Rockford, Illinois

PAIC Members



Robert D'Alonzo, Humanities

Howard Spearman, Academic Advising



Will Ashford, Learning  & Opportunity Center

Amanda Benney, Communication

Daniel Blumlo, History

Polly Carter, Human Resources

Barbara Cavanagh, Administrative Assistant to VP of Student Development

"I joined PAIC to be more actively involved in social issues as they relate to diversity on the RVC campus."

Rick Daniels, M.S.Ed., Manager, Student Life

"I serve on this committee in order to assist RVC in promoting inclusive excellence and creating a positive environment for all students, faculty, and staff."  

Amy DiazAmy Diaz, Ed.D., Vice President of Student Development

"I serve on the PAIC Committee as a way to stay actively engaged in working on issues of equity and inclusion that result in our college being a better place for people to work and learn."


Crystal DinwiddieCrystal Dinwiddie, Assistant Professor of Sociology

"As an RVC alum, founding member of PAIC and professor of sociology, I have a responsibility to ensure that my College and community embodies mutual respect, inclusivity, equity, and justice. Participating in PAIC has offered me a variety of opportunities to be an ally and advocate for social change toward these ends."

Paulette Gilbert, Communication

Tracy Hazen, Communication

Julie HernandezJulie L. Hernandez, PhD., Associate Professor of Psychology 

"Being a member of the PAIC Committee allows me to learn more about and become an advocate for people of diverse groups, especially people who are disabled (I myself am hearing-impaired), identify as LGBTQ+, and struggle with psychological problems." 


DA Huff, Athletics

Shurice Hunter, Human Resources

Tammy Lewis, Center for Learning in Retirement

Jacki MossJacki Moss, Med, RRT, RCP, Clinical Coordinator, Respiratory Care                 

"I want to promote and advocate for social justice within the RVC community."


Jessica Oladapo, Sociology

Lynn Perkins, Dean of Students

Patrick Peyer, Dean of Enrollment Management

Sonia Reising, Intercultural Student Services


Michelle Rotert, Academic Chair/Professor of Philosophy 

"I joined the PAIC committee because I am committed to equity and social justice both inside and outside of academic."

Robbin Snodgrass, Events Coordinator