Staff


Multicultural and Diversity Affairs Team



Director's Welcome

Multicultural & Diversity Affairs educates, empowers, and mobilizes students, campus and community partners, and creates cutting edge programs and opportunities in the areas of multicultural education, self-awareness, advocacy, intercultural understanding, and social justice with a commitment toward creating an inclusive, affirming and just campus community.

Multicultural & Diversity Affairs promotes an inclusive campus community by creating environments in which students learn about themselves and diverse others, engage in meaningful inter- and intra-cultural dialogue, and enhance their leadership and commitment to social justice.

MCDA Interim Executive Director
Will Atkins

MCDA Interim Executive Director

Will Atkins

ASIAN PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN AFFAIRS



Krystie Nguyen profile picture Director

Krystie Nguyen

Director, Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs

KrystieN@multicultural.ufl.edu
Shalini Mapuri profile picture Graduate Assistant

Shalini Mapuri

Graduate Assistant, Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs

ShaliniM@multicultural.ufl.edu

BLACK AFFAIRS



Vee Byrd profile picture Director

Vee Byrd

Director, Black Affairs

VeeS@multicultural.ufl.edu
PJ Jones Program Coordinator

PJ Jones

Program Coordinator, Black Affairs

PJJ@multicultural.ufl.edu
Juliette Barbera Graduate Assistant

Juliette Barbera

Graduate Assistant, Black Affairs

julietteb@multicultural.ufl.edu

HISPANIC LATINO AFFAIRS



Gabe Lara Profile Picture Director

Gabe Lara

MCDA Interim Associate Director

Director, Hispanic-Latino Affairs

GabeL@multicultural.ufl.edu
Diana Moreno Profile Picture Program Coordinator

Diana Moreno

Program Coordinator, Hispanic-Latino Affairs

DianaM@multicultural.ufl.edu
Moisés (Moy) Moreno-Rivera Graduate Assistant

Moisés (Moy) Moreno-Rivera

Graduate Assistant, Hispanic-Latino Affairs

MoyM@multicultural.ufl.edu

LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, AND QUEER AFFAIRS



Roxie Patton Director

Roxie Patton

Director, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Affairs

RoxieP@multicultural.ufl.edu
Maggie Ann Creegan Graduate Assistant

Maggie Ann Creegan

Graduate Assistant, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Affairs

MaggieC@multicultural.ufl.edu

Organizational Administration



Ellen Kostewicz Operations & Marketing Coordinator

Ellen Kostewicz

Operations & Marketing Coordinator, Multicultural and Diversity Affairs

ellenck@multicultural.ufl.edu
Lizet Navarrete Administrative Support Assistant

Lizet Navarrete

Administrative Support Assistant, Multicultural and Diversity Affairs

LizetN@multicultural.ufl.edu