Institutional Equity Staff

Beth Lunde-Stockero

Beth Lunde-Stockero

  • Executive Director, Institutional Equity
  • Title IX Deputy Coordinator
  • Equal Opportunity Officer

Specialties

  • Oversee the office of Institutional Equity
  • Ensure completion of federal and state compliance requirements related to ​anti-discrimination, harassment and retaliation, and sexual misconduct
Kirsti Arko, PhD

Kirsti Arko, PhD

  • Director, Title IX
  • Associate Director, Institutional Equity

Specialties

  • Oversee all components relative to Title IX and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
  • Develop educational programs for students and employees specific to Title IX
Abbi Halkola

Abbi Halkola

  • Title IX Coordinator
Susan Sullivan

Susan Sullivan

  • ADA/504 Coordinator
  • Assistant Director, Institutional Equity
  • Title IX Deputy Coordinator

Additional Contact 

susulliv@mtu.edu

Specialties

  • ADA Accommodations for Employees
  • Budget Manager
  • Monitors faculty and staff hires
  • Leads online employee and student training systems
Brenda Anttila

Brenda Anttila

  • Coordinator

Specialties

  • Development of the University's Affirmative Action Plan
  • Monitor staff and faculty hires
  • Assist with maintaining University compliance in regard to federal and state civil rights laws & regulations
  • Assist with website updates
Lydia Gockenbach
"Always do your best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret."
—Don Miguel Ruiz

Lydia Gockenbach

  • Administrative Aide
  • Pronouns: she, her, hers

Specialties

  • Provide administrative support for Institutional Equity, Title IX, and the Office of Academic and Community Conduct
  • Assist with student sexual assault prevention training and employee harassment/discrimination training 
  • Provide administrative support for multiple committees
  • Web Liaison