Like Mothers & Daughters;’ Education, service and community (Entry Three) S2E4

Mrs. Twillea D. Evans-Carthen, University Ombuds Officer, Director of Ombuds Services for California State University, San Bernardino has 34 years of Human Resources experience and over 30 years as a College Administrator at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) and over 20 years of employment as a Professor/Lecturer with Chapman – Brandman University, Riverside and Ontario Campuses. Evans-Carthen has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from California State University, San Bernardino and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration from California State University, Long Beach.

She has received recognition for her service to the campus community and the community at large from the CSUSB Uni Phi Club, CSUSB Common Management System, CSUSB Student Affairs Division, CSUSB Student African American Brotherhood, she has also worked with the California Legislature Assembly for the 62nd District, the former Congressman, Honorable George E. Brown, Jr. (deceased) …and, congressional recognition from Congressman Joe Baca of the 42nd District, Community Service Award Recognition from Women League of Voters, in addition to being a CSUSB Distinguished Alumni, and recipient of the Leadership Award from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. to name a few.

Evans-Carthen is a former chairperson for CSU Systemwide Ombuds Roundtable, CSU Southern California Classifiers, and Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) – District 11. Currently, Evans-Carthen serves as chairperson CSUSB Conversations on Diversity Sub-committee, a member of the University Diversity Committee, Chair and advisor for CSUSB UDC Diversity Trainers, a member of the International Ombuds Association, and a member of Society in Human Resources Management (SHRM). Evans-Carthen is current board member for League of Women Voters of San Bernardino, and board member for The Inland Ivy Foundation, and former president of the local chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Eta Nu Omega Chapter San Bernardino-Riverside.

Dr. Megan D. Carthen Jackson is an accomplished administrator and professor advocating lifelong learning with a diverse array of experience in the public, private, and non-profit sector. With a doctorate and master’s degree in public administration and policy, Dr. Carthen Jackson finds passion in the processes implemented to promote the betterment of society for all. As a Pracademic (Practitioner and Academic), Dr. Carthen Jackson believes herself to be a facilitator and conduit for the promotion of best practices in organizational leadership, investing in human capital, and educating the next group of diverse leaders for generations to come. Her accomplishments include but are not limited to recognition for her extraordinary leadership skills, initiative, and commitment on behalf of the University of La Verne, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, the YMCA, and Girl Scouts. Dr. Carthen Jackson believes in the importance of serving one’s community. She is the current Vice President of the local chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Omega Omicron Omega Chapter North County San Diego, and board member of the Scholarly Pearls Foundation. She is a member of the American Society for Public Administrators (ASPA), the Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA), College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR), the Society for Human Resource Management, (SHRM), and the Women’s Resource Center (WRC).

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Ep Associate Producer: Dr. Megan D. Carthen Jackson