District Council Charter


The mission of the District Council is to serve as a key collaborator in integrating equity, inclusion, and diversity into all aspects of MCC and its mission. The responsibility lies with every community member and external partner of MCC.


To move forward with urgency and purpose; set the standard for the communities we serve; educate the MCC community about the different forms of racism, discrimination, and other multicultural issues; create a welcoming culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion; provide recommendations to leadership on how we can improve our campus culture to ensure it's inclusive, welcoming, safe and productive for all.


The District Council operates under the oversight of the Office of Institutional Equity and Inclusion, in collaboration with the campus Diversity and Inclusion councils.

Member appointment

Members are selected in consultation with the campus Diversity and Inclusion councils, Faculty Senate, District Staff Council, and the Administrative Association; each group having representation. Other members are selected by the Office of Institutional Equity and Inclusion, consisting of Affinity group leaders, interested internal members, external community members, etc.

Meeting schedule

The District Council will meet on the 1st Friday of the month.

Council members

Name Role/Title Representation/ Campus
Ashley Cerrentano English Instructor – C3 Penn Valley, Faculty
Asya Beasley Executive Administrative Assistant II, Human Resources District/ Shared Services
Ayana Dunning Athletic Director District/ Shared Services
Burke Maxted Lead Counselor Blue River, Chair – Campus Council (New)
Celia Hancock Disability Services Coordinator Penn Valley, Chair – LatinX Affinity Group
Chris Kelly Coordinator of Supplier Diversity District/ Shared Services
Crystal Johnson History Instructor – C4 Maple Woods, Faculty
Dachia Busch Counseling - C3 Penn Valley, Chair - AAFSA Affinity Group
Darlene Town Art Instructor – C3 Penn Valley, Faculty
Ed Foley Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness/ Strategic Planning District/ Shared Services
Jay Sanchez Student Government Leader Blue River
John Hudson Director of Recruitment/Enrollment/Business Development Workforce & Economic Development
Jon Marshall Vice President of Instruction & Student Services Penn Valley, Chair – Campus Council (New)
Katie Reynolds Instructional Designer II Online, Chair - Women’s Mentorship and Networking Affinity Group
Keith Townsend Speech & Drama – C3 Longview, Faculty
Kim Fernandes Director of Student Disability Services >District/ Shared Services
Lacie McClellan-Fox Administrator, Office of Civil Rights District/ Shared Services
Londell Jamerson Chief of Campus Police District/ Shared Services
Luna George Instructional Designer II, Online Online Campus
Melissa Giese Executive Director of Institutional Research District/ Shared Services
Terrell Tigner Dean of Student Development & Enrollment Maple Woods, Chair - Campus Council
Victoria Rice Campus Life & Leadership Longview, Chair – Campus Council (New)