AAAED Board of Directors 2020 - 2022



Richard Anthony Baker 



Richard Anthony Baker, M.P.A., J.D., PhD.

Executive Director for Institutional Equity, EEO/AA and Title IX Coordinator
Rice University, Houston, Texas


Sharron G Gatling 


First Vice President

Sharron Gatling, CAAP

Diversity Officer
Space Telescope Science Institute
Baltimore, MD

Margo R. Foreman 


Second Vice President

Margo R. Foreman, M.P.H., Sr. CAAEP

Vice President and Chief Officer of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Clark University
Worcester, MA

Joyce A Pratt 



Joyce A. Pratt, President

T&J Associates of New Jersey LLC
Galloway, NJ

Sandra K Hueneman, Sr.


Sandra K Hueneman, Sr. CAAEP

Manchester Consultants
Port Barrington, IL


Regional Directors


Jeana F. Abuan 


Northeast Region Director  (formerly Region I and II)

Jeana F. Abuan

Acting Director
Office of Tax Abatement & Compliance
Jersey City, NJ

Ariana Wright 


Mid-Atlantic Region Director (formerly Region III)

Ariana Wright, Esq.

Director of Equity and EO/AA
Title IX Coordinator
Section 504 Coordinator
Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity
Old Dominion University

Annette D. Butler


Southeast Region Director (formerly Region IV)

Annette D. Butler, D.B.A., Sr. CAAEP

Director, AA/EEO Training and Compliance
Office of Opportunity Development
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA







Midwest Region Director (formerly Region V and VII)


Danielle L. Wood-Williams 




Southwest and Rocky Mountain Region Director (formerly Region VI and VIII)

Danielle L. Wood-Williams, Ed.D, Sr. CAAEP  

Director & EEO Officer
Office of Equal Opportunity & Compliance
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Ark

Ahmed Younies 


Pacific Region Director (formerly Region IX) 

Ahmed Younies

President CEO
HR Unlimited, Inc.
Santa Ana, CA

Committee Chairs


Dean Sparlin  


Finance Chair

Dean Sparlin, Esq.

Sparlin Law Office, PLLC
Fairfax, VA




Bylaws/Resolutions Chair


Jerry Knighton 


Conference Co-Chair

L. Jerry Knighton, Jr., M.P.A

Assistant Vice President for Access and Equity
Executive Director of Supplier Diversity
Clemson University
Clemson, SC



Legislative Chair



Dr. Yan Huang 


Membership Chair

Dr. Linnette Wong 

Assistant Professor of Health Promotion
Department of Health Promotion and Human Performance Jerry and Vickie Moyes College of Education
Weber State University
Ogden, UT

Georgia H. Williams  


Nominating and Elections Chair

Georgia H. Williams, D.B.A., Sr. CAAEP

Principal Business Consultant

Atlanta, GA

Carmen Suarez 



Personnel Chair

Carmen Suarez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Practice in Educational Administration and Higher Education
Southern Illinois University

Wanda Malden 

Professional Development & Training Institute Chair

Wanda Malden, Sr. CAAEP

Plymouth, MN

Marilynn L. Schuyler


Public Information Chair

Marilynn L. Schuyler, Esq. 

Senior Counsel
Seyfarth Shaw
San Francisco, CA


Board Members at Large


Christopher Jones 


 Christopher Jones, J.D.

Assistant Vice President and Director of Equity
Senior Diversity and Inclusion Officer
University of Redlands
Redlands, CA

Delia L. Johnson 



Federal Relations Chair

Delia L. Johnson, M.A.

Mitchellville, MD

Delia L. Johnson 


Paul Frazier, Ed.D.

Associate Vice President for Institutional Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Ex-Officio Member


Matthew J. Camardella Image 


General Counsel

Matthew J. Camardella, Esq. 

Jackson Lewis PC
Melville, NY

AAAED's Distinguished Scholar and Rector


William B. Harvey Image 


William B. Harvey, Ed.M, Ed.D

Danubius University

Galati, Romania 

Executive Director


Shirley J. Wilcher Image

Shirley J. Wilcher, M.A., J.D., LLD, CAAP

American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity

Washington, DC