Safe Space

The goal of the Safe Space program is to develop a community of allies to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community. Interested students, faculty, and staff attend a one hour training focused on ally development and resources. Safe Space is coordinated by the Student Experience Diversity Committee.

The following individuals have completed the Safe Space Training and have committed themselves to serve as an ally to the LGBQT community.

Faculty/Staff

  • Andy Anderson, Housing and Residential Life
  • Karina Assiter, Computer Science & Systems
  • Bridget Aureli, Career Services
  • Ian Baldwin, Architecture
  • Kathy Bears, Public Safety
  • Justin Benson, Division of Technology Services
  • Phil Bernard, Housing and Residential Life
  • Linda Bernazzani, Student Leadership Programs
  • Kat Berry, Library
  • Christine Bettendorf, College of Professional and Continuing Education
  • David Byers, Counseling Center
  • Jen Casavant, Housing and Residential Life
  • Frank Casserta, Mechanical Engineering
  • Robert Chase, Applied Math & Sciences
  • Peter Cochrane, Career Services
  • Jesse Correia, Student Affairs
  • Robert Cowherd, Architecture
  • Eric Crumrine, Student Leadership Programs
  • Vicki Cupper, Business Services
  • Manuel Delgado, Architecture
  • Laura Don, Wellness Education
  • Caitlin Durante, Counseling Center
  • Carissa Durfee, Student Leadership Programs
  • Catherine Ehrhardt, Counseling Center
  • Bill Farrick, Career Services
  • Beth Farrow, Wellness Education
  • Ophir Feldman, Applied Math
  • Kaitlin Fertaly, Computer Science and Networking
  • Don Filan, Applied Math
  • Peter Fowler, Student Affairs
  • Ron Frattura, Division of Technology Services
  • Garrick Goldenberg, Architecture
  • Liz Green, Housing and Residential Life
  • Chris Haigh, Student Leadership Programs
  • Amanda Hattaway, Applied Math
  • Ryan Hinchey, Admissions
  • Dwight Horan, Applied Math
  • Chuck Hotchkiss, Office of the Provost
  • Deb Hunt, Career Services
  • Christine Kane, Electronics & Mechanical
  • Mark Klopfer, Architecture
  • Lindsay Laguna, Center for Community and Learning Partnerships
  • Joey Lawrance, Computer Science
  • Robert Lind, Mechanical Engineering
  • Silvia Lopez, Student Financial Services
  • Greg Mantolesky, Housing and Residential Life
  • Michael Mattera, Division of Technology Services
  • Bridget McNamee, Counseling Center
  • Jennifer Lee Michaelizyn, Architecture
  • Robin Morgan, Counseling Center
  • Judy Moss, Counseling Center
  • Maura Mulligan, Counseling Center
  • Marlin Nabors, Community Standards
  • Frank Nestor, Applied Math
  • Marc J Neveu, Architecture
  • James O'Brien, Science
  • Joe O'Farrell, Student Leadership Programs
  • Susan Paris, Office of the Provost
  • Mark Pasnik, Architecture
  • Anita Penta, Applied Math
  • Mallory Pernaa, Commuter Student Programs
  • Mimi Phan, Division of Technology Services
  • Rachel Pike, Interior Design
  • Russ Pinizzotto, Senior Vice President/Provost
  • Ann Pitt, Architecture
  • Rhonda Postrel, Library
  • Weldon Pries, Architecture
  • Ashley Roberts, College of Professional and Continuing Education
  • Steve Rossi, Student Leadership Programs
  • Vanessa St. Laurent. Arts & Sciences
  • Marcia Sailor, Career Services
  • Lisa Sanford, Public Safety
  • Joe Santacroce, Career Services
  • Priscilla Saul, Architecture
  • Greg Sirokman, Science
  • Gary Simundza, Applied Math
  • Emily Smedick, New Student Programs
  • Robin Slavin, Career Services
  • Emma Smith Zbarsky, Applied Math
  • Ingrid Strong, Architecture
  • Shruti Tekwani, Housing and Residential Life
  • Rachel Toft, Housing and Residential Life
  • Rob Trumbour, Architecture
  • Micaela“Mikki" Vega, Student Service Center
  • Annamaria Wenner, Dean of Students
  • Alan Whittemore, Institutional Research
  • Carrie Yates, Architecture

Students

  • Joshua Cunningham
  • Amanda Duggan
  • Jackie Ellet
  • Christina Esser
  • Jonathan Foerschler
  • Steph Greenlaw
  • Joe Jacwicz
  • Patricia Joseph
  • Bethany Keenan
  • Daniel Kelley
  • Tim Lawrence
  • TJ Liveston
  • Katie Masztal
  • Nicholas McMahon
  • Abigal Munford
  • Sarah Oakes
  • Seth Pruter
  • Juwelene Parro
  • Garrett Saparnis
  • Aurora Schurman
  • Michael Squires
  • Nathaniel St. Jean
  • Nick Torres
  • Mark Vollinger
  • Susan Wing
  • Zach Youngren

For more information:

Student Experience Diversity Committee
diversity@wit.edu

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