The following faculty and staff have pledged to act as allies to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, members of the UW-Parkside community.

Safe Zone Participants Pledge

  • Do not discriminate or intentionally disrespect anyone because of their sexual orientation or gender identity

  • Provide support to any person who is dealing with homophobia so they will not feel alone

  • Provide support and information to people who are having difficulty understanding or dealing with the sexual orientation of others.

  • Stand up against heterosexism, genderism, homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia

  • Work to create an inclusive environment for people of all gender identities and sexual orientations

  • Not attempt to sway the person to a different sexual orientation or viewpoint

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Admissions & Student Services
Jenna Balek
Janine Chiaverotti
Caitlin Dobson
Lisa Elliott
Betsy Ptack-Hollow

Advising and Career Center
Jenn Busch
Sergio Correa
Anna Stremlau
Diana Villegas-Cristerna
Sarah Warzecha
Pa Houa Yang

Archives & Area Research
Rebecca Robbennolt

Biology Dept
Greg Richards
Natalia Taft

Campus Activities & Engagement
Amanda Balistreri
Carol Dalton

Campus Technology Services
Cindy Sobczak

Cashier's Office
Greg Axelson

College of Art and Humanities
Betty Petersen

College of Business Economics and Computing
Sergio Correa
Laura McClure
Diana Villegas-Cristerna

College of Natural and Health Sciences
Kim Armstrong
Mary Beuscher
Lisa Lee
Jeanne Suda

College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies
Gia Guttierez
Peggy James
Anna Stremlau

Communications Dept
Fay Akindes
Theresa Castor
Jonathan Shailor
Adrienne Viramontes

Community Engagement
Debra Karp

Computer Science Dept
Heather Miles

Creative Services
Laura Mason
Alyssa Nepper

Criminal Justice Dept
Philip Wagner

Dean of Student's Office
Tamie Falk-Day
Tammy McGuckin
Steve Wallner

Economics Dept
Sahar Bahmani

English Dept
Dana Oswald
Tara Pedersen

Geography & Anthropology Dept
Kenny French
Kate Gillogly
John Ward

Geoscience Dept
Rachel Headley

Health, Exercise Science & Sport Management Dept
Bill Boppre

Human Resources Office
Amy Bobylak
Amy Chostner
Becky Schermer
Jessica Terwilliger

Innovations in Learning Office
Hannah Emery
Maggie Lawler
Linda Wawiorka

International Student Services & Study Abroad
Karin Basken

Elizabeth Antaramian
Jennie Callas
Dina Kaye
Rebecca Robinholt

Heidi Ertl
William Parker

OIE (Office of Institutional Engagement)
Carolyn Eastman
John Standard
Han Zhang

OMSA (Office of Multicultural Student Affairs)
Luis Benevoglienti
April Puryear

PARC (Parkside Academic Resource Center)
Kim White

Police and Public Safety
Officer Kelly Andrichik
Officer Kurt Bergendahl
Chief Jim Heller
Officer William Jeschke
Officer Thomas Pie
Officer Jessica Walkowiak
Officer Samantha Wells

Provost Office
Rob Ducoffe
Jean Hrpcek
Julie Lee
Tammy McGuckin
Amanda Welbon
Gary Wood

Philosophy Dept
Jenny Keefe

Psychology Dept
Ann Friesema
Rebecca Rasper

Registrar's Office
Mallory Mellon
Lori Turner

Residence Life
Jenna Swartz

Safety & Risk Management
Bob Grieshaber

Mita Banerjee

Student Center
Stephanie Sirovatka-Marshall

Student Health, Counseling, and Disability Services
Shewanna Brown-Johnson
Mary Callahan
Ashley Charney
Marcy Hufendick
Brandon Hutchins
Reneé Kirby
Michelle Nerdrum

Student Support Services
Marie Smith
Chris Zanowski

Theatre Arts Dept
Fabrice Conte-Williamson
Nathan Stamper

University Advancement
Karen Grabher

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