Membership is open to ALL Harper College Faculty, Administrators, and staff of color.

Executive Board

Dr. Tong Cheng, Biology

Karega Cooper, Math

Esmeralda Guerrero Lopez, Student Development

Data Champion
Karin Lacour-Rivers, Student Development

Staff Liaison
Chris Candelas, Student development; Alejandro Mendoza, Student development

Gerardo Cruz, Liberal Arts

Leah Kang, Student development

Dream Advisor
Dr. Travaris Harris, Dean of Business and Social Sciences

Former Chair
Veronica Mormino, Business and Social Sciences

Chair Emeritus
LaVonya Williams, Student Development


The DREAM Mentoring Program collaborates with the Diversity Committee and the office of Human Resources.

DREAM is interested in sponsoring scholarships for ethnically diverse student leaders. If you are interested in becoming a community partner, please contact the Membership Coordinator.


Event Planning Committee

The Event Planning Committee is charged with organizing all DREAM Special Events such as: Professional Development sessions, Networking Sessions and the Mentoring Celebration.

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee is charged with the recruitment and orientation of new members and retention of current members.

Professional Development Committee

The Professional Development Committee is charged with Administering the DREAM Mentoring Program for employees of color.

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