Black Faculty and Staff Association

Welcome to the Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA) website! Our goal is to build community and highlight resources that enhance the personal and professional development of Black faculty and staff. We encourage your participation and support throughout the academic year.

BFSA membership is open to all faculty and staff at Iowa State University, regardless of race, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.

Upcoming BFSA Meetings

Please mark your calendar for upcoming BFSA meetings that begin at 12:00 pm. We would love to have you join the conversation.

  • November 8 from 12-1 pm Cardinal Room, Memorial Union
  • February 14 from 12-1 pm Cardinal Room, Memorial Union
  • March 14 from 12-1 pm Cardinal Room, Memorial Union
  • April 11 from 12-1 pm Location TBD

Contact Information

Contact Angela Shaw or Corey Williamson for more information about our organization and/or to join our listserv.

Be sure to check us out on Facebook!

Resources for Faculty and Staff Candidates and New Hires


Corey Williamson, current chair

Associate Director, Memorial Union

Angela Shaw, incoming chair

Associate Professor, Food Science and Human Nutrition

Kevin Lazard, outgoing chair

Systems Analyst II, IT Services

BFSA Flyer

Upcoming events

  • Winter Celebration - Friday, December 1, 2017
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - January 15, 2018
  • Black History Family Bowling - February (Date TBD)
  • Juneteenth Celebration - Saturday, June 16, 2018