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Faculty/Staff Affinity Groups

Black Faculty/Staff Affinity Group 2019The Office of Equity and Inclusion sponsors faculty and staff affinity groups. These groups provide opportunities for faculty and staff from underrepresented identities to get to know each other, socialize, and provide support for one another. Each affinity group hosts events twice a semester both on and off campus.

If you belong to one of the affinity group identities and are interested in joining, please contact the following champions.

Affinity Group Champion Email
LGBTQ Tony Tyler tony.tyler@drake.edu
Black/African American Brandi Miller brandi.miller@drake.edu
Jewish Lilianna Bernstein lilianna.bernstein@drake.edu
Asian Michi Matsukura michi.matsukura@drake.edu
Latino/a/x Marina Verlingia marina.verlengia@drake.edu

Additionally, if you would like to start an affinity group for an underrepresented identity, please contact Erin Lain at erin.lain@drake.edu.

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