Andrea Herrera Katahira
Assistant Vice President for Institutional Equity
Chief EEO Officer | Title IX Coordinator | ADA/504 Coordinator
206-220-8515 | firstname.lastname@example.org
As Assistant Vice President for Institutional Equity, Andrea Herrera Katahira serves as the principal institutional representative responsible for providing leadership, oversight, and direction in regard to the university's efforts to promote and maintain an equitable and safe educational, living and working environment, free from protected class discrimination, harassment, and violence. Andrea directs the Office of Institutional Equity and serves as the university's Chief EEO Officer, Title IX Coordinator and ADA/504 Coordinator.
Andrea joined SU in May of 2014 as the HR Compliance and Title IX Deputy Coordinator and served as Interim Title IX Coordinator, before beginning in her role as the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Equity when the position was created in July of 2015. Andrea has extensive experience and expertise ensuring equal opportunity in higher education and employment, and has maintained a strong commitment to equity and inclusion throughout her career, working in civil rights enforcement agencies and, primarily, within higher education. Andrea earned a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Washington and a J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law.
Investigator/Deputy Title IX Coordinator
206-296-5954 | email@example.com
As OIE Investigator and Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Leila serves as the university’s primary investigator for complaints of sexual misconduct, harassment and discrimination, and related retaliation. She also conducts informational and intake meetings with SU community members, provides training and education and performs other work in support of the university's efforts to promote and maintain an equitable and safe educational, living and working environment.
Leila joined OIE in November of 2018, bringing to the role a steadfast commitment to the principles of equity and fundamental fairness. Leila previously served as a deputy prosecuting attorney and juvenile justice system reform project manager and has prior professional experience in higher education. In addition, she is specifically trained to conduct trauma-informed sexual misconduct investigations. Leila earned a B.A. in English from the University of Washington, an M.I.T. from the University of Washington College of Education, and a J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law.
Senior Administrative Assistant/Office Manager
206-296-2824 | firstname.lastname@example.org
As Senior Administrative Assistant and Office Manager, Anthony serves as an initial OIE contact and responds to first level inquiries from SU students, faculty and staff. In addition, Anthony provides organizational, administrative, clerical, and programmatic support and coordination for OIE.
Anthony joined OIE in March of 2019 and has been working in management and administration in both healthcare and non-profit since 1998. He has extensive experience working on social justice for diverse populations, particularly the LGBTQ+ community, as well as in office management and special event and volunteer management. He has a BA in Theater Arts and a BA in Social Science from Western Oregon University and attended the University of Washington for their Master's in Urban Planning program. He is currently enrolled at Seattle University in the Master of Public Administration program.