We Honor & Appreciate You!!!!

LW Linda Morris Williams
 Associate Chancellor
 University of California, Berkeley

Linda Morris Williams was appointed Associate Chancellor for the University of California, Berkeley on May 1, 2008. As a Senior Advisor to Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau and a member of his Cabinet, Williams ... read more (bio)

Personal Achievements for Campus & the Community:
University of California - Diversity Council - Chair
UC Systemwide Advisory Committee of the Status of Women - Chair
2010 UCSD Women's Conference - Keynote Speaker

 Harry Le Grande
 Vice Chancellor
 Division of Student Affairs
 University of California, Berkeley

Harry Le Grande was appointed Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs on June 26, 2008.  In this position, Le Grande provides leadership for student and faculty support service programs that contribute to the academic mission of UC Berkeley in the areas of student life, undergraduate admissions ....read more (bio)

Personal Achievements for Campus & the Community:
2nd Vice President – Oakland/SF Chapter, NFBPA
Past President – Association of College and University Housing Officers Board Member - Berkeley Visitors and Convention Bureau
Board Member – NASPA: James E. Scott Academy
Faculty Member – ACUHO-I Housing Training Institute
2009 Solano Hispanic Chamber of Commerce – Keynote Speaker

 Gibor Basri
 Vice Chancellor
 Equity & Inclusion
 University of California, Berkeley

In 2007, Gibor was selected by Chancellor Birgeneau after a national search as the founding Vice Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion at the University of California, Berkeley. In his role, Gibor is directly responsible for a portfolio of existing programs and services...read more (bio)
Personal Achievements for Campus & the Community:
In 1997 Gibor was awarded a Miller Research Professorship
Became a Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer in 2000
Recognized by the Chancellor's Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence in 2006.

 LeNorman J. Strong
Associate Vice Chancellor 
 Student Affairs for Residential and Student Service Programs (RSSP) - University of California, Berkeley

As Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs for Residential and Student Service Programs (RSSP), LeNorman J. Strong oversees a multi-faceted array of student services and programs that includes student and family housing, residential life, childcare services, new student orientation, information technologies, housing facilities, and residential and campus dining services......read more (bio)

Personal Achievements for Campus & the Community:(bio)

The Revis Cox Memorial Award for Multicultural Education, The Association of College Unions International

“Putting the Puzzle Together,” planning student life facilities.  National Association of College and University Auxiliary Services, Charlottesville, VA, October 2004.

Fighting Bias on Campus: A Comprehensive Bias Response Program Human Potential—Seeing Beyond Prejudice and Race Leadership for Effectiveness The Multicultural Manager: Strategies for Success Balancing Auxiliary Operations and Institutional Mission

 Ron Coley
 Associate Vice Chancellor
 Business & Administrative Services
 University of California, Berkeley

Ron Coley serves as the Associate Vice Chancellor-Business and Administrative Services (BAS) at the University of California, Berkeley. Ron joined the University of California, Berkeley in January 1998. Prior to joining the Berkeley campus, Ron served as an Orange County, California Senior County Administrator for six years,....read more (bio)

Personal Achievements for Campus & the Community:

 Jonathan Poullard
 Assistant Vice-Chancellor
 Student Life and Dean of Students
 University of California, Berkeley

Jonathan heads the Office of the Dean of Students serving as a senior architect in providing the campus vision for co-curricular student development and involvement programs that support 34,000+ students. As a senior administrator in the Division of Student Affairs he is instrumental in guiding collaborative efforts to support a diverse student body, promote academic and personal development and provide direction for enriching the quality of student life.....read more (bio)

Personal Achievements for Campus & the Community:

Co-founder of the Critical Dialogues Across Difference Program - The vision for Critical Dialogues Across Differences is to assist in creating a campus community where all of its members feel valued, respected and appreciated for their distinct qualities, beliefs and talents. The CDAD mission is to create a culturally-competent UC Berkeley student community that is poised for leadership in a global society.

Development of the Dean of Students Liaison Program - A program designed to train future Student Affairs practitioners by providing undergraduate students with hands-on internship experiences within the Office of the Dean of Students and the Division of Student Affairs.

DoS Diversity Group - A Working Group that provides on-going diversity/intercultural competence training experiences for all staff in the DoS area.

 Sidalia Reel, Ed.D.
 Director of Staff Diversity Initiatives
 University of California, Berkeley


This is a new position on campus that is charged with engaging staff and management to ensure staff diversity throughout the campus at all levels of employment; to foster an equitable and inclusive workplace environment; and to develop programs, policies and practices for staff that address campus climate, staff development and community engagement.  Her current focus is on developing a multicultural education program for the entire campus....read more (bio)

Personal Achievements for Campus & the Community:

Conducted the first campus-wide staff climate survey

Sponsor for Council of Ethnic Staff Organizations including Alianza, Asian Pacific American System-wide Alliance, Black Staff and Faculty Organization, and Native American Staff Organization; and for Lavender Cal

Mentor for the BSA Mentorship Program and the 2011-2012 Leadership Development Program

Expert Panelist for the development of the 2011 Global Diversity & Inclusion Benchmarks Survey

Co-Author of the soon-to-be released book, “The Diversity Calling: Building Community One Story at a Time” by the Diversity Community Exchange Group

We have a host of other BSFO Members that deserve honor as well:

Akirah J. Bradley - Assistant Dean of Students - Student Affairs
Cara Stanley - Director, Student Learning Center
Chaniqua Butscher - Study Strategies Program Coordinator
Quame - Academic Coordinator