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Belonging Education & Support System Team

Leaders from across the Sac State campus come together to form the BESS Team. They ensure that the University's bias response is healing, holistic, and also complies with state and federal civil rights laws. The BESS team responds using a restorative justice approach aimed at preventing future bias incidents.

BEST Roster

  • Derek Bradley - Chair
    Interim Belonging Education & Support Director
  • Skip Bishop
    Office for Equal Opportunity Representative
  • Tom Carroll
    Student Conduct Representative
  • Erik Ramirez
    Director of Equity and Affinity Centers/ Student Affairs Representative