Executive Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion/Chief Diversity Officer
Rayon Brown currently serves as Executive Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) /Chief Diversity Officer at Fox Valley Technical College. This encompasses Diversity & Inclusion Services, Tribal outreach, and Affirmative Action.
Brown joined FVTC in 2004. Before being named Chief Diversity Officer in July 2020, he held various positions at the College including Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Manager of Multicultural Student Services, Intercollegiate Athletics/Student Life Coordinator and Student Life Recreation Assistant. In 2014, he served as the Director of the Brother-to-Brother program, an initiative designed to increase retention rates of students of color at the College.
Active in the community, Brown chairs the Ryan Community Board of Directors and co-chairs the Imagine Fox Cities Coordinating Committee. He serves on several other boards and planning committees, including the NACCE Mentoring Council, LEAVEN Community Resource Center Outcomes and Evaluation Committee, Community Health Action Team (CHAT), POINT Action Groups, Celebrate Diversity Fox Cities Board of Directors, Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Team, Fox Cities Chief Diversity Officers Collaborative, and Voices of Men Fox Cities.
Brown earned an Associate degree in Marketing from FVTC and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee. He earned his Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership & Administration from Concordia University in Mequon.