Title IX Awareness Committee

Reports to:

Executive Director, Equal Opportunity Compliance and Title IX


The University Title IX Awareness Committee is an advisory group and task force comprised of campus and community partners designed to guide sexual violence education in compliance with federal and state regulations for our University community.


Campus and community partners


  • Kirsti Arko, Equal Opportunity Compliance and Title IX
  • Vince Boven, Air Force ROTC
  • Joshua Browning, Army ROTC
  • Debra Charlesworth, Graduate School
  • Rebecca Crane, Dial Help
  • Reid DeVoge, Public Safety and Police Services
  • Anne Dumble, Dial Help
  • Rhys Edwards, General Athletics
  • Alyssa Everett, Undergraduate Representative
  • Jessica Gwosch, Dean of Students
  • Abbi Halkola (Chair), Title IX Coordinator
  • Angie Kolehmainen, Baraga County Shelter Home
  • Virginia Lambert, Dial Help
  • Fatima Morera Lohr, Undergraduate Student Government
  • Alexandra Marshall, Residence Education & Housing 
  • Mary Niemela, BKG Shelter Home
  • Susanna Peters, Social Sciences
  • Margaret Plank, Graduate Student Government
  • Laura Putwen, Academic & Community Conduct
  • Kristine Putz, Dial Help
  • Kellie Raffaelli, Dean of Students
  • Kyle Rubin, Admissions
  • Heather Saari, Dial Help
  • Suzanne Sanregret, Athletics
  • Laura Schaerer, Graduate Representative
  • Paige Setter-Hallwachs, Dial Help
  • Stefanie Sidortsova, University Marketing & Communications
  • Rochelle Spencer, Student Leadership and Involvement
  • Susan Sullivan, Equal Opportunity Compliance and Title IX
  • Travis Wakeham, Biological Sciences
  • Sarah Woodruff, Center for Student Mental Health and Well-Bring