Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA)

Charge

The Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA) is designed to cultivate and connect black faculty and staff with the greater university community. The BFSA serves as the organized support system to help black faculty and staff navigate the university system while providing a platform to vocalize their thoughts, concerns, needs and ideas to support the overall mission of the institution.

BFSA membership is open to all faculty and staff at Iowa State University, regardless of race, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, color, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, age (40 and over), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, status as a U.S Veteran (disabled, Vietnam, or other), or other protected class.

Activity

BFSA committees include Welcome, Social Action, Professional Development, Community Outreach, Events/Social Networking, Communications, and Honors and Awards.

Like our Facebook Page (ISU Black Faculty & Staff Association)

Individuals may request to be added to the BFSA newsletter listserve by contacting Angela Shaw at angelaml@iastate.edu

For more information, visit the BFSA webpages at https://www.diversity.iastate.edu/connect/fsa/black

Current Members

View Former Members

Name Role Representation Start Term End Term
Shaw, Angela Chair At-large 01 Jul 2018 30 Jun 2019
Lazard, Kevin Past Chair At-large 01 Jul 2018 30 Jun 2019
Whitfield, Simone Chair Elect At-large 01 Jul 2018 30 Jun 2019
Behnken, Monic Member BFSA Committee Chair or Co-Chair 01 Jul 2018 30 Jun 2019
Hargrave, Connie Member BFSA Committee Chair or Co-Chair 01 Jun 2018 30 Jul 2019
Jones, Brenda Member BFSA Committee Chair or Co-Chair 01 Jul 2018 30 Jun 2019
Jordan, Tera Member BFSA Committee Chair or Co-Chair 01 Jul 2018 30 Jun 2019
Kennis, Audrey Member BFSA Committee Chair or Co-Chair 01 Jul 2018 30 Jun 2019
Rollins, Anita Member BFSA Committee Chair or Co-Chair 01 Jul 2018 30 Jun 2019
Thorbs-Weber, Brenda Member BFSA Committee Chair or Co-Chair 01 Jul 2018 30 Jun 2019
vacant, Member BFSA Committee Chair or Co-Chair 01 Jul 2018 30 Jun 2019

Resources

Composition

  • At-large (3)
  • BFSA Committee Chair or Co-Chair (8)


Sponsor

Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion