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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 and expression.

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Staff
Assistant Director - LGBTQ & Ally Education Program

Veronica Jones (she, her, hers)

jonesvw@jmu.edu
Contact Info

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

Veronica Jones
Interim LGBTQ+ Coordinator

Rain Garant (he, him, his)

garantrc@jmu.edu
Contact Info

Rain is a JMU grad with a degree in English and Women's and Gender Studies.  He is an avid podcast listener, amateur cook, and coffee enthusiast.  Outside of JMU, you can find him watching the Food Network, walking his dog on the quad, and making horrible dad jokes.

Rain Garant
Graduate Assistant, Education and Outreach

Skyler Gonzalez (they, them, their)

gonzalcr@jmu.edu

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.

Skyler Gonzalez
Student Assistant, Volunteer and Library Coordinator

Nancy Haugh (she, her, hers)

haughna@jmu.edu
Contact Info

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).

Nancy Haugh
Student Assistant, Education Coordinator

Gracie Wheeles (she, her, they, them)

wheelegt@jmu.edu
Contact Info

Gracie is a junior Health Sciences major at JMU with a concentration in Public Health Education.  She's interested in making fields such as sex education, environmental health, and public health research dissemination more inclusive and accessible to all.  When not in the office, they can be found hiking, exploring downtown Harrisonburg, or watching cancelled one-season Netflix series that end in unfortunate cliff-hangers.

Grace Wheeles

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