Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Committee Charge

Work in concert with the Division of Human Resources, the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the HSC Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and other partners to identify specific goals, actions, and objectives that foster an inclusive and equitable campus climate for a diverse staff at UNM.

The Committee currently meets via zoom, on the second Friday of the month at 1:30 p.m. Please contact the committee chair for further details. 

Committee Chair: Angie Beauchamp


 Staff Council Affinity Groups 

Staff affinity groups help build social and professional networks that promote inclusion, mentorship, and success for staff, and aid in recruitment and retention of individuals from underrepresented groups. They contribute to a positive and supportive campus climate and work environment, and connections across campus and with local communities.  

UNM staff affinity groups feature voluntary membership, an informal structure, and are open to all staff, including branch campuses.  

To join an Affinity Group, subscribe to one of the list servs, following these instructions: 

  1. Email listserv@list.unm.edu
  2. Leave the Subject field blank.
  3. In the body of message type (with no other text): subscribe [affinity group]  Firstname Lastname

The following list includes the available Affinity Groups and what to type in the subscription email:

Young Staff (<30): Young_Staff 

Working Parents: Working_Parents 

Women in Leadership: Women_Leadership 

Staff with Dis/abilities: Staff_Disabilities 

Older Staff (60+): Older_Staff 

Native American Staff: NA_Staff 


Latinx/Hispanic Staff:  Latinx_Staff-L 

Jewish Staff: Jewish_Staff 

International Staff: International_Staff 

Christian Staff: Christian_Staff 

Caregivers Staff: Caregivers_Staff 

Buddhist Staff: Buddhist_Staff 

Black Staff: Black_Staff 

Asian and Pacific Islander Staff: AAPI_Staff 

Women in Technology: email wit@unm.edu to become a member 

Staff with Diabetes


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