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Dean's Diversity Council Members

Dean’s Diversity Council




The Diversity Council provides an external perspective that is advisory to the dean regarding the College of Veterinary Medicine’s commitment to promote and foster an environment of diversity and inclusion.


The activities of the Diversity Council align with and complement the mission of the Diversity Committee to develop strategies and actionable items to foster a community of inclusion within the college.




Dr. Allen Cannedy

Director, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, North Carolina State University

Karen Days

President, The Center for Family Safety and Healing

Dr. Tom Gregoire

Dean, College of Social Work, OSU

Dr. Lisa Lanigan

Veterinary Pathologist, Charles River Labs, Ashland

Scott Lissner

Coordinator for Americans with Disabilities Act for OSU

Dr. Andy Maccabe

Executive Director, AAVMC (American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges)

Dr. Evan Morse

Private practice, an originator of the diversity movement along with Dr. Iverson Bell

Donnie Perkins

Assistant Dean and Chief Diversity Officer, College of Engineering

Dr. Kim West

Private practice, Director of Faithful Forgotten Best Friends

Dr. Kathy Wright Chief Diversity Officer, College of Nursing, OSU

Yolanda Zepeda

Assistant Vice Provost, Office of Diversity & Inclusion, OSU