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The Committee

The LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee is appointed through the Faculty Senate committee nomination process. Members are appointed for staggered three year terms. The committee is made up of faculty, staff and student representatives from various departments and divisions. Formal and informal liaisons exists between Multicultural & Diversity Affairs (including LGBT Affairs), Human Resources, UF Police Department, The Counseling and Wellness Center, and The President’s Council on Diversity.

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Our Purpose

  • Serve as a vehicle for a systematic and periodic assessment of the quality of life of LGBTQ+ individuals at the University and make recommendations regarding the need for educational programming, establishment of specific services and programs, and other similar matters.
  • Examine and recommend revisions in university policies and procedures having potentially negative consequences for LGBTQ+ individuals.
  • Serve as a forum to which various individuals and groups can express concerns related to issues of homophobia and transphobia.

Committee Members

Gregory Allen

Jessica Baker

Stephanie Bogart — Co-Chair

Michelle Boyd

Julie C. Brown

Alyssa Bulatek

Clayton Bush

Brent Christner

Beverly Dede

Michael Dietz

Cassandra Farley

Madeline Flint

Abel Gilbert

Kendall Graham

Ann Grooms

Oliver Grundmann

Allyson Haskel

Carlos Antonio Hernandez

Berta Hernandez-Truyol — Co-Chair

Amy D. Hester


Kathryn Hitchcock

Harrison Hove

Kristin Joys

Karina Kolb

Sarah Lynne

Cydney McGlothlin

Bonnie Moradi

Jane Morgan-Daniel

Ryan F. Need

Sean Ochal

Jeffrey Pufahl

Narasi Ramachandran

Ashley Rawls

Oscar Santiago Perez

Paul Sell

Jordan Sharpshair

Rachel Slivon

Fran Smith

Ken Thompson

James Tyger