Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Committee Mission Statement:

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee will implement ACCIS’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion by providing educational opportunities for the membership and supporting underrepresented members.


The ACCIS Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee (DEI) works to provide programming to support counselors with the tools they need to work with diverse populations, as well as taking shared responsibility to understand how to have complex conversations and effectively negotiate issues that impact diverse populations.  

The DEI Committee also selects the annual recipients of the ACCIS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awards

Subcommittees: 

  • Affinity Elists (Counselors of Color, LGBTQ+)
  • Affinity Groups: Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage; Black Heritage; Latinx Heritage; WAALS: White Antiracist and Accountability and Learning Space
  • Communications - Social Media/Newsletter (Member login required)
  • DE&I Counselor Resources (Member login required)
  • Programming
  • Virtual Book Club (Member login required)
  • Forums

Chairs: 

Michele Davis, The Walker School (GA)
Warren Quirett, Episcopal High School (VA)

Committee members:
Frank Cabrera, Brooklyn Friends School
Sharonda Dailey, Buckingham Browne & Nichols School
Rhody Davis, Viewpoint School
Allyson Diljohn, Berkeley Preparatory School
Freddi Dupré, Loomis Chaffee School
Jazmin Greene, Friends School of Baltimore
John Hawkins, Hawken School
Joe Latimer, Northfield Mount Hermon
Maya Lupa, Trinity Preparatory School
Brittney McCabe, Palmer Trinity School
Radha Mishra, The Hun School of Princeton
Annalise Miyashiro, Sage Hill School
Eddie Montenegro, Nightingale-Bamford School
Farah Parker, The Hun School of Princeton
Sanil Patel, Hopkins School
Andrea Pien, Friends' Central School
Megan Schneider, Shorecrest Preparatory School
Jami Silver, Kingswood Oxford School
Ebony Sistrunk, Whitfield School
Brian K. Smith, Marlborough School
Ashley Terry, The Bay School of San Francisco