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Affinity Group Contact Person Bldg. Ext. Brief Description
African-American Affinity Group Juanita McKinney 1005S 3915 AAAG exists to provide a forum where employees and guests can promote awareness of the Black, African, African-American and Caribbean cultures, share professional insights, acquire information and provide leadership on their careers and work environment within BNL.
Asian Pacific American Association Susan Eng Wong

Marie VanBuren


The APAA promotes unity and awareness through educational/cultural/social programs, the annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month events, and through discussion of issues that affect the Asian Pacific American community at BNL.
GLOBE Club Deborah Bauer 860 5664 Meets periodically to provide information and have discussions about issues that affect LGBT employees at the Laboratory.
Hispanic Heritage Group Cynthia Hernandez 510 4406 Organizes HHG activities and events during Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 annually) and throughout the year.
Veterans Association (BVA) Shirley Kendall 400B 3318 To support BNL veterans and employees who are faced with the challenges of their loved ones currently serving in the military.

Brookhaven Women In Science (BWIS)

  • Anna Goldberg
  • Bldg. 801
  • Ext. 5962
  • Description: To increase the Laboratory's awareness of the accomplishments of women in science and to provide our members with role models of their own.

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