Curt Brungardt, Ph.D. – Board President
Jana’s Campaign Inc., Hays, KS
Curt Brungardt, Ph.D., is the Omer G. Voss Distinguished Professor of Leadership Studies and the Executive Director of the Center for Civic Leadership at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas. He specializes in political leadership, community organizing, and social justice. Dr. Brungardt is also the President of the Board of Directors and the co-founder of Jana’s Campaign Inc., which was created in the honor of his step-daughter Jana Mackey who lost her life to dating violence. Jana’s Campaign is a national education and violence prevention organization.
Abigail Boyer – Assistant Executive Director of Programs, Outreach, and Communications
Clery Center for Security on Campus, Philadelphia, PA
Abigail Boyer is the Assistant Executive Director of Programs, Outreach, and Communications for the Clery Center for Security On Campus. Working in the non-profit field since 2007 as an educator, trainer, and speaker, Abigail presents nationally on topics related to the Clery Act, dynamics of sexual and domestic violence, victims’ services, and non-profit outreach. Prior to her work at the Clery Center, Ms. Boyer served as the Community Outreach Coordinator for The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc. and was instrumental in the development and implementation of prevention education programs targeted towards students, parents, and other community members.
Claudia J. Bayliff, J.D. – Project Attorney for National Judicial Education Program
Legal Momentum, Falls Church, VA
Claudia J. Bayliff is an attorney and educator with twenty-five years of experience working on issues related to sexual assault. She is currently serving as the National Judicial Education Program’s (NJEP) Project Attorney, developing judicial educational materials about sexual assault and helping to implement a nationwide, comprehensive plan for judicial education about sexual assault. She also consults with organizations, civilian and military, to help them improve their response to sexual violence.
Anne Munch, J.D. – Prosecutor and Gender-Based Violence Subject Matter Expert
Anne Munch Consulting Inc., Denver, CO
Anne Munch is an attorney with twenty seven years of experience as a career prosecutor and advocate for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. As a subject matter expert for the United States Air Force, the United States Army and the United States Navy, Anne has worked extensively on the development of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response programs in the military. Ms. Munch has also worked on these important issues on college campuses across the U.S.
Breakout Session Speakers
Annette Lynch Ph.D., Professor and Director, Center for Violence Prevention, University of Northern Iowa
Leslie Williams, Ph.D., Dean of Students, University of Northern Iowa
Maria North-Morgan, Supervisory Attorney, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Kansas City
Carol Hagan, Attorney, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Kansas City
Kim Vansell, Director, National Center for Campus Public Safety, Burlington, VT
Amy Kiger, Director, University of Central Missouri Violence/Substance Abuse Prevention
Paul Kyle, Dean of Students, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS
Jon Buse, Dean of Students, Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapid, IA
Jeni Hart, Ph.D., Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis Department, University of Missouri
Kimi Nolte, Graduate Student, Partners In Prevention, University of Missouri
Melanie Austin, MPH, Director of Education, Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA), Kansas City, MO
Susan Carman, MA, Outreach Program Director, SAFEHOME, Inc., Overland Park, KS
Kathy Feith, Institutional Review Specialist, U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid, Kansas City
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