Jody C. Randall (she/her/hers) serves as the Vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center and reigns as Miss Trans Texas USA 2020. She is a thought- and practice-leader in the development of cultural competencies within higher education and non-profit sectors. Jody is a member of the Gender and Sexuality Leadership Team for Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) where she serves as the Public Policy Liaison (2018-2020) and serves as Director of Administration (2019-2021) on the Board for the Texas Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrations (TACUSPA). She serves as the Board President of the Jim Collins Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports trans health through providing financial assistance towards gender affirming surgeries for transgender people who need them, and member of the Advisory Board for the Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit. Previously, Jody served as Board Chair of the Equality Federation Education Fund, Heartland CARES, Inc., and Kentucky Fairness Alliance. Jody is the recipient of the President’s Award for Diversity and Inclusion at Murray State University (2013) and an Inclusive Excellence Award from the Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Texas Tech University (2019). She is the recipient of a Master of Science in Human Development and Leadership from Murray State University. Jody is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education in Leadership and Learning in Organizations through the Peabody College at Vanderbilt University.
Her term on the Board expires June 13, 2025.