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Latino/a Faculty and Staff Association (LFSA)


The Latino/a Faculty & Staff Association's mission is to support the development of a network of Latino/a faculty, administrators, and staff as well as encourage and promote the participation of Latinos/as in all facets of Towson University.

Meeting Schedule

First Tuesdays of the Month from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, Center for Student Diversity, UU 313


Fall 2015
Spring 2016
September 1
February 2
October 6
March 1
November 3
April 5
December 1
May 3




Event Date & Time Location


September 11, 2015, 5pm-7pm

University Club in the Marriott


Social/Networking October 30, 2015, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

El Salto Mexican Restaurant - Parkville, MD 21237     R.S.V.P. here


Stay tuned for upcoming events!

Latino/a Faculty and Staff Association Co-Chairs


Title Name Contact
Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education Dr. Judith Guerrero jguerrero@towson.edu
Associate Professor, Educational Technology & Literacy Dr. Gilda Martinez-Alba gmartinez@towson.edu
Writing Center Assistant Director Jessica Reyes



For questions, please contact Co-Chairs

Active Members:

Lisa Parlade, Lambda Theta Alpha Liaison and Mentor Coordinator
Sara Arnold-Garza, Library Liaison

Past Co-Chair:

Dr. Santiago Solis, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Diversity

Highlights from 2014 – 2015:

• Began the mentoring program for Latino/a faculty, staff, and students
• Formed the LFSA Advisory Committee to work on a report to provide the current status of Latino/a faculty, staff, and students at TU to the Interim President, Dr. Tim Chandler and Interim Provost, Dr. Maggie Reitz, in an effort to recruit and retain more Latino/as
• Nominated Dr. Judith Cruzado-Guerrero for the President’s Diversity Award
• Created various social events, such as a Cinco de Mayo celebration at El Salto

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Latino/a Faculty/Staff Support

Latino/a Community Resources







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