Interim Chief, Equal Opportunity & Title IX Officer
Sheila Johnson-Willis joined the University in 2012. In her position, she provides guidance and support to University leadership on matters of equal opportunity, affirmative action and anti-discrimination and leads the University’s efforts in the development and implementation of strategic and operational plans for advancing diversity and inclusion. Johnson-Willis also provides advice, counseling, and conflict resolution services to employees in matters relating to a broad range of employment and employee relations issues; including, investigating complaints of discrimination and bias.
Prior to joining Syracuse University, Johnson-Willis served as the director of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, and Title IX officer, at Colgate University; and as director for Affirmative Action compliance and Title IX coordinator at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, IN.
Leaves and Disabilities Accommodation Coordinator
Dana Butler joined the University in 2001 and was employed by the Office of Human Resources. In November 2012 Dana joined the Office of Equal Opportunity, Inclusion and Resolution Services as the Leaves and Disabilities Accommodation Coordinator.
Her current responsibilities include coordinating disability-related leaves and accommodations for faculty and staff. She also handles Personal, Educational and Military Leaves and leaves taken under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).