Northwest Association of College & University Housing Officers

Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Purpose: The Diversity & Inclusion Committee provides opportunities for the education and professional development in the areas of equity and inclusion both at the annual conference and throughout the year. The Diversity & Inclusion Committee supports efforts that increase awareness throughout the region.

Core Objectives:

  • Work in conjunction with the Programming Committee for the NWACUHO Annual Conference to recruit program proposals representing diverse topics and institutions.
  • Develop a plan for solicitation of nominations for the Diversity & Inclusion Award in conjunction with Awards & Scholarship Committee
  • Support and create content for the Soundings blog and other professional development venues within NWACUHO.
  • Assist Board of Directors and Local Arrangements Team in creating an inclusive conference environment.
Diversity and Inclusion Committee Co-chairs
Ashlee Norris, Co-chair

University of Washington Seattle

Tyler Melvin, Co-chair
Central Washington University


The Diversity and Inclusion Committee Member List: This committee is always open for new members! To join, you can contact our co-chairs at diversity@nwacuho.org


The Diversity Toolkit

The Diversity Toolkit is an ongoing project that is being developed by members of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. The committee is working to add resources to this page for our members which can be accessed throughout the year. You can access the toolkit here: http://nwacuho.org/committees/diversity-inclusion-committee/diversity-toolkit/.