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2022 Diversity, Inclusivity and Equal Employment Opportunity Award

Diversity Inclusivity Awardees

AWARD CITATION

The group is recognized for being a catalyst for DEI within EL and across NIST through their efforts to establish and lead the council to enhance and improve EL’s culture and to foster a sense of belonging and inclusion among all staff.  The group established the mission and vision for diversity, equity, and inclusivity within EL and led by example through many activities.  As a first-of-a-kind group, the founding members of the council helped EL shape its goals, direction, and thinking regarding DEI and contributed to an inclusive working environment at NIST.

GROUP AWARD

Rodney Bryant

Mechanical Engineer
Laboratory Programs, Engineering Laboratory, Fire Research Division

Tania Ullah

Mechanical Engineer
Laboratory Programs, Engineering Laboratory, Building Energy and Environment Division

Serena Martinez

Support Services Specialist
Laboratory Programs, Engineering Laboratory

Melissa Logan

Supervisory Senior Management Advisor
Laboratory Programs, Engineering Laboratory

LaKesha Perry

Engineering Technician
Laboratory Programs, Engineering Laboratory, Materials and Structural Systems Division

Jonathan Weigand

Research Structural Engineer
Engineering Laboratory, Materials and Structural Systems Division

Cynthia Rivas

Geographer
Laboratory Programs, Engineering Laboratory

Natascha Milesi Ferretti

Mechanical Engineer
Laboratory Programs, Engineering Laboratory, Building Energy and Environment Division

Thurston Sexton

Mechanical Engineer
Laboratory Programs, Engineering Laboratory, Systems Integration Division

Craig Schlenoff

Supervisory Mechanical Engineer
Laboratory Programs, Engineering Laboratory, Intelligent Systems Division