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 (she/her)
Diversity Officer
Space Telescope Science Institute
Baltimore, MD

Margo R. Foreman

Second Vice President

Margo R. Foreman M.P.H., Sr. CAAP.
Interim Vice president for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa

Joyce A Pratt


Joyce A. Pratt, President
T&J Associates of New Jersey LLC
Galloway, NJ

Sandra K Hueneman, Sr.


Sandra K Hueneman, Sr. CAAP
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. CAAP
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. CAAP
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. CAAP
Principal Business Consultant

Atlanta, GA

Carmen Suarez

Personnel Chair

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

Wanda Malden

Professional Development & Training Institute Chair

Wanda Malden, SR. CAAP
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, JD
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
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
Attorney at Law
Jackson Lewis PC
Melville, NY

Distinguished Scholar

William B. Harvey Image

Distinguished Scholar

William B. Harvey, Ph.D.

Washington, DC

Executive Director

Shirley J. Wilcher Image

Executive Director

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

American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity

Washington, DC