LGBTQ Education, Engagement and Programming

 

 

 

MISSION

The LEEP Initiative exists to advance the mission of UT Dallas by nurturing a safe and inclusive environment that values and celebrates the sexual orientation and gender identity/expression of students, staff and faculty.

VISION

We envision UT Dallas as a safe and equitable environment, where students, staff and faculty of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expression are included, respected and valued for their contributions to make UT Dallas the nation's best public research university and one of the greatest universities in the world.

OBJECTIVES

  • Promote an understanding that discrimination is hurtful to everyone
  • Increase visibility of the LGBTQ and ally campus community by sharing ideas and involvement without fear of judgment
  • Increase awareness of LGBTQ issues
  • Promote workplace equity
  • Facilitate educational growth in a climate of mutual respect

PROGRAM COMPONENTS

LEEP Committee

SAFE ZONE Education

Ellen Greenwald

Student Counseling Psychologist

Michael Doty

Career Center Director

Shaun Longstreet

Educational Enhancement Coordinator

Andreka Peat

Student Counseling Psychology Intern

Travis Williams

UT Dallas Student & SAFE ZONE ALLY

Campus Engagement

Megan Richardson

Tara Lewis

ATEC Undergraduate Advisor

Lindsay Martin

Monalisa Amidar

Julie Larsen

Vivian Rutledge

Human Resources Assistant Director

Chris Sekerke

ECS Program Coordinator

Chris Edwards

Pam McElrath

Residential Life Assistant Director

Catherine Pickrel

Residential Life Coordinator

 

Programming

Heather Huntley

Career Center Associate Director

Katrina Watland

GWC Counselor

David Allen

HOMAGE Media Coordinator

Randi Mogul

Residential Life Coordinator

LEEP Committee Chair

Narcely Ruiz

GWC Outreach Coordinator

UTD Allies

STUDENT

STAFF

FACULTY

COMMUNITY

ALUMNI

Aekta Malhotra

Amanda Besch

Karen Prager

Janine Johnson

Joey R Dominguez

Andrea Torres

Amy Dyson

Jillian Duquaine

Judith C Dumont

Donald Johnson

Brian D Kunde

Arlene Rivero

Susan Briante

Jessica Narvaez

Cris Braxton

Bonnie Gordon

Shaun Longstreet

Daniel Millote

Catalina Maria Cuervo

Brenda Correa

Joanna Gentsch

Connie Trinh

Bruce Jones

Jessica Murphy

Dahn Nguyen

Cynthia Jenkins

Diana Gonzales

Crystal Barefield

Jazzmyn Wilson

Delvora King

Jalaj Joshi

Donna Srader

Jeanette Enriquez

Eric Welgehausen

Julia Spesivtseva

Elisabeth Walker

Eve Su

Valerie Brunnell

Melsissa B Kenfield

Fannae H Shields

Prachi Rathore

Jane Shipman

Stephanie Kooiman

Jessica M Forshee

Travis Williams

Katie Simpson

Achutan Manohar

Kimberly Kentfield

Ethan Yeager

Kim Winkler

Brittni Greenfled

Kristen Blakely

Brittany Sharkey

Lisa Garza

Curt Childress

Linda Mild

Rachel Ortega

Misty Williams

Lauren Dixon

Patsy Aguilera

Ashley Davis

Kaytie Farrell

Paul Stauffer

Smitha Bhat

Cam Bui

Tarita Graham

Cyrille Chiari

Vivian Rutledge

James Krajca

Amanda Smith

Glenn Long

Katherine Burgos

Fernando Midence

Amanda Jones

Miwa Murray

Julie Larsen

Olivia Myles

Doyen Rainey

Ashfia Salemin