Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

PAIC Members

Amy DiazAmy Diaz, Ed.D.

Vice President of Student Development

"I serve on the PAIC Committee as a way to stay actively engaged in working on issues of equity and inclusion that result in our college being a better place for people to work and learn."




Barbara Cavanagh

Administrative Assistant to VP of Student Development

"I joined PAIC to be more actively involved in social issues as they relate to diversity on the RVC campus."

Rick Daniels, M.S.Ed.

Manager, Student Life

"I serve on this committee in order to assist RVC in promoting inclusive excellence and creating a positive environment for all students, faculty, and staff."  

Crystal DinwiddieCrystal Dinwiddie, Assistant Professor of Sociology

"As an RVC alum, founding member of PAIC and professor of sociology, I have a responsibility to ensure that my College and community embodies mutual respect, inclusivity, equity, and justice. Participating in PAIC has offered me a variety of opportunities to be an ally and advocate for social change toward these ends."

Suzanne DooleySuzanne Dooley, MSW

Director, Learning and Opportunity Center

"I serve on the PAIC Committee to create an equitable learning environment in which all students, staff, and faculty are supported."

Julie HernandezJulie L. Hernandez, PhD. 

Associate Professor of Psychology 

"Being a member of the PAIC Committee allows me to learn more about and become an advocate for people of diverse groups, especially people who are disabled (I myself am hearing-impaired), identify as LGBTQ+, and struggle with psychological problems." 


Jacki MossJacki Moss, Med, RRT, RCP                 

Clinical Coordinator, Respiratory Care                 

"I want to promote and advocate for social justice within the RVC community."


Michelle Rotert

Academic Chair/Professor of Philosophy 

"I joined the PAIC committee because I am committed to equity and social justice both inside and outside of academic."