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Equity, Inclusion & Cultural Competence Committee

The work group's goal is to ensure cultural competence, equity, and inclusion are demonstrated in the work of the CISC and its Task Forces and Committees.

The next meeting will take place on March 10, 2020, 1 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Indiana Minority Health Coalition, 3737 N. Meridian St., Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46208.

Committee meetings are open to the public. Guests are asked to notify the Commission Executive Director in advance of their intention to attend, if possible.


Jill English, Co-Chair
Child Advocates

Tashi Teuchsler, Co-Chair
Indiana Office of Court Services

Kenneth Allen
Indiana Youth Services Association

Rhonda Bayless 
Center of Wellness for Urban Women

Yalonda Brown
Indiana Youth Institute

Kristan Sievers-Coffer 
Indiana Department of Education

Valerie Davidson
Meridian Diversity Consulting

Elonda Ervin
Indiana State University

Carol Franklin
Phoenix Family and Community Services

Brenda Graves-Croom
FSSA/Division of Mental Health and Addiction

Timike Jones
Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Esther Lewis

Whitney McKim
Ireland Home Based Services

Chris Paulsen
Indiana Youth Group

Shirley Payne
Indiana State Department of Health

Lun Pieper
Indiana Office of Court Services

Adam Pitt
Indiana Department of Education

Josh Riddick
Central Indiana Community Foundation

Calvin Roberson
Indiana Minority Health Coalition

Mark Russell
Indianapolis Urban League

Dolly Serrant
Indiana Commission on Hispanic and Latino Affairs

Dennine Smith
Indiana State Department of Health

Jessica Strong
Hamilton Center

Latrece Thompson
Indiana Department of Child Services


Meeting Materials

Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
January 14, 2020 Agenda  
November 12, 2019 Agenda Minutes
October 8, 2019 Agenda Minutes
August 13, 2019 Agenda Minutes
June 11, 2019 Agenda Minutes
April 9, 2019 Agenda Minutes
March 12, 2019 Agenda Minutes
February 12, 2019 Agenda Minutes