Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Committee (DEEOAC)

The Cerritos Community College District is committed to creating and maintaining an academic and work environment that is free of discrimination and sexual harassment. The Annual Notification provides each employee with information on the District policies and procedures regarding Nondiscrimination and Sexual Harassment, information resources, and persons to contact with questions and problems. This Annual Notification can be found on the College's Human Resources website and is listed below.

Please help us strengthen our diverse learning community for the betterment of all students, employees, and the public by immediately reporting any harassment or discrimination issues immediately.

Employment Selection Procedures:

Complete the Selection Committee Training online to become eligible for committee membership.
View and print the instructions (PDF)

Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Committee

Committee Members

(Quorum is 6)

Terms of Office:

The committee members, except ASCC representatives, will serve through one entire 6-year Accreditation
cycle. Three-year staggered terms not to exceed two consecutive terms for appointed positions when possible.  The ASCC representative will serve a one-year term.  Appointees with subject-area expertise may be requested from the representative groups.

Member Constituency Group Term
Dr. Mercedes Gutierrez Vice President, Human Resources/
Assistant Superintendent
Erin Miles Director of DCTIX (non-voting) n/a
Nancy Buvinger ACCME 2022/2023 - 2025/2026 (1st Term)
Jamie Quiroz ACCME 2021/2022 - 2024/2025 (1st Term)
Cynthia Lavariere CCFF 2022/2023 - 2025/2026 (1st Term)
Kelly Rios Confidential 2022/2023 - 2025/2026 (1st Term)
Michele Kingston CSEA 2022/2023 - 2025/2026 (1st Term)
Ramona Mellgoza CSEA 2022/2023 - 2025/2026 (1st Term)
Timothy Juntilla Faculty Senate 2018/2019 - 2021/2022 (1st Term)
2022/2023 - 2025/2026 (2nd Term)
Lydia Alvarez Faculty Senate 2020/2021 - 2023/2024 
Vacant Student from ASCC*  

*ASCC representatives serve a one-year term.

Agenda and Minutes

DEEOAC transitioned to BoardDocs to distribute committee meeting materials. Visit BoardDocs to view the latest meeting items.

Agenda and Minutes from Prior Years:

Policies and Procedures