Student Advisory Board (SAB)

Dear BCSC community,

The Student Advisory Board (SAB) has played a critical role in the Center’s evolution. In 2011-12, the SAB participated in two successful searches for Assistant Director positions. In 2012-13, the SAB took part in the Center’s program review and re-established the student leadership awards. In 2013-14, the SAB facilitated open space dialogues as part of our Strategic Plan. This year, the SAB’s charge is:

  • communicate updates to/from SAB from/to respective groups
  • help implement the BCSC’s strategic plan and re-branding campaign
  • select leadership award recipients
  • provide timely feedback on BCSC priorities and delegated tasks

It is with great excitement that I announce this year’s SAB members:

  • Jonelle Ahiligwo ’16 (Media Team/Front Desk)
  • Brianna Cox ’18 (TWTP)
  • Silvina Hernandez ’17 (Initiatives)
  • Jack Martin ’17 (At-Large Undergraduate)
  • Genesis Medina ’17 (MPC)
  • Mary Nguyen ’17 (Sarah Doyle Women’s Center/LGBTQ Center)
  • Maria Ortega, Sociology Ph.D. Student (Graduate Student)
  • Liliana Sampedro ’18 (At-Large Undergraduate)
  • Ronald Scott, Jr. ’17 (Heritage Series)
  • Jarred Turner ’16 (The Next Thing)
  • Yen Tran ’14 (Alumnus Mentor)

I have full confidence that this board will make significant contributions to the success of the BCSC. I would also like to thank former SAB members who assisted in the anonymous review of this year’s applications and selection for TWTP and at-large members:  Justice Gaines ’16, Esmeralda Lopez ’16, Chris Tran ’17, Yen Tran ’14, and Jarred Turner ’16. Please join me in congratulating our new SAB members!


Mary Grace Almandrez

Director of the Brown Center for Students of Color and Assistant Dean of the College