Chief Diversity Officer, CSUSM


Dr. McManus serves as the Chief Diversity Officer & Associate Vice President for Diversity, Educational Equity, Inclusion and Ombuds at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM).


Cal State San Marcos is a forward-focused university, dedicated to preparing future leaders, building great communities, and solving critical issues with an enrollment of over 15,000 students.


To learn more, please visit our website.

Senior Associate, Kingston Bay Group


Dr. McManus serves as a Senior Associate with the Kingston Bay Group (KBG).


KBG is a coaching, consulting and search firm serving the field of education - P12 and higher education. The firm specializes in Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) and leadership development.


To learn more, please visit the Kingston Bay Group website for more information.

Board Memberships



Dr. McManus served as the founding Executive Director of Rootstrong, and currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors. Rootstrong is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization focused multicultural leadership development for social justice.



Dr. McManus serves as a member of the Diversity Collegium Board of Directors. The Collegium is a think tank dedicated to the advancement of diversity and inclusion across sectors. In this role, Dr. McManus served as an Expert Panelist for the Global Diversity & Inclusion Benchmarks (GDIB).




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