Advisory Board

About the Board

The Montclair State University LGBTQ Advisory Board serves to provide support, input, and advisement to the LGBTQ Center Coordinator and advocacy for the LGBTQ Center and its initiatives that create and sustain an inclusive, equitable society of informed and culturally competent future leaders.

The board is composed of up to 20 student, faculty and staff members from across the campus committed to creating change. If you are interested in serving on the Advisory Board, please contact the chair of the board, Julie Fleming, at flemingj@mail.montclair.edu for more information. 

Purpose of the Board

  1. Facilitate communication between the University community and the LGBTQ Center
  2. Identify concerns, resources, and programmatic needs across campus for LGBTQ+ students, faculty, and staff
  3. Serve as advocates and ambassadors for the Center's goals, proposals, and objectives in creating equity and inclusion across campus
  4. Consults with the LGBTQ Center Coordinator on planning, implementation, and operational aspects of the Center

2016-2017 Members

Constituencies Voting Member Alternate Member
College of the Arts

Vacant

Vacant
College of Education and
Human Services
Vacant Vacant 
College of Humanities and
Social Sciences
Julie Farnum, Ph.D.
Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies
Andrea Dini, Ph.D.
Spanish and Italian
College of Science and
Mathematics
Vacant

Vacant

The Feliciano School
of Business
Vacant Vacant

The Graduate School

Stacy Pinto, M.A.
Graduate Student Services
Vacant

LGBTQ Employee
Resource Group
Sidney Gardner, Ed.D.
Equity & Diversity
Vacant

LGBTQ Center Coordinator

TBD

N/A
Theta Delta Sigma
Society, Inc. 
Jacqueline Stuto

Vacant

Undergraduate Student
Representative
Vacant

Vacant

Graduate Student
Representative
Vacant Vacant

Staff Representative I

Julie Fleming, M.A. (chair)
Center for Student Involvement
Vacant

Staff Representative II

Sue Graziano, A.P.N.
University Health Center

Barbara Ackerson
University Health Center
Staff Representative III Cpt. Kieran Barrett
University Police Department
Vacant

Staff Representative IV Stacy Flowers, M.Ed. (vice chair)
Residence Life
Vacant

Staff Representative V Vacant

Vacant

Staff Representative VI Marie Cascarano, Ed.D.
Health Promotion
Carissa Ruff, M.P.H.
Health Promotion
Members At-Large

Sudha Wadhwani, Psy.D.
Counseling and Psychological Services
Jude M. Uy, Ph.D.
Counseling and Psychological Services

2017-2018 Task Force Meetings

  • TBD