SAFS Equity & Inclusion Committee (SAFS EI) is committed to fostering an inclusive and equitable environment within the SAFS community. The committee is composed of ten members of the SAFS community-at-large, who represent all peer groups (students, post-docs, staff, and faculty). Committee members collaborate with the community to act in an advisory capacity to the SAFS leadership.

2019-20 Members

  • Committee Chairs – Jennifer Gosselin, Eleni Petrou
  • Undergrad representative – Juno O’Neill
  • Grad representatives – Mark Sorel, Kimberly Yazzie
  • Postdoc representatives – Danielle Claar, Eleni Petrou
  • Staff representatives – Jennifer Gosselin, Karen Irwin, Jan Ohlberger
  • Faculty representative – Jackie Padilla-Gamino, Steven Roberts
  • Diversity Specialist – Isadora Jimenez
  • SAFS 360 representative – Samantha Scherer

Questions, input, suggestions? Contact SAFS EI at or contact your peer representative in the list above.

Committee Documents

Terms of Reference

SAFS EI Guiding Principles

SAFS EI 2019-20 Annual Report

SAFS EI Statement in Support of Decriminalizing UWPD (proposed)

Meeting Agendas & Minutes

June 11, 2019 – SAFS EI & SAFS 360 Joint Meeting

November 7, 2019

December 12, 2019

January 23, 2020

February 28, 2020

May 7, 2020

June 25, 2020

July 7, 2020

August 14, 2020

September 1, 2020


SAFS Diversity Seminar, April 24, 2020: Dr. Ivan Arismendi, Diversity and Inclusion in Fisheries Sciences: From Data to Action


SAFS Diversity Hiring Tool

Lactation Room Statement & Proposal

Member Archive

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