Investing & Serving Work Group


  • Synthesize information from committee reports such as Chicanx/Latinx Standing Committee report, Undergraduate Diversity Project reports, presentations, and recommendations, African American Recruitment & Retention Report; African American Initiative Committee Recommendations etc.;
  • Identify areas for immediate, short, and long-term investments in infrastructure curriculum, research, and campus culture towards serving Chicanx/Latinx community, as well as, underrepresented, underserved, or invisible communities;
  • Develop a projected preliminary budget for investment in infrastructure for consideration through the budget and financial committee and measurable goals/outcomes.


  • Fabrizio Mejia, Co-chair - Assistant Vice Chancellor Student Equity & Success
  • Lupe Gallegos-Diaz, Co-chair – Director, Chicanx-Latinx Student Development
  • Nick Araujo – Undergraduate student, ASUC Senator
  • Jessica Arreralo-Hillen – Major Gifts Officer; Student Experience and Diversity, UDAR
  • Pablo Gonzales – Lecturer; Chicano/Latino Studies, Department of Ethnic Studies
  • Alein Haro – Graduate student; Health Policy, Public Health
  • Rosemary Kim – Vice Chancellor of Finance, Chief Financial Officer
  • Silvia Marquez – Associate Director, Financial Aid and Scholarships Office
  • Adan Martinez – Graduate student, Political Science
  • Christina Mora – Professor, Department of Sociology
  • Andrew Phuong – Undergraduate student, Education; Chancellor’s Fellow
  • Kimberley Robledo, Undergraduate Student
  • Mia Settles-Tidwell – Chief of Staff & Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Division of Equity & Inclusion

Outcomes & Products:

  • Programs & services inventory
  • Recommended budget investments in infrastructure, research, and campus culture
  • HSI budget framework and prioritization rubric
  • HSI budget advisory board structure
  • HSI preliminary budget proposal: investments in outreach & recruitment, socialization and engagement activities, current student Investments, and long term plan budget actions