Kiki Baker Barnes is athletics director at Dillard University and interim commissioner for the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC) of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.
María Pabón López is a professor of law at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where she also served as dean from 2011 to 2015.
Ana López is a professor of communication, director of the Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute, and associate provost for faculty affairs at Tulane University.
Walter Kimbrough was the former president of Dillard University in New Orleans. Previously, he was president of Philander Smith College and held several student affairs positions.