Our Staff

DEI Office

Assata Zerai, Ph.D.
VP for Equity and Inclusion
(505) 277-1238
zerai@unm.edu

Lorena Blanco-Silva, MPA
Diversity Programs Director
Racial Justice and Equity Grant Director 
(505) 277-1238
lblanco@unm.edu

Post Doctoral Fellow
Trish Martinez, PhD
(505) 277-3323
suenamtz@unm.edu 

DEI Units

Rodney Bowe
Director, Men of Color Initiative
(505) 277-2015
rbowe@unm.edu

Jennifer Gomez-Chavez, Ed.D.
Special Assistant to the VPEI
Director - Collective Impact Initiatives
Unidos Project
(505) 277-7763
jengomez@unm.edu

Lawrence Roybal, Ph.D.
Executive Director
ENLACE New Mexico
(505) 277-1804
lroybal@unm.edu

Frankie Flores
Education Coordinator
LGBTQ Resource Center
(505) 277-5428
fiyero81@unm.edu