Chairwoman of the Committee Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson addressed ASM leadership in a letter thanking the organization for its efforts.
- Dwayne Boucaud, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Director of Graduate MLS and BMS Programs, Quinnipiac University
- Floyd L. Wormley, Jr., Ph.D., Associate Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies, Texas Christian University
- Kishana Taylor M.S., Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Carnegie Mellon University, Co-lead #BlackinMicrobiology
- Alfredo Torres, Ph.D., Herman Barnett Distinguished Professor Microbiology & Immunology at UTMB (Galveston) and Chief Diversity Officer
- Annette Angus, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, The Clorox Company