Chief Diversity Officer (interim) and Assistant Vice Provost
Director, Center for Diversity & Inclusion
Leslie is the Assistant Chief Diversity Officer and Vice Provost at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). She is the Director of the OHSU Center for Diversity & Inclusion, serving faculty, students and staff through a variety of programs, services and initiatives that address diversity and inclusion issues and initiatives across OHSU. As Co-Chair of OHSU's Diversity Advisory Committee, Leslie advises the OHSU Executive Leadership Team. She co-supports and manifests the university's commitment to diversity and inclusion as an institutional priority at OHSU. read more
David Martinez, BA
David Martinez is responsible for supporting the recruitment and retention of diverse students in collaboration with the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Dentistry. David will develop enrollment management strategies and recruitment campaigns, as well as manage student enrichment programs. Prior to OHSU, David served as the Secondary Transitions & Student Engagement Director at the Oregon Education Investment Board, reporting to the State of Oregon's Chief Education Officer. He has more than 20 years of experience in student recruitment, retention, student development, community outreach and diversity at both private and public colleges and universities in Oregon.
Rola Khouri, BA
Rola is responsible for a host of office and administrative duties. She coordinates sponsorship requests, assists with budget planning, and helps manage logistics for CDI events. She assists OHSU student groups with event planning, and provides communications support for the CDI Director and team. Rola identifies as Arab-American, and enjoys traveling, attending and planning cultural and community events.
Jose Garcia, BA
Jose Garcia works closely with CDI staff on various events and activities, and assisting with student recruitment and retention strategies. Since receiving his Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences at Portland State, Jose has provided support for diversity and inclusion programs and events. He also was selected as a research intern for the 2013 summer Equity Internship Research Program, an intensive research stint at an OHSU laboratory, working alongside Dr. Hiroyuki Nakai. In his spare time, Jose enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He is also getting ready to continue his long-term goal, which is to attend medical school and get his MD/MPH.
Leilani Galanto, BA
Leilani Galanto works closely with CDI staff and the Interim Chief Diversity Officer on various events, projects and activities, and works at CDI's front-office reception area (Richard Jones Hall 4365). Leilani is from Honolulu, Hawaii. She relocated to Portland with her family at the age of 10 and loves the great Northwest. Prior to OHSU, she worked at Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District for 13 years; providing diverse accessible recreational activities and inclusion services. Leilani's personal interests include baking, hula-dancing, basketball, exploring Portland's food scene and spending time with family and friends.
Angela Westbrooks, MBA
Angela has a human resources background in diversity and inclusion recruitment, retention, talent management, professional development, organizational development, leadership trainer and has managed employee resource groups. Prior to OHSU, she worked at Hewlett Packard in Corvallis. She is a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and very proud of her Native and African American heritage.
Eli Ettinger, MS
Eli brings a wealth of knowledge in implementing programs and support services for people with disabilities, having worked at Vocational Rehabilitation, the Autistic Self Advocacy Network and at the University of Oregon Office of Disability Services. Eli also has served internship positions at Self Determination Resources Inc. and Mobility International USA. At the University of Oregon, Eli was honored with the Dean's Award for Service.
Eric Stone, MS, NCC
At CDI, Eric is assisting the CDI team with student enrichment programs, the Summer Equity Internship Program, the Ted R. Lilley Cancer CURE Program and the Health and Science Career Conference. Eric has more than 20 years' experience as a counselor and educator in K-12 systems around the Portland metropolitan. An avid distance runner, Eric is a daily streak runner and has logged more than100 half marathons and 50 marathons since 1997.