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2015 Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Annie Clark mugshotAndrea PinoAnnie E. Clark and Andrea L. Pino are co-founders of the national organization End Rape On Campus (EROC), and lead complainants in the Title IX and Clery complaints against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. They are contributing writers to the Huffington Post, MSNBC, and The Chronicle Vitae. After directly working with New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, they helped write the Bi-Partisan Campus Safety and Accountability Act. In 2013, Clark and Pino were listed alongside President Barack Obama as two of the most influential forces in higher education. Their work has been featured in The New York Times, Vogue, CNN, Good Morning America, The Melissa Harris-Perry Show, NPR, and other media outlets.

deborah wilson

Dr. Deborah Wilson currently serves as the George Mason University Associate Athletic Director for Academic Services. From 2011-2012, she served as chair of the NCAA Committee on Sportsmanship and Ethical Conduct. Through her work with the NCAA, Dr. Wilson was the lead author of the handbook released in 2014 entitled Addressing Sexual Assault and Interpersonal Violence: Athletics’ Role in Support of Healthy and Safe Campuses.

Breakout Session Speakers

Dr. Jan Deeds, Director of Women’s Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Jennifer Jacobsen, Wellness Director and Title IX Deputy for Prevention, Grinnell College

Dr. Alan Heisterkamp, Director, Mentors in Violence Prevention Leadership Institute, Center for Violence Prevention, University of Northern Iowa

Dr. Michael Fleming, Interim Director, Center for Violence Prevention, University of Northern Iowa

Laura Egan, Director of Training and Technical Assistance, Clery Center for Security on Campus, Wayne, PA

Maria North-Morgan, Supervisory Attorney, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Kansas City

Linda White, Attorney, Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education

Jennifer Ananda, Legal Assistance for Victims Project Attorney, Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence

Dr. Chuck Ambrose, President, University of Central Missouri

Paul Kyle, Dean of Students, Johnson County Community College

Brian Porch, Victim Assistance Unit, Johnson County District Attorney’s Office

Marie Alcocer, Bilingual Outreach and Advocacy Specialist, Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault

Victoria Pickering, Advocacy and Outreach Specialist, Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault

Dan Robles, Crime Prevention Officer. Johnson County Community College

Jessica Haymaker, Coordinator, Center for Advocacy, Response and Education, Kansas State University

Jenna Tripodi, Coordinator, Center for Advocacy, Response and Education, Kansas State University

Brandon Haddock, Coordinator, LGBT Resource Center, Kansas State University

Dr. Curt Brungardt, Jana’s Campaign, Inc.

Dr. Mellisa Holtzman, Professor of Sociology, Ball State University

Chadwick Menning, Associate Professor of Sociology, Ball State University

Dr. Latoya Hill, Associate Dean of Student Conduct and Emergency Services, University of Texas at Austin

David Chambers, Coordinator of Student Emergency Services and UTPD Liaison, University of Texas at Austin