•  Diversity

    Mission Statement 
    The Diversity Advisory Council (DAC) is a broad and diverse council that will support and advise the Superintendent on the coordination and development of policies, programs, resources, and methods, which will increase maximum achievement for all students and staff in a multicultural, gender equitable environment that is safe for all stakeholders of the Hays CISD Community.

    Social Contract
    • Practice mindfulness & empathy when addressing DEI issues 
    • Continue to check your implicit biases 
    • Be supportive of all  
    • Transparency (direct/honest communication) 
    • Focus on respect & understanding of one another
    • Listen with an open mind
    • Everyone has a voice
    • Stay student and goal oriented
    • Be united and supportive of council decisions

2023 - 2024 DAC Members

  • abstract 3 people
     

    Campus/Dept Name
    HHS Daniel Ayala
    LHS Ivan Rodriguez
    JHS Ytzel Aguilar
    LOA Vacant
    Impact Center Eric Alexander
    Barton Teresa Newhall
    Dahlstrom Zachary Vandermeer
    Wallace Justin Purkeypile
    Chapa Gloria Zepeta Martinez
    Simon Rosalba Cortez Concha
    McCormick Vacant
    Kyle Kelli Grant
    Tom Green Diana Diez
    Buda Brittany Cox
    Elm Grove Kara Thomas
    Fuentes Paul Johnson
    Hemphill Rebeccah Gracia
    Tobias Leopoldo Villarreal
    Negley Grace Bohannon Castañeda
    Science Hall Alice Husted
    Sunfield Taylor Kelley
    Blanco Vista Valerie Gomez
    Camino Real Alberta De La Paz
    Carpenter Hill Stacie Marsh
    Pfluger Judith Roberson
    Uhland Jennifer Ruff
    Communications Vacant
    Technology Rebecca Chapa
    Human Resources Mary Torres
    C&I-Curriculum & Inst Joy Phillpot
    C&I- Special Ed Melissa Corona
    Finance-Business Office Vacant
    Safety & Security Vacant
       
    Elementary Parent Krista Deshayes
    Middle School Parent Andrea McGuire
    High School Parent Shareena Grant
       
    Business Rep. Vanessa Westbrook
    Business Rep. Jennifer Saenz
       
    Community Rep. Jackie O'Donnell
    Community Rep. Vancant
       
    Facilitator Angele Taylor
    Ex-Officio-Superintendent Dr. Eric Wright
    Central Office-CAO Marivel Sedillo
    Central Office Harvest Goodrich
    Central Office Barbara Gloria
    Central Office-HR Christina Courson
    Central Office-DAO David Pierce
    Central Office-DAO Dr. Michael Watson
    Central Office-DAO Jesus Gomez
    Central Office-DAO Mary Nobel
    Advisory Members Hilary Adamson
    Advisory Members Peyton Perez



2022-23 Meeting Dates

  • General Council Meeting

    • Tuesday, November 15

    • Wednesday, January 18

    • Tuesday, March 7

    • Tuesday, May 2

    Action Committee Meeting 

    • Week of October 24

    • Week of December 5

    • Week of February 20

    • Week of April 18 

    Comments (-1)
  • Questions

Meeting Information & Archives

  • September 13, 2022

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 9/13/2022

    1. Welcome & Introductions
    2. Bylaws Acknowledgement
    3. Election of Officers
    4. Consultant
    5. 22-23 Goal Setting
    6. Action Committees Meeting
    7. Closing

    Comments (-1)
  • May 17, 2022

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 5/16/2022
    1. Welcome
    2. Approval of Minutes
    3. Action Committees Reports - Peyton
    4. Updates
      1. “One Community, One Book”
      2. Bylaw Committee
    5. Reflection & Goal Setting
      1. Accomplishments
      2. 22-23 Goal Setting
    6. Closing
    Comments (-1)
  • April 5, 2022

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 4/5/2022
    1. Welcome
    2. Approval of Minutes
    3. Self-Reflection Moment-Grace
    4. Action Committees Reports - Peyton
      1. CRC & PD
      2. ELHO
      3. ICC 
    5. Updates
      1. Consultant Position
      2. “One Community, One Event” Updates
    6. Committee Work Time
    7. Closing
    Comments (-1)
  • Feb 23, 2022

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 2/23/2022
    1. Welcome
    2. Approval of Minutes - 
    3. Student Meeting Minutes - Daniel
    4. Student Feedback
    5. Action Committees Reports - Peyton
      1. CRC & PD
      2. ELHO
      3. ICC 
    6. Updates
      1. Consultant Position
      2. “One Community, One Event” updates
    7. New Items 
      1. Membership changes
      2. Bylaw amendments
    8. Committee Work Time
    9. Closing
    Comments (-1)
  • Jan 6, 2022

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 1/6/2022

    1. Welcome Members and Guests -Dr. Eric Wright,
    Superintendent of Schools
    2. DLT Updates, Minute Notes, Agendas
    3. COVID Updates-Justin McCorkle
    4. 2022-2023 Draft Calendar Considerations-Tim Savoy, Marivel Sedillo and Mary Noble
    5. Discussion, Comments, Questions

    Meeting Dates
    August 9. 2021 Health and Safety Protocols
    October 7, 2021- District Improvement Plan & Federal Programs
    November 11, 2021-Alternative Health Plans
    January 6, 2022-Covid Updates, Calendar Considerations
    January 20, 2022-Calendar Meeting
    February 10, 2022-District Planning
    March 10, 2022- District Planning, Continuing Contracts
    May 12, 2022-District Planning
    June 9, 2022- District Planning


    *Additional meetings will be scheduled on an as-needed basis.

    Comments (-1)
  • Nov 29, 2021

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 11/29/2021

    Diversity Advisory Council Meeting Agenda

    • Welcome 
    • Approval of Minutes
    • Unfinished Business
    • Logo Voting
    • Bylaws
    • Update on consultant process
    • Special Orders
    • Officer elections
    • New Business
    • Partnership for Mentoring Program with DAC
    • Community event
    • Ideas workshop
    •  Remarks
    • Committee purposes & goal setting
    • Adjournment & Closing
    Comments (-1)
  • Sept 9, 2021

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 9/2/2021

    Diversity Advisory Council Meeting Agenda

    • Welcome (5 min.)
    • Meeting Dates & PD
    • New Members
    • Mission Statement (15 min.)
    • Review
    • Bylaws (15 minutes)
    • Key Words
    • Circle of Control (5 min.)
    • Committee Meetings (20 min.)
    • Accomplishments
    • Next Steps
    • Action items
    • Roles
    • Measurable progress
    • Elections (5 min.)
    • Job Descriptions
    • Nominations - email
    Comments (-1)
  • May 6, 2021

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 5/6/2021

    Diversity Advisory Council Meeting Agenda

    • Welcome
    • Reading and Approval of Minutes
    • Group Activity - Daniel
    • Reports of Action Plan Committees
    • CRC & PD - Judith Martinez
    • DAC PD vote
    • ELHO - Angele Taylor
    • ICC - Marcia Holsonbake
    • Unfinished Business
    • DAC Logo Vote
    • New Business
    • Bylaw Amendment Feedback
    • Adoption of Amended Bylaws - vote
    • 21-22 Membership - Google Form
    • Adjourn
    Comments (-1)
  • April 1, 2021

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 4/1/2021

    Diversity Advisory Council Meeting Agenda

    • Welcome
    • Reading and Approval of Minutes
    • Reports of Action Plan Committees
    • CRC & PD - Judith Martinez
    • ELHO - Angele Taylor
    • ICC - Marcia Holsonbake
    • Unfinished Business
    • DAC Logo Vote
    • New Business
    • Data Shallow Dive
    • Membership Activity
    • Action Plan Committee Time (if time allows)
    • Adjourn
    Comments (-1)
  • March 4, 2021

    Posted by Harvest Coats on 3/4/2021

    Diversity Advisory Council Meeting Agenda

    • Welcome
    • Review previous monthly minutes
    • DAC Executive Board Information
    • Clarification of Terms
    • Team Activity
    • Logo Design Information
    • Action Plan Committees
    •  Discussion of Budget Items proposed
    • Action Plan Committees meet (if time allows)
    • Closing
    Comments (-1)