Native American Advisory Council


The board is composed of faculty, staff, and a graduate student who will apply their knowledge and experience to support efforts to inform and educate the campus community about Native issues more effectively, how we can improve tribal community outreach and communications, support Native community interests, and improve campus climate and campus experiences for Native people.

Council Members:

  • Oscar Dubón, Vice Chancellor for Equity & Inclusion
    Executive Sponsor
  • Mia Settles Tidwell – Chief of Staff/Assistant Vice Chancellor for Equity & Inclusion 
    Committee Staff

  • Phenocia Baurele – Director, Native American Student Development
  • Seth Davis – Professor of Law, Berkeley Law
  • Elizabeth Guerra – Assistant Director/Native American Recruitment Specialist,
    Office of Undergraduate Admissions
  • Adina Lewis – Undergraduate student, Molecular Cell Biology
  • Fantasia Painter – Graduate student, Department of Ethnic Studies
  • Beth Piatote – Associate Professor, Native American Studies
  • Carolyn Smith - Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Ethnic Studies
  • Kristin Theis-Alvarez – Assistant Dean of Admissions, Berkeley Law