Michael Satz earned his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science from Southern Methodist University in 1990 while enlisted in the United States Navy. After earning his degrees, Satz served as a United States Naval Surface Warfare Officer stationed on amphibious assault ships based out of Japan. Upon discharge, Satz earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School. He practiced bankruptcy, business, and general litigation in Dallas Texas before becoming in house counsel for Nissan North America where he practiced compliance, consumer finance, and arbitration law. He joined the University of Idaho College of Law as an associate professor in 2006, earned tenure in 2010, became that college’s associate dean for faculty in 2012, and interim dean in 2013. During this time he oversaw curricular and facilities expansion related to the expansion of the law program in Boise. In 2014, he became the AVP and Executive Officer for Southwestern Idaho where he engages in the activities described in this document. Mike’s areas of academic and professional expertise include Culture, Climate, and Diversity specifically advocating for the underrepresented and disenfranchised and large organizational climate and culture, litigation, consumer finance, leadership and mentoring (https://www.uiargonaut.com/2016/02/01/leading-the-charge-michael-satz-recognized-as-leader-in-diversity-by-national-jurist-magazine-2/) . During his tenure at the University of Idaho, Satz has served on the Strategic Enrollment Management Committee, Co-Principle Investigator Latinx Student Go-on Pipeline Project, University Wide Promotion and Tenure Committee, President’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion, University of Idaho Leadership Academy, Human Rights Access and Inclusion Investigative Officer, Dean’s Working Group Reclassification, Provost’s Council, President’s Roundtable, Focus on the Future Working Group, and multiple college level assignments.