director search begins
William C. Gordon has announced the formation of a 13-member
search committee, which will work on identifying candidates
for the position of director of UNM's Office of Equal Opportunity
very pleased with the quality and diversity of the search committee.
I've asked them to identify a pool of the best qualified six
to ten candidates and they've begun this process," Gordon
duties, the UNM OEO director develops and implements comprehensive
equal opportunity and affirmative action plans for the University
and ensures UNM's compliance with all local, state and federal
civil rights laws and regulations.
selected will succeed OEO Interim Director Theresa Ramos, who
has served in that capacity for about a year following the retirement
of director Anne Thomas.
the search committee is Mary Vosevich, director of the UNM Physical
Plant Department. Search coordinator is Barbara Carver, assistant
to the President.
committee members are Paul Roth, dean of the School of Medicine;
Ron Schrader, chair and professor of the Department of Mathematics
and Statistics; Alfred Matthewson, professor of Law; Leslie
Oaks, associate professor in the Anderson Schools of Management
and a representative of the Hispanics for UNM organization and
the Faculty Senate; and, Susan Rivera, associate professor of
Spanish and Portuguese.
committee members are Theresa Ramos; Jean Bannon, associate
University Counsel; Jon Armendariz, manager of Dispute Resolution;
Raqui Martinez, director of Faculty Contracts; and, Barbara
Galbadon, supervisor of Physician Activity Database, School
of Medicine, and Staff Council representative.
student representative is Israel Marquez, a junior majoring
in psychology. The community member serving on the committee
is Margaret Harvey, Office of Equal Opportunity director at
the Sandia National Laboratories.