Black Faculty and Staff Association

The University of California, Riverside, Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFASA) was established in 2017 to address the issues and concerns unique to employees and students at the University of California, Riverside. The mission of BFASA, as a partner in the educational enterprise, is to create and maintain a climate which is conducive to the well-being and professional development aspirations of Black staff, faculty and students.  The purpose of BFASA is to strengthen relationships among Black staff, faculty and students as well as the campus and local community, to encourage the recruitment and retention of Black staff, faculty, and students and enhance staff advancement and career development opportunities.

Staff and faculty who want to become mentors should email:

To join and receive updates, scan QR code below or by clicking here. ** Only UCR emails will be accepted**

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Chanel Parrish chair


Chanel Parrish, Chair

Financial & Administrative Coordinator

Career Services center



Victorino Moreira Vice Chair


Victorino Moreira, Vice-Chair

Undergraduate Academic Advisor for MDU

CHASS Student Affairs



Sharee Hughes Secretary


 Sharee Hughes, Secretary


African Student Programs



Paige McGee treasurer


Paige McGee, Treasurer

Research Administrator II

Department of Entomology



Dennis McIver Past chair


Dennis McIver, Past Chair

Admissions & Courses Counselor

University Honors

Remaining 2020-21 BFASA Meetings (normally Held in Hinderaker 0154 at 11am but due to pandemic we meet online using zoom)

  • May 12

  • June 9


African Student Programs

Director: Dr. Jamal Myrick 



UCR Black Alumni Chapter

President: Keona Henderson



UCR Staff Assembly

President: Dennis McIver