University Standing Committees

Title IX Awareness Committee

Reports to:

Executive Director, Institutional Equity


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 (Chair), Institutional Equity
  • Vince Boven, Air Force ROTC
  • Sean Brown, Residence Education & Housing 
  • Dayna Browning, Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being
  • Joshua Browning, Army ROTC
  • Debra Charlesworth, Graduate School
  • Joe Cooper, Student Financial Services Center
  • Rebecca Crane, Dial Help
  • Reid DeVoge, Public Safety and Police Services
  • Anne Dumble, Dial Help
  • Rhys Edwards, General Athletics
  • Alyssa Everett, Undergraduate Representative
  • Lydia Gockenbach, Institutional Equity
  • Amy Howard, Center for Diversity & Inclusion
  • Angie Kolehmainen, Baraga County Shelter Home
  • Virginia Lambert, Dial Help
  • Vienna Leonarduzzi, Pavlis Honors College
  • Alexandra Marshall, Residence Education & Housing 
  • Mary Niemela, BKG Shelter Home
  • Susanna Peters, Social Sciences
  • Laura Putwen, Academic & Community Conduct
  • Kristine Putz, Dial Help
  • Kyle Rubin, Admissions
  • Heather Saari, Dial Help
  • Laura Schaerer, Graduate Representative
  • Paige Setter-Hallwachs, Dial Help
  • Diane Shoos, Humanities
  • Stefanie Sidortsova, University Marketing & Communications
  • Rochelle Spencer, Student Leadership and Involvement
  • Susan Sullivan, Institutional Equity
  • Alan Turnquist, Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success
  • Travis Wakeham, Biological Sciences