kathy” Chung
Ebony Cole
Patricia Gardner
Alick Letang -  Co-Chair
Marvin Wilson

Article 3.2 of the CSU-SUOAF AFSCME collective bargaining agreement provides financial resources to provide direct and continuing support for obtaining credentials/qualifications by minority appointees to the SUOAF bargaining unit. If you are interested in financial assistance, attend professional conferences, pursue an advanced degree, and/or obtain professional certification or other training or education you may use the form below.

Funding Criteria:

Funds are available for professional development to minority members of SUOAF.

To Request Funding:

**Additional funding resources are available through the SUOAF-AFSCME Professional Development Committee.