PACWC Committee Membership List 2023-2024


  • Lucy S. Russell, Vice Provost and Chief of Staff, Office of the Provost


  • Stefania Albanesi, Professor, Department of Economics, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Jennifer Brach, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Nancy Gauvin, Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement and Assistant Professor of Communication Science and Disorders, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Corrine Kliment, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine
  • Michelle Manni, Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
  • Lipika Mazumdar, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
  • Laurel Roberts, Senior Lecturer, Department of Biological Sciences, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences


  • Angie Bedford-Jack, Interim Director for Strategic Operations, Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion 
  • Sofia Bednez, Manager of Human Resources and Payroll, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and Titusville
  • April Belback, Associate Vice Provost of Student Success and Advising, Office of the Provost
  • Victoria Lancaster, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Operational Excellence
  • Sera Mathew, Director for Equitable and Inclusive Teaching, University Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Nicole Oshurak, Director, Inventor Engagement and Outreach, Innovation Institute
  • Rebecca Roadman, Chief of Staff, Business and Operations


  • Catie Creiman, Graduate and Professional Student Government
  • Aaditi Avinash Patil, Graduate and Professional Student Government
  • Chanelle Shoemake, Regional Campus Representative

The committee is supported by Lorie Johnson-Osho, Director of Faculty Diversity and Development, Office of the Provost.