Chapter Leaders

The Chapter Leaders direct the local diversity council and is composed of officers and committee chairpersons. All chapter leaders are staunch supporters of diversity and actively engaged in carrying out the mission of the Illinois Diversity Council.

Committees

Activities & Events
Communications
Education
Membership

Officer Positions

Cherie Coleman

Cherie
Coleman, BS, MSC, CDP
President
Certified Diversity Professional (CDP)
Program Manager at Anthem, Inc.

Crystal Odom

Crystal
Odom M.A., CWDP
Vice President
Assistant National Director at Easter Seals Inc.

Loyda Acosta

Loyda
Acosta, PMP
Secretary
Senior Manager – Strategic Initiatives at BMO FInancial Group

Brianna Camper

Brianna
Camper
Activities & Events Suburban Liaison
Account Manager at Aerotek

Gilbert Carson

Gilbert
Carson
Education Co-Chair
IT Contractor at LSC Communications

Marsha McDermott

Marsha
McDermott
Education Co-Chair
Workplace Inclusion/EEO Compliance Manager at RR Donnelley

Tequilla Lopez

Tequilla
Lopez, CDR
Communications Co-Chair
Senior Diversity Talent Acquisition Manager at Best Buy

Michael Farris

Michael
Farris
Communications Co-Chair
Specialist, Strategic Priorities, Diversity & Inclusion at the YMCA of the USA

Christine Izuakor

Christine
Izuakor
Editorial Board Chair
Senior Analyst – IT Security at United Airlines