WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY
BARRY G. GOMBERG
Barry Gomberg has been the Executive Director of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity at Weber State University, in Ogden, Utah, since 1988. In that position he advises the employment functions of this 2,000+ person employer. He is also charged with the investigation of complaints of discrimination and harassment for the institution and provides civil rights training for employees of the institution, including prevention of sexual harassment and discrimination.
Mr. Gomberg came to Ogden in 1977, where he created and taught several years in an alternative high school for gifted students. He then worked as an educational equity specialist in race and sex desegregation and actively practiced law, focusing on civil rights, employment and education.
As an adjunct faculty member, Mr. Gomberg has taught at Weber State University, Ogden High School (concurrent enrollment) and Indiana University Law School, since 1978. Weber State University classes taught include Business Ethics, Employment and Labor Law, Human Resource Management, Constitutional Law, Diversity Issues in Criminal Justice, Women and the Constitution, School Law and Jurisprudence.
Mr. Gomberg has provided extensive training and consulting services to a diverse group of employers that includes public and private employers, universities and school districts. Training topics include: sexual harassment prevention, employment discrimination, disability rights law, how to conduct civil rights investigations, diversity, ethics, employment discipline and termination, mediation, employee performance building, negotiation skills and affirmative action. His non-profit board service has included the ACLU of Utah (current), and Planned Parenthood of Utah, Utah Law-Related Education Project, Your Community Connection, Ogden Weber Community Action Agency and the OUTreach Resource Center.
Mr. Gomberg earned his B.S. degree from Indiana University (IU) and graduated Cum Laude with a Doctor of Jurisprudence from IU Law School in 1978. His secondary, social studies teaching certificate is also from IU.
Aaron Garza joined the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity at Weber State University as Deputy Director in early 2018. In that position, he assists the AA/EO's Executive Director with all aspects of the office's responsibilities and oversees day-to-day office operations.
Mr. Garza brings to the AA/EO office many years of experience in various areas of higher education. Prior to joining the office, Mr. Garza most recently served as Weber State University's Associate Registrar. Before that he was WSU's Records Supervisor in the Registrar's Office, a position he moved to after many years as a WSU academic advisor. As an adjunct faculty member, Mr. Garza taught Foundations of College Success classes at Weber State.
His non-profit board service includes service on the board of the Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership.
Mr. Garza Earned his B.A. degree from St. John's College in 1994, and his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree in 2009 from the University of Utah's S.J. Quinney College of Law.
Miller Administration Building, Room 102
3850 Dixon Parkway,
Ogden, UT 84408-1022