Team

Sayumi Irey

Sayumi Irey, Ph.D., Interim Vice President for Diversity

Biography:

Dr. Irey is a tenured faculty and has extensive leadership experiences in both instruction and student services.  She has served as a coordinator for Faculty Professional Development, chair of Cultural and Ethnic Studies, and interim director of Multicultural Student Services.  She was also the first Diversity Caucus co-chairs (2002) and provided collaborative leadership with her …more about Sayumi Irey, Ph.D., Interim Vice President for Diversity


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Beabe Akpojovwo

Biography:

Beabe Akpojovwo a native of Seattle has been employed with Bellevue College for five years, as the Assistant to the Vice President for Diversity. Prior to this position, she served as the Office Manager in the Regional Scales Node department at the University of Washington, and 11 years as the Field Office Manager for Casey …more about Beabe Akpojovwo


Rachel Wellman

Biography:

Rachel Wellman has been with Bellevue College for 2 years, but has been in higher education since 1999. She has served as a Director of Multicultural Services, adjunct faculty, and her current role is Title IX Coordinator. Rachel also spent several years as an independent consultant and trainer focusing on workplace equity and inclusion. Her …more about Rachel Wellman


Jill Powell

Jill Powell

Biography:

Jill Powell is the Title IX Assistant Coordinator.  Jill started her new role as of August 1, 2016.  Prior to that, she worked as Manager of Student Conduct in Bellevue College, Assistant Director for Student Engagement in University Housing at the University of Idaho, where she serves as a student conduct officer, serves on the CARE …more about Jill Powell