Staff Groups help you meet new people, share information, solve problems, answer questions, and provide opportunities for social and personal support. Please contact the Staff Groups directly for more information. (All phone numbers are in the 650 area code.)
The American Indian Staff Forum (AISF) is a fellowship of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians who work at, or are affiliated with, Stanford University, Stanford Medical Center, and the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center. The goal of AISF is to promote social, cultural, and educational opportunities for our members, and to provide opportunities for the non-Native community at Stanford to learn more about our rich heritage and diverse cultures. Forum membership is automatically extended to all Native American employees at Stanford.
Jamie Willmes, Chair, 723-9567
Denni Woodward, Vice-Chair, 725-6946
Asian Staff Forum (ASF) is an informal group of Asian/Pacific/Indian Sub-Continent employees of Stanford University, the Hospital, and SLAC. Formed in 1986, ASF seeks to be a vehicle for representing, supporting and promoting the interests of these employees. This is accomplished by sponsoring and funding activities which support the mission of the organization; presenting the concerns of the membership to relevant parties and encouraging appropriate action; developing a supportive network of Asian Americans in the Stanford community; and by participating in the development of a multicultural community at Stanford.
Cindy Cho, Chair, 723-2125
The Black Staff Alliance (BSA) serves as a source of support for all Black employees at Stanford. The BSA seeks to address the individual and collective concerns of Black staff on campus. We strive to promote a culture that stresses upward mobility and advancement in the workplace by creating an environment that enables networking, collaboration, and mentorship, promoting a tradition of lifelong learning as part of professional development. The BSA, formerly the African-American Staff Group, encourages cooperative and interactive relationships with all members of the Stanford community.
For more information about BSA meetings and other activities, please visit https://sites.google.com/site/stanfordblanckstaffalliance/home
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Shereda Julian, Secretary, 723-4397
Disability Staff Forum's (DSF) mission is to help improve and facilitate communication between Stanford community members with and without disabilities. Educational and social events are planned throughout the year.
Cathy Haas, Advisor. TTY: 723-4926
Filipino American Community at Stanford (FACS) is a civic, cultural, educational and nonprofit organization aimed at bringing together the Filipino-Americans in the Stanford Community to promote the Filipino culture and community-building awareness and to support the University in realizing its mission. FACS works closely with the Diversity and Access Office, the Pilipino American Student Union (PASU), Bechtel International Center, Asian American Activities Center, and other Staff Forums.
Bee David, Co-Chair, 723-1234
Elena Serrano, Co-Chair, 721-1101
La Raza Staff Association (LRSA) formed in 1981 to improve the status and presence of Chicano / Latino Staff at all levels of the University community. The Association continues to work toward the development of an environment conducive to the welfare of Chicano / Latino staff, students and faculty. LRSA holds monthly meetings throughout the year where speakers are invited for informal discussion on various topics of interest such as cultural issues and professional development. The Association also co-sponsors various events and activities with other staff groups, El Centro Chicano and The Guiding Concilio.
Victor Madrigal, Co-Chair, 725-4220
Queer University Employees at Stanford (QUEST) is a network of Stanford LGBT staff and faculty who work to foster and support a diverse LGBT campus community by addressing social issues, as well as, assisting the University with individual, group, and political concerns of the LGBT staff and faculty. Through programming, QUEST works to support Stanford in its effort to become a model institution on LGBT issues, provide opportunities to connect to Stanford, and to each other, and to network and have fun. Membership is open to all LGBT Stanford faculty and
staff as well as their friends, partners, and allies. QUEST is closely allied with two other campus LGBT organizations: the LGBT CRC (students) and Stanford Pride (LGBTQQl alumni/ae).
Marlys LeSene, Co-Chair, 723-9749
Darsi L. Rueda, Co-Chair, 799-1533
Stanford Staffers has existed since 1951, and is a partnership of staff members with the purpose of providing career support, sharing resources, broadening networks, working together on community service endeavors, developing a diverse workplace, and enjoying co-workers socially through special events, brown bag lectures, and other special activities.
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