RTC welcomes first executive director for EDI

Published Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Doris Martinez, a leader committed to empowering change and dismantling systemic barriers for students is Renton Technical College’s Executive Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. 

Most recently Interim Associate Dean for Student Life at Highline College, she launched her professional student affairs career at La Salle University, where she served as Off-Campus Community Coordinator and a university liaison. Passionate about her work, she has served in numerous roles at Highline College, including Inter-Cultural Center Leadership Advisor and Director for the Center for Cultural & Inclusive Excellence. 
 
A proud graduate of Highline College, Doris earned her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Student Development Administration from Seattle University. 
 
“Doris stood out among the candidates for her expertise in and passion for this work,” President Yoshiko Harden said. “Filling this position is one more way RTC advances our mission of equity and student success.”

New EDI Executive Director Doris Martinez

New EDI Executive Director Doris Martinez