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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.

Contact Us

lgbtq-committee@ufl.edu

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

Meredith Beaupre

Stephanie Bogart

Julie C. Brown

Jason Byrd

Mary Kay Carodine

Brent Christner

Jeff Citty

Brent Christner

Philip Daniels

Beverly Dede

Michael Dietz

Whitney Elmore

Miryam Elshaer

Aldrin Gaffud

Meghan Gertsch

Abel Gilbert

Ann Grooms

Oliver Grundmann

Kyle Hamilton

Allyson Haskell — Chair

Alex Hernandez

Berta Hernandez-Truyol

Kathryn Hitchcock

Ty Hollowell

Harrison Hove

Kristin Joys

David Leavitt

Robert Leeman

Cecilia Luna

Sarah Lynne

Noel Martinez-Pla

Cydney McGlothlin

Eric Money

Bonnie Moradi

Jane Morgan-Daniel

Ryan F. Need

Georges Obayi

Sean Ochal

Tymber Powell

Jeffrey Pufahl

Narasi Ramachandran

Tiffany Richards

Jennifer Rothschild

Paul Sell

Rachel Silveri

Fran Smith

Damon Augusto Veras