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Committee Purpose

The purpose of the Diversity Committee is to address various aspects of human diversity, including ethnic and racial; gender and disability issues; international or cross-cultural issues; gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues; and age. This Committee serves as an advisory group to ALAO to assist the organization in providing leadership for diversity by acting as a bridge to promote understanding across racial and cultural lines and to help foster and sustain diversity throughout the organization.


Past President, Public Relations Coordinator, and up to 5 ALAO members recruited by the Committee Chair and formally appointed by the President. See the ALAO Procedures Manual [] for more information.

Committee Membership


  • Yuimi Hlasten, Ohio State University
  • Brianne Miller, Columbus State Community College
  • Eileen Theodore-Shusta, Ohio University (past chair)


  • Laura Birkenhauer, Miami University, 2017-2019
  • Michelle Brasseur, Wright State University (ALAO Public Relations Coordinator)
  • Judith Cerqua, Ohio State University, 2017-2019
  • Eboni Johnson, Oberlin College, 2016-2018
  • Krista McDonald, Miami University (ALAO Past President)
  • Edith Scarletto, Bowling Green State University, 2016-2018
  • Carly Sentieri, Miami University, 2016-2018

Recent Activities 

Diversity Resources

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