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About the LGBTQ & Ally Education Program

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Ally Education Program works toward promoting James Madison University's commitment to diversity through education, support, advocacy and the fostering of equity for all students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. 

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Assistant Director- LGBTQ & Ally Education Program

Veronica Jones
Contact Info The Assistant Director position is currently open.  Please contact Veronica Jones, Associate Director of Health Education, Advocacy and Prevention, in the interim.
Graduate Assistant, Education and Outreach

Skyler Gonzalez
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Skyler graduated from James Madison University with a B.A. in Psychology. They are in their second year of graduate school and studying in the College Student Personnel and Administration Program. As an undergraduate, Skyler was highly involved with many organizations and service projects as well as a range of research opportunities. For their capstone project they created an LGBTQ+ Education and Awareness Program and worked with a local center to educate the center's staff and counselors. Skyler welcomes students and professionals on campus to contact and stop by in person to connect on resources, educational opportunities, advocacy and events. 

Student Assistant, Education Coordinator

Rain Garant
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Rain is a final semester senior at JMU studying English and Women's and Gender Studies.  While he is sad to be leaving in December, he hopes to come back for graduate school and pursue a Masters in College Student Personnel Administration.  Rain is an avid podcast listener, amateur cook, and coffee enthusiast.  Outside of the LGBTQ+ & Ally Education Program, you can find him watching the Food Network, walking his dog on the quad, and making horrible dad jokes.  

Student Assistant, Volunteer and Library Coordinator

Nancy Haugh
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Nancy is a junior at JMU double majoring in Spanish and International Affairs with a concentration in Latin American studies. She’s passionate about human rights and social justice, and plans to integrate these passions into her future career. When Nancy is not pouring over reading assignments, you can find her working as a Diversity Educator for CMSS’s Deep Impact, enjoying a nice cup of coffee, or watching Food Network (preferably Chopped).