Diversity & Unity Board

The WSUSA Diversity and Unity team at Weber State University is responsible for planning and promoting educational programming that strives to advocate understanding, acceptance, and inclusion between individuals and groups from all walks of life. The WSUSA Diversity and Unity team works to foster collaboration in activities and programs by holding events and workshops throughout the year, which promote social and cultural awareness while creating safe spaces to talk about differences in beliefs and values. The chairs overseeing the planning of programs are Taboo Talks, Stop the Hate, Cultural Connections, Sessions on the Ledge, Community Awareness, and LGBTQ+ Awareness. The team is led by the Vice President for Diversity and Unity and the Assistant Director for Diversity and Unity. The WSUSA Diversity and Unity team assists with developing programs coming out of Diversity and Inclusive Programs. The team is advised by the Diversity and Inclusive Programs Coordinator.

Funding Requests for Diversity Programming Board


Diversity & Unity Vice President

Diversity & Inclusive Programs gain student representation through WSUSA’s Executive Body. Each year the student body elects a Vice President of Diversity who then selects members of the Diversity Board through a competitive application process.

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Xitlalli Villanueva


Assistant to the Vice President of Diversity

Assistant to the Vice President will support the Diversity & Inclusive Programs in an effort to gain student representation through WSUSA’s Executive Body.

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Maren Dawson


Community & Cultural Awareness Co-Chair

The Community & Cultural Awareness Chair collaborates with the community to create events that promote Diversity and provide access to community organizations such as Holding out Help, NAACP, YCC, and others to provide educational opportunities and resource activities to students on a monthly basis.

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Casey Martinez


Community & Cultural Awareness Co-Chair

The Community & Cultural Awareness Chair collaborates with the community to create events that promote Diversity and provide access to community organizations such as Holding out Help, NAACP, YCC, and others to provide educational opportunities and resource activities to students on a monthly basis.

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Kingdom Wanjoku


Stop the Hate Chair

The Stop the Hate Chair develops an annual campaign that promotes peace on campus and in the community through speakers, workshops, and activities. At the heart of these activities is the question, "Is what we are doing helping each other or hurting each other?"

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Enallia Brooks


Sessions on the Ledge Chair

The Sessions on the Ledge Chair coordinates weekly one-hour performance sessions in the Union atrium that showcases music, dance, the spoken word and other routines that space racial ethnicity, culture, class, gender, and more. Previous events have included Scottish Bag Pipers, Taiko Drummers, Irish Folk Dancers and poetry slams.

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Joseph Waite


Unity Chair

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Bailey Johnston


Unity Chair

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Connie Gao


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