ELIZABETH IRENE ANN RUSSELL

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					                                                                       Elizabeth Irene (Annie) Russell Resume      1
                               ELIZABETH IRENE (ANNIE) RUSSELL
                                                1061 Varsity East
                                            Bowling Green, OH 43402
                                                 (317) 679-8892
                                                erussel@bgsu.edu

OBJECTIVE___________________________________________________________________________
     To significantly contribute to the vision of diversity and inclusion, as well as the advancement of social
     justice issues at an institution by obtaining an administrative leadership position in diversity issues.

EDUCATION__________________________________________________________________________
    Bachelor of Arts, Communication  Master of Education, College Student Personnel
    Adrian College, April 2003        Ohio University, June 2005
    Minor: French

       Ph.D., Higher Education Administration
       Bowling Green State University, Anticipated Graduation August 2011
       Dissertation Topic: Voices Unheard: Queer, Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Transgender, and Same Gender
       Loving Undergraduates Students of Color in College

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE__________________________________________________________
Coordinator for LGBT Programs and Services – Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403
                                                                                                  August 2007-Present
    Research, coordinate, facilitate, and assess Office of Multicultural Affairs’ educational and social programs
      regarding LGBT issues
    Advocate for LGBT students’ rights, resources, and visibility
    Provide strategic direction and vision for LGBT Resource Center
    Coordinate, facilitate, and assess Safe Zone Workshops, Safe Zone Facilitator Workshops, and other
      LGBT diversity training initiatives
    Develop initiatives to recruit and retain LGBT students, with primary focus on the undergraduate student
      population
    Provide LGBT programming for the campus including the Big Gay Picnic, Coming Out Week, Gender
      Awareness Days, Right to Marry Day, Rainbow Days, and Lavender Graduation
    Plan, maintain, and analyze expenditures and total budget for LGBT Resource Center
    Solicit funds and co-sponsorships from other departments, student groups, grants, etc. to provide quality
      programming
    Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with other Student Affairs offices/departments where
      additional services are needed to better assist LGBT students
    Follow professional code of ethics and maintain strict confidentiality concerning student issues
    Participate as an active member and facilitator of the BGSU Affiliate of the National Coalition Building
      Institute (NCBI)
    Participate in Office of Multicultural Affairs staff meetings, functions and programming
    Serve as a diversity education facilitator within the division of Student Affairs (training required)
    Serve as a liaison for the Office of Multicultural Affairs with LGBT student organizations including Delta
      Lambda Phi, HUE, FOCUS, Queer Grads, Transcendence, Vision, and Women Who Love Women
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      Coordinate the foundation and development of four new student organizations to meet student needs,
       including HUE, FOCUS, Queer Grads, and Women Who Love Women
      Coordinate and facilitate Coming Out Support Group in conjunction with the Counseling Center staff
      Coordinate and facilitate Transgender Support Group in conjunction with the Counseling Center staff
      Update the LGBT Resource Center web pages
      Serve as a resource for faculty, staff and students in regards to LGBT issues, sexual orientation, gender
       identity, and gender expression
      Coordinate the activities of the Bowling Green State University LGBT Advisory Board and serve as a
       consultant to the board
      Consult Bowling Green State University concerning LGBT issues and needs
      Attend and contribute to regional and national associations and professional organizations concerning
       LGBT issues, including MBLGTACC, Campus Pride, and the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT
       Resource Professionals
      Coordinate and facilitate monthly LGBT Student Leadership Council meetings
      Establish ties and co-sponsorships with local agencies and businesses to promote LGBT awareness and
       advocacy
      Advocate for Domestic Partner Benefits and the expansion of LGBT benefits at BGSU
      Advocate for the expansion of LGBT services and inclusion of LGBT issues in BGSU policy and practice

Professional LGBT Consultant – Owens Community College, Toledo, OH 43699                  October 2010-Present
    Researched, planned, and facilitated Safe Zone trainings for Owens Community College two campuses in
       Toledo and Findlay
    Planned and facilitated Safe Zone Facilitator trainings
    Consulted with the Chief Human Relations Officer and students, faculty, and staff regarding LGBT issues
       for Owens CC

Adjunct Faculty – Adrian College, 110 S. Madison St., Adrian, MI 49221                        August 2008-2010
    Participated in and helped facilitate the summer advancement program for incoming first year students
    Coordinated and presented orientation sessions on academic success
    Planned, facilitated, and taught two sections of Public Speaking 102 course
    Participated in mid-year evaluations and assessment of student progress and success through the semester
    Made recommendations concerning the acceptance of students to Adrian College

Resident Director – Ohio University, East Green Office, Athens, OH 45701                            August 2005-2007
    Supervised and coordinated the management of two residence halls, with approximately 325 students
    Directly supervised a staff of eleven paraprofessional resident assistants, two administrative resident
       assistants, one security aide, an Assistant Resident Director and a resident director assistant
    Conducted weekly supervision meetings with staff members
    Assisted students and parents with their concerns regarding a variety of issues
    Supervised the coordination and implementation of all programming efforts
    Served as a judicial hearing officer for cases involving violations of the student code of conduct
    Assisted and coordinated paraprofessional and graduate staff training and orientation
    Oversaw the housing responsibilities and facilitation of communication with their office
    Co-taught the Paraprofessional class, which focuses on student development and preparation of RAs
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      Served as a member of the Diversity Team, which determined and implemented the best methods for
       educating staff and students on diversity issues
      Acted as a member of the Theme Team, which chose and designed the implementation of the annual
       theme for the Department of Residence Life this year
      Worked as a member of the Residence Life Strategic Planning Team, which revised most policies and
       procedures in the department and initiated a new departmental mission and goal statement
      Served as a member of the Supervision Team, which used theory to link our supervision practices to a
       model of synergistic supervision, and then used that to develop supervision outcomes
      Coordinated the connection between our residence halls and academic departments through the
       Residential Learning Communities program

Graduate Resident Director – Ohio University, East Green Office, Athens, OH 45701 August 2004-June 2005
    Supervised and coordinated the operation of a residence hall, with 150 female residents
    Directly supervised a staff of six paraprofessional resident assistants, an administrative resident assistant, a
      security aide and a graduate resident director assistant
    Conducted weekly supervision meetings with staff members
    Coordinated and implemented all residence hall programming efforts
    Advised the hall council and assisted in facilitating regular meetings with its selected student leaders
    Served as a judicial hearing officer for cases involving violations of the student code of conduct
    Assisted and coordinated paraprofessional staff training and orientation
    Co-taught the Paraprofessional class, which focuses on student development and preparation of RAs
    Served as a member of the Departmental “ISM Team,” which sought to coordinate and implement
      strategies for promoting tolerance and addressing the issues of oppression and privilege

Graduate Assistant – Department of Residence Life, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701
                                                                                       June 2004-August 2004
    Contacted and met with over 20 community service agencies, in an effort to create relationships between
      the community agencies and residence halls at Ohio University
    Created community service community resource packets for both senior staff and paraprofessional staff
    Researched studies dealing with community service and assisted in developing a theoretical foundation for
      the community service focus in the Department of Residence Life at Ohio University
    Presented orientation programs which focused on community service to the Department of Residence Life

Academic Advisor – Practicum Student for the College Adjustment Program                    April 2004-June 2004
    Provided weekly advising/counseling sessions for five students on academic probation
    Coordinated a project to evaluate information regarding tutoring and its link to academic success for
      students
    Researched and made recommendations concerning enhanced collaboration between the Academic
      Advancement Center and the Department of Residence Life at Ohio University

ADDITIONAL TEACHING AND INSTRUCTION EXPERIENCE______________________________
   Co-instructed Paraprofessional Class for Residence Life, 2003-2007
   Instructed UC 115, the first year experience course at Ohio University, 2005-2006
   Instructed EDCP 544: Supervision course for the CSP Master’s Program at Ohio University, Spring, 2007
   Designed and presented the Interactive Diversity Experience for Residence Life Orientation, 2004
   SpeakOUT Panel for educating others on LGBT issues at Ohio University, 2004-2005
   Participated in training and facilitation of the Safe Zone workshop, designed to promote awareness of
     LGBT issues and create allies for LGBT persons in the larger community at Ohio University, 2004-2007
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      Co-instructed CSP 603, Multicultural Competence in Student Affairs, course for CSP Master’s Program
       at Bowling Green State University, 2008
      Instructed UNIV 1200, an academic skills and identity reflection course for multicultural students at
       Bowling Green State University, 2010
      Instructed Public Speaking 102 at Adrian College, 2008-Present

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS__________________________________________________________
    Oppressive Language and Its Roots, Department of Residence Life, 2005
    Theory to Practice, Division of Student Affairs at Ohio University, 2006
    The Road Less Traveled, OCPA Annual Conference, 2006
    The Challenge of Challenge and Support, OCPA Annual Conference, 2006
    Assisted in designing and presenting Diversity Morning Session for Residence Life Orientation, 2006
    Loving Student Affairs: Making the Most Out of Your Graduate Program, OCPA Careers in Student Affairs,
     2006
    Diversity Pre-Conference, OCPA Annual Conference, 2007 and 2008
    Shaping Our Work: Strategic Planning to Define Departmental Mission and Culture, OCPA Annual Conference,
     2007
    Shaping Our Work: Strategic Planning to Define Departmental Mission and Culture, ACPA/NASPA Joint
     Conference, 2007
    Beyond the Obvious: Maximizing Growth in Your Career through Professional Development, ACPA/NASPA Joint
     Conference, 2007
    Privilege and Oppression at Work in Residence Life, Denison University, 2009
    LGBT Rights on College Campuses, Owens Community College, 2009
    LGBT Issues Panel, Columbus State Community College, 2009
    Intersectionality 101, Bowling Green State University, 2009
    LGBT Representations in Media, Bowling Green State University, 2009
    Activism on College Campuses, Bowling Green State University, 2009, 2011
    A Year and a Half Later: Reflections of a Ph.D. Cohort, OCPA and ACPA Annual Conferences, 2009
    Hate and Bias Motivated Incidents, NWOH Community Corrections, 2007-2010
    A Queer Year in Review, OCPA Annual Conference, 2010
    Surviving or Thriving? A Ph.D. Cohort Enters Year Three, ACPA and NASPA Annual Conferences, 2010
    When Our Rainbow Separates: Creating Community within Our Community, ACPA Annual Conference, 2010
    Part of a Loving Design: Spirituality in Our Everyday Lives, ACPA Annual Conference, 2010
    Effective Panel Training, Vision, 2007-Present
    Queer History in the United States and at BGSU, Coming Out Week at BGSU, 2010
    Being Out With All of Your Identities, New Professionals in Transition Conference at BGSU, 2011
    Are We There Yet? A Model of the Doctoral Experience, ACPA Annual Conference, 2011
    Offensive LGBT Images: When Sexuality and Respectability Collide, ACPA Annual Conference, 2011
    Coming Out in the Workplace, Rainbow Days at BGSU, 2011
    Using CAS to Assess Our Work, LGBT Resource Center at BGSU, 2011

ADVISING STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS AND COMMITTEE INVOLVEMENT_________________
   Crawford/Mackinnon Hall Council, 2003-2004, Advisor
   Voigt Hall Council, 2004-2005, Advisor
   Swarm of Dykes at Ohio University, 2004-2007, Advisor
   First Year Experience Task Force at Ohio University, 2003-2006
   Graduate Assistant for Residence Life Search Committee at Ohio University, 2003-2005
   LGBT Advocacy Committee at Ohio University, 2005
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      Assistant Director of Residence Life Search Committee at Ohio University, 2005
      Resident Director Search Committee at Ohio University, 2006
      Strategic Planning for the Division of Student Affairs at Ohio University, 2006-2007
      Vision, LGBTIQQAA Student Organization at BGSU, 2007-Present, Advisor
      Transcendence, Gender Identity and Expression Student Organization at BGSU, 2007-Present, Advisor
      HUE, Queer People of Color Student Organization at BGSU, 2008-2009, Advisor
      FOCUS, Spirituality and Social Justice Student Organization, 2008-2010, Advisor
      ONE Bowling Green Campaign, Served as BGSU Campus Coordinator, 2010
      Women Who Love Women, Student Organization for Self-Identified Women Who Love Other Self-
       Identified Women, 2010-Present, Advisor
      CAUSE Conference, 2008-2009, Served as Chair of the LGBT issues conference for the state of Ohio
      LGBT Advisory Board at Bowling Green State University, 2007-Present
      LGBT Leadership Council at Bowling Green State University, 2009-Present

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION INVOLVEMENT__________________________________________
   Attended the NASPA IV East New Professionals Conference, 2005
   Attended the regional ASJA Annual Conference, 2006
   Member of the Ohio College Personnel Association (OCPA), 2003-Present
        o Attended the annual OCPA conferences, 2004-2010
        o Served on the Executive Council as Diversity Chair and planned the annual Diversity
           Pre-Conference
   Member of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA), 2003-Present
        o Attended the annual ACPA conferences, 2004 and 2006-Present
        o Served on the Directorate Board for the Standing Committee for LGBT Awareness, 2009-2010
        o Currently serving on the Directorate Board for the Standing Committee for Graduate and New
           Professionals, 2006-Present

REFERENCES__________________________________________________________________________
Dr. Dafina Lazarus Stewart                                Jennifer Hall-Jones
Associate Professor, Higher Education and Student Affairs Assistant Dean of Students
Bowling Green State University                            Ohio University
Bowling Green, OH 43403                                   Athens, OH 45701
419-372-7382                                              740-593-1800
dafinas@bgsu.edu                                          hallj1@ohio.edu

Joy Hartwell-Lein                                                Judy Piercy
Financial Aid Specialist (Supervisor)                            Associate Director for Residential Education
Bowling Green State University                                   Ohio University
Bowling Green, OH 43403                                          Athens, OH 45701
419-372-2642                                                     740-593-4090
joyhart@bgsu.edu                                                 piercy@ohio.edu

Robert Koob                                                      Aris Kaleps-Clark
Student Leader                                                   Student Leader
Bowling Green State University                                   Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403                                          Bowling Green, OH 43403
614-657-0742                                                     614-327-8966
rkoob@bgsu.edu                                                   akaleps@bgsu.edu

				
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