Honor Board

“No student shall take unfair advantage of another student or member of the Occidental Community" - ASOC Constitution

Acting as the ASOC's judicial branch, Honor Board is comprised of ten student jurors elected by the student body. Honor Board voices student perspectives in cases concerning alleged violations of the Student Code of Conduct, the College's Academic Ethics policy, or the Honor Principle. Check your inbox for meeting announcements or email honorboard@oxy.edu for more information.

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https://occidental.zoom.us/j/87115623805
Meeting ID: 871 1562 3805
Passcode: 529845


Honor Board Jurors

 

 
Sophia Baker 
Hey! My name is Sophia Baker (she/her) and I am a Sophomore intended UEP & Spanish major. I am looking forward to serving on Honor Board this year and excited to be able to get to know more people at Oxy! My favorite color is #dbb0d0

 

 
Colin Thom 
Hi! I’m Colin Thom (he/him). I’m a Sophomore and I’m super excited to serve as a first time Honor Board Juror. I plan on majoring in Politics and minoring in French Studies. I love to talk to people, so if you see me don’t be afraid to say hello! My favorite color is Prussian Blue: Hex#: 1D2D44

 

 
Daniel Panadero 
Hi! My name is Daniel and I’m a sophomore here at Oxy. I’m majoring in Music with a concentration in Production. I am very excited to be serving on Honor Board, and I’m looking forward to the rest of the year and meeting new people here at Oxy. I love getting to know new people, so don’t be shy! If I had to choose a favorite color, I’d probably go with #d57f2c.

 

 
Toby Searcy 
Hey everyone! My name is Toby (he/him) and I’m a current junior at Oxy. I am a Kinesiology major with a Public Health minor, and also run for Oxy’s track and field team. I work at the front desk at the library so feel free to say hello if you see me! This is my first term on the Honor Board and I am super excited to serve the Oxy community! I am a huge fan of color #659BDF. 

 

 
Jenny Desch 
Hi y’all, I’m Jenny! While this is my last term on Honor Board, I am excited to be serving as its secretary and working to create change on campus. I’m a senior Critical Theory & Social Justice major. I also serve on the Campus Safety Advisory Committee as a student representative, so please feel free to reach out and say hello! Favorite color: #FFD925. 

 

 
Jack Zeltzer 
Hello, my name is Jack Zeltzer and I am a senior CTSJ major. I work at the mailroom and for fun I like to make music, listen to music, read books, and play basketball. This is my second semester on the honor board and I am excited to be a juror. Please come to a meeting, I would love to meet y’all. Favorite color: #FA8072.

 

 
Henry Kinskey 
Hey y’all, my name's Henry Kinskey (they/he) and I am a Sophomore History major as well as the current Honor Board Chair. Have any questions about Honor Board or the student code of conduct? Feel free to send them my way! My favorite color is Lavender Pink #FBAED2

 

 
Gavin Griswold 
Hi! I’m Gavin Griswold (He/Him) and I am a Senior DWA major. I am excited to be on Honor Board for my last year! In my spare time I enjoy going to State Parks and drinking coffee, so if you enjoy either of those or want to reach out about Honor Board, don’t hesitate! My favorite color hex is #1e90ff, also known as Dodger Blue.


Honor Board Advisor

Martha "M.D." Matlock
Assistant Director of Student Conduct & Restorative Practices
Martha "M.D." started at Oxy in her role in Fall 2021, and is a native of Stamps, Arkansas, home of the late Maya Angelou. As a first-generation college student, non-traditional college student, and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. she knows the importance of mentorship, involvement, and connection to academic success. M.D. earned her masters in College Student Personnel Services and Administration from the University of Central Arkansas, and is currently pursuing her doctorate in Organizational Leadership at Grand Canyon University.  Professionally she has served in various roles in residential life and student conduct at the University of Georgia, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and the University of Michigan-Flint.  M.D. also shares a passion in restorative practices and finding educational solutions to repair harm within communities.

Academic Misconduct Process

Meeting Minutes

Minutes are the instant written record of a meeting or hearing. They typically describe the events of the meeting and may include a list of attendees, a statement of the issues considered by the participants, and related responses or decisions for the issues. CLICK HERE to access Honor Board's Minutes dating back to 2017.

Bylaws and Governing Documents

Bylaws are the rules and principles that define the governing structure and architectural framework of an organization. CLICK HERE to access Honor Board's Bylaws.


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