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

Coming events (watch for details)

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
  • Black History Month
  • Juneteenth
  • Summer BBQ

BFSA consist of six committees:

  • Welcome Committee
  • Communications Committee
  • Professional Development Committee
  • Community Outreach/Resources Committee
  • Events/Social Networking Committee
  • Social Action Committee

To learn more about the committees, see the link below.

2013-2014 Meeting Dates:

  • October 17
  • November 21
  • January 16
  • February 20
  • March 27
  • April 17
     

Current Members

View Former Members

Name Role Representation Start Term End Term
Kennis, Audrey Chair - Staff P&S Staff 01 Aug 2012 31 Jul 2014
Rollins, Anita Lead P&S Staff 01 Sep 2012 31 Jul 2014
Jeffries-El, Malika Chair - Faculty Faculty 01 Aug 2012 31 Jul 2014
Secretary Faculty 01 Sep 2012 31 Jul 2014
Committee Chair Faculty 01 Sep 2012 31 Jul 2014
Webb, Jonathan Committee Chair Faculty 01 Sep 2012 31 Jul 2014
Williams-Klotz, Denise Committee Chair P&S Staff 01 Sep 2012 31 Jul 2014
Harmon, Martino Member Senior Vice President for Student Affairs 01 Jan 2016
Johnson, Jeffery W Member Alumni Association President 01 Sep 2012

Resources

Composition

  • Alumni Association President (1)
  • Faculty (15)
  • Merit - non organized (20)
  • P&S Staff (60)
  • Senior Vice President for Student Affairs (1)


Sponsor

ISU President