Committee for the Advancement of Women and Minorities

Mission of the CAWM
To serve in a consultative and advisory capacity to the President and to work with the Vice President for Academic Administration.

To participate in the development of priorities, formulate and recommend plans, and facilitate actions that promote the professional development and advancement of women and minorities, faculty in particular, and all Health Science Center employees in general. The committee is required by UT System policy.

Membership Category Department

Terms expire August 31, 2013:
Lopez-Cruzan, Marisa Basic Science Cellular & Structural Biology
Mendez, Rebecca Classified Purchasing
Olvera, Norma Dental Comprehensive Dentistry

Terms expire August 31, 2014:
Blake, Nicquet Administrative/Professional Dean Graduate School
Clegg, Autumn D. Health Professions Occupational Therapy
* Hicks, Cherri Nursing Family & Community HS
Matthews, Gloria Classified Pediatrics – Endocrinology
Oliveira, Erica Dental Comprehensive Dentistry
Talley, Brenda Medical Psychiatry

Terms expire August 31, 2015:
Chatterjee, Bandana Basic Science Molecular Medicine
Gerardi, Margit Nursing Family & Community HS
Hickey, Rosemary Medical Anesthesiology
Place, Nancy Administrative/Professional Academic Technology Services
Rios, Grace Classified Academic Coord. Student Services
Simmonds, Maureen Health Professions Physical Therapy

Ex Officio (non-voting)
Blankmeyer, Bonnie L. Executive Director EEO/AA Office
Tesh, Michael Vice President for Human Resources Human Resources
Michael Gargano, Ed.D. Vice President for AFSA Office of the Academic, Faculty & Student Affairs