Title IX Team

Confidential Resources

Multiple entities comprise the Title IX team including our critical partners that are confidential resources across campus. For a complete list of crisis intervention and support services related to Title IX, including other confidential resources, please visit safe.uoregon.edu/about. To learn more about confidential resources please visit What is a Confidential Resource?


Office of the Title IX Coordinator (Designated Reporters)

Darci Heroy

Darci Heroy
Associate Vice President / Title IX Coordinator
​​​​Division of Student Life and Office of the President

541-346-8136
titleixcoordinator@uoregon.edu
 

 

Gina Van Dusen

Gina Van Dusen
Executive Assistant to the Title IX Coordinator
​​​​Division of Student Life

541-346-8032
ginav@uoregon.edu
 

 


Deputy Title IX Coordinators (Designated Reporters)

Deputy Title IX Coordinators serve an integral function in supporting the work of the Title IX Office among various constituencies and across campuses. Reports of gender discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual violence can be made directly to Deputy Title IX Coordinators, who will connect students and employees with appropriate resources as well as the Title IX Coordinator. Deputy Title IX Coordinators are Designated Reporters.

Deputy Title IX Coordinators can may also assist with training on Title IX reporting obligations, can serve as a resource for questions and concerns related to Title IX policies and processes procedures, and can connect individuals with accommodations and resources both on and off campus. Deputy Title IX Coordinators meet regularly with the Title IX Coordinator to discuss concerns related to their constituencies and bring important issues to the attention of senior leadership.

Tracey Tsugawa, Deputy Coordinator for Employees
Director
Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity

541-346-3123
traceyt@uoregon.edu

Nicole Commissiong

Nicole Commissiong, Deputy for School of Law
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
School of Law

541-346-3896
nrc@uoregon.edu
 

 

Renae DeSautel, Deputy for Undergraduate Students
Assistant Dean
Division of Student Life

541-346-1156
desautel@uoregon.edu

Sara Hodges

Sara Hodges, Deputy for Graduate Students
Associate Dean, Graduate School
Professor, Department of Psychology

541-346-4919
sdhodges@uoregon.edu
 

 

Lisa PetersonLisa Peterson, Deputy for Athletics
Deputy Athletic Director and Senior Woman Administrator
Athletics Department

541-346-5329
lpete@uoregon.edu
 

 

Linda Williams FaveroLinda Favero, Deputy for UO Portland Campus
Assistant Dean of Students and Career Services
UO Portland
503-412-3704

lfavero@uoregon.edu
 

 

Cindy FergusonCindy Ferguson, Deputy for Lundquist College of Business
Human Resources Specialist
541-346-2991
clf@uoregon.edu

 

 

Anna Schmidt-MacKenzie

Anna Schmidt, Deputy for Housing
Director of Residence Life and Educational Initiatives
University Housing

541-346-2674
schmidta@uoregon.edu
 

 


Office of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity (Designated Reporter)

The Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity (AAEO) serves students, faculty, staff and university guests to address issues, concerns and complaints regarding discrimination and harassment as well as reasonable workplace accommodations. For more information about resources and services through AAEO, please visit aaeo.uoregon.edu.

Tracey Tsugawa, Deputy Coordinator for Employees
Director
Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity

541-346-3123
traceyt@uoregon.edu

Vanessa Crakes
Equal Opportunity Specialist, Title IX Investigator
Office of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity

541-346-3123

Vivian Wright
Executive Assistant and Office Manager
Office of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity

541-346-2978
vwright@uoregon.edu

Martin Stanberry
Equal Opportunity Specialist
Office of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity

541-346-2985
mstanber@uoregon.edu

Samuel Rutledge
Equal Opportunity Specialist, Title IX Investigator
Office of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity
541-346-3123

Vacant Position (In Search Process)
Equal Opportunity Specialist, Title IX Investigator
Office of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity

541-346-2533

Vacant Position (In Search Process)
Equal Opportunity Specialist, Title IX Investigator
Office of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity

541-346-2533

The Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity also retains the services of external investigators as needed and appropriate.


Office of the Dean of Students (Non-Confidential)

The Office of the Dean of Students is a multi-dimensional group of administrators, organizations, programs, and support staff designed to provide resources and spaces for everyone to be supported throughout their college experience. For more information on how the Dean of Students serves students, please visit dos.uoregon.edu. The staff in the Dean of Students offices are a mixture of Designated Reporters, Student-Directed Employees and Confidential Employees. Please look at the individual reporting status of the employee with whom you seek to connect to understand their reporting obligations. You can find more information here.


Appellate Officers for Title IX Student Conduct Processes (Designated Reporters)

Appellate Officers are faculty and staff tasked to review final outcomes from sexual misconduct student conduct processes on the procedural grounds specified in the Student Conduct Code and Standard Operating Procedures for Appeals.

Appellate Officers serve on a voluntary basis and receive training on Title IX, sexual harassment and sexual violence, procedural due process, and administrative review. Appellate Officers review student conduct cases for procedural fairness and error, potential bias, sufficiency of information, whether sanctions were commensurate with findings, and new information not known previously that could alter the outcome. If you are a faculty or staff member interested in serving as an Appellate Officer, please contact the Title IX Coordinator.

Currently Serving Appeals Officers

Mariann Hyland, J.D., Assistant Vice Provost
Nancy Resnick, J.D., CHRO and Associate Vice President
Jennifer Espinola J.D., Dean of Students, UO School of Law
Michael Moffitt, J.D., Dean of UO School of Law
Kathie Stanley, Associate Vice President/Chief of Staff, Student Life
Nicole Commissiong, J.D., Assistant Dean of Students, UO School of Law
Rosa Chavez-Jacuinde, J.D., Associate Director, Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence
Dr. Yvette Alex-Assensoh, PhD/J.D., Vice President of Equity and Inclusion
Abe Schafermeyer, Director of International Students and Scholar Services
Bill Clever, J.D., Executive Assistant Athletic Director, Compliance
Tyler Hinton, J.D., Assistant Director of Athletic Compliance
Lisa Peterson, Deputy Athletic Director/SWA