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DEqCC Support

Have an event plan/idea related to faculty cultural competency that you'd like DEqCC to support? Fill out our endorsement form before our next meeting (see schedule below) for consideration!

Diversity, Equity and Cultural Competence Committee's (DEqCC) Mission

As advisors and consultants to the Academic Senate, the Diversity, Equity and Cultural Competence Committee (DEqCC) provides faculty resources to increase cultural competence and strive for cultural proficiency.

Our Work


Six to nine faculty serve two-year renewable terms, which should be staggered to minimize turnover from year to year. Members elect a chair to serve a two-year term.


DEqCC meets the following dates below from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, the room varies based on the date (February/March dates in OC1030, April/May dates in OC4708). The Agenda is emailed/posted at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting.

Spring 2019:

Fall 2018:

Contact Information

Committee Chair, Nery Chapeton-Lamas at or 760.757.2121 x6906