LGBT Resource Center Staff 

Kaitlin Legg  

Director

Kaitlin Legg 

(904) 620-2939

k.legg@unf.edu

Pronouns: she/her/hers

 

Kaitlin Legg came to the University of North Florida LGBT Resource Center in August 2013 after two years at the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies (University of Rochester) in Upstate New York. At the UNF LGBT Resource Center, she leads program development, educational initiatives, advocacy and policy updates, community outreach, and the development and implementation of the Center’s annual goals.


Kaitlin has nearly ten years of experience in developing inclusive and timely campaigns and programs within social justice causes, including previous work to develop feminist leadership, reproductive justice and LGBT initiatives for young professionals and college-aged youth with Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York and the University of Rochester. Additionally, Ms. Legg has worked within campus-oriented campaigns advocating for diversity and inclusion. She is recognized by the UNF Center for Professional Development and Training as an LGBT Subject Matter Expert and trains other professionals on these topics locally and at national conferences. She has lead the way in expanding services and visibility at UNF for trans* individuals, including updated policies and procedures with the University Police Department, the Department of Housing and Residence Life, and Human Resources.


Kaitlin is a proud member of: the UNF Commission on Diversity and Inclusion, the Jacksonville Coalition for Equality (Legislative and Gender Identity Education Committees), the Jacksonville Transgender Action Committee, Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals, and the National Women’s Studies Association.

 
She has served on the boards and committees of:  REAL (Rising Educators, Advocates, and Leaders) for Planned Parenthood, Girls Rock! Rochester, and the Trillium Health LGBT Community Health Center initiative. She is the youngest recipient of the Catharine Rowntree Advocacy Award from Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York and a finalist for the University of Rochester Presidents Award for Staff Community Service.


Kaitlin received a B.A. in Communication and Rhetoric and Gender and Women’s Studies in 2010 at Nazareth College of Rochester and is currently a matriculated graduate student in the Master of Education program at UNF, with a concentration in Higher Education Administration and Leadership. She works diligently to make education and wellness accessible to all students. She is committed to the inclusionary and intentional practice of social justice, including queer, feminist and anti-racist methodologies and frameworks. She loves bicycle commuting, outdoor adventures, eating (especially dessert), and getting lost in a good book.

 

Jake Moore    

Program Coordinator
Jake D. Moore

(904) 620-5197

jake.moore@unf.edu

Pronouns: they/them/their, he/him/his

 

Jake leads program development, educational initiatives, and student support while also aiding with advocacy, community outreach, and the development and implementation of the Center’s annual goals. He is recently acquired his M.Ed. in Educational Leadership in Higher Education Administration here at UNF. He also has his Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of North Florida and his Associates degree in Psychology from Polk State College.

Jake has five years of experience working in Higher Education. In addition to Jake's work at the LGBT Resource Center, Jake has worked for the Department of Housing and Residence Life at the University of North Florida in many capacities most notably as a Resident Assistant for three years. As a Resident Assistant Jake gained experience with programming, publicity, crisis management, peer educator training, and conflict management.

While working with UNF's Department of Housing and Residence Life, their main focus was promoting a community that fostered diversity. One of the ways they accomplished this was by serving on the D.I.V.E. (Different Individuals Valuing Equality) Committee in order to promote and educate students on diversity in the residence halls. Further, they served on the Department of Housing and Residence Life’s Green Team which focused on sustainability practice and education. Moreover, as a Resident Assistant they worked with the UNF Interfaith Center on campus by serving on the Interfaith Week Steering Committee in order to put on a week-long event surrounding religious pluralism.

Prior to working in Higher Education, Jake worked for and volunteered at TiAnViCa Riding Academy, an equestrian center that works with individuals with physical, mental, and emotional disabilities. Jake taught at-risk teenagers skills in an equestrian setting that aided in their development toward adulthood and he taught horseback riding skills to people of all ages who had physical, mental, and/or emotional disabilities.

One of Jake's main focuses is to promote a community that fosters diversity. He is committed to the promotion, advocacy, education, and inclusion of diversity and all people. In his free time, Jake enjoys his passion for animals, the outdoors, food trucks, and the occasional science-fiction novel.

     
Logan Judd with a blue button shirt.   Program Assistant

Logan Judd

logan.judd@unf.edu

Pronouns: He/Him/His

 

Logan assists Jake and Kaitlin in developing and implementing the goals of the LGBT Resource Center. A long-time UNF student, Logan received his Bachelor of Arts with a double major in psychology and political science in 2016. In Fall 2015 he attended UNF Professor Nancy Soderberg's Real Policy World class, which took him to Washington, D.C. There, he presented to officials in the State Department, the National Security Council, the CIA, and the office of Senator Bill Nelson, among others. He loves books and spends most of his free time reading.

Graduate Assistants

Angel Kalafatis   Mentor Program Coordinator
Angel Kalafatis
a.kalafatis@unf.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Angel Kalafatis is a sex-positive educator, academic, advocate, and activist. She is currently a second year MSGP (Master of Science in General Psychology) graduate student and research psychologist at the University of North Florida. Her research interests focus on social and personality psychology, gender and sexuality, sexual orientation and behavior, bias and stigma, identity formation, and impression management –particularly in the alternative sexuality community. At the UNF LGBT Resource Center she works as the Mentor Program Coordinator for Club Can-Do, a community-based student achievement and mentoring program for college students who identify as LGBTQIA+. She is also a member of the Speakers Bureau and she leads “Love without Limits,” an identity group for students who identify with non-mononormative and non-dyadic sexual and relationship orientations (e.g. bisexual, pansexual, polyamorous).

Angel has nearly 5 years’ experience as a sexuality educator conducting lectures, conference presentations, workshops, and other public and private events. She teaches and raises awareness on topics such as sexual health, identity and behavior, consent, alternative sexuality (e.g. BDSM and kink, consensual nonmonogamy), LGBT issues, feminism, gender issues, and more.

As an advocate and social justice activist, Angel is an active member of the local LGBT, alt-sex, and feminist communities. She attends and helps coordinate many rallies and events.She is a student member of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists, the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, and the Society for the Study of Social Problems: Sexual Behavior, Politics, and Communities Division.

Angel obtained a B.A. in English Literature in 2005 from the University of North Florida where she focused on British Literature, Literary Interpretation and Queer Theory with a minor in Political Science. She is passionate about social justice issues and creating a community that celebrates individuality while fostering inclusion, diversity, and equity. She is an avid coffee drinker, reader and consumer of podcasts. She also enjoys yoga and meditation, writing, and spending time with her partner, her cats, and her two insanely awesome children.
Logo of LGBT Community Fund for Northeast Florida

 Student Assistants

Elaine Hosking   Student Assistant 

Elaine Hosking
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

I'm a Fine Arts major with a focus in Photography and minors in ASL and Professional Education. I'm originally from St. Louis, MO but I moved to Florida in 2012 and started at UNF in 2015. I hope to travel the world and eventually get my Master's degree in Interior Design. I'm also a proud member of Kappa Alpha Theta and hope to bring awareness of LGBT issues to Greek life and the community. I am beyond excited to be a part of the LGBT Resource Center's team and can't wait to get started! 
 

Samuel Reilly-Rogers   Student Assistant
Samuel Reilly-Rogers
Pronouns: He/Him/His

Samuel Reilly-Rogers is a Computer Science super-senior, working on his 5th year. In his spare time, he plays video games and works on making some of his own. His goal for the future is to influence the gaming industry and gaming culture to be friendlier towards minorities of all kinds. He identifies as a Grey-Homosexual Aromantic Cis White Neurodivergent Male, uses He/Him/His pronouns, and leads the Grey Spectrum Social Group.
Kii Cash   Student Assistant
Kii Cash
Pronouns: They/Them/Theirs

Kii is a freshman at UNF and their major is special education. They identify as a demisexual queer person. They were born in Ohio and their family currently lives in Maine. They are the Events Coordinator for Pride Club, help run the LGBT Center's Trans Talks, and are a member of the LGBT Speaker's Bureau. They love all types of animals and they are a self-proclaimed total nerd. They love sewing and doing other types of crafts, as well as listening to music. When they become a real adult, they want to be a teacher.
Jay Durham   Student Assistant
Jay Durham
Pronouns: They/Them/Theirs

Jay is a sophomore majoring in Psychology and minoring in Sociology. As a Jacksonville native, and their experience as a gay, nonbinary, person of color has inspired my interest in promoting social justice and inequality in my local area and the greater world around them. Outside of academic and career goals, my interests include gaming and anime. They may or may not be more of a nerd than Kii.
Picture of Sam Gro   Mentorship Program Intern
Sam Gro

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Although a declared English and Sociology double major, Sam seeks her Bachelor of Arts in a different area of expertise. With UNF's Cross-Disciplinary Program, she intends to develop her skills in Disability Studies. Sam now brings her cross-cultural and multidisciplinary attitude to the UNF LGBT Resource Center. As a second year Club Can-Do participant, she assists mentoring program coordinator, Angel Kalafatis, with marketing, promotion, communications and event planning. She hopes to raise further awareness of issues converging within the disability and LGBTQIA+ communities.

Jasmine Elise  

Student Assistant

Jasmine Elise
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers, Meow/Mews

Jasmine Elise is a junior at UNF, and had transferred to UNF in Spring 2016. Her current major is Psychology with a minor in Statistics. Jasmine is a very caring and happy person. She is a member of THRIVE, and she is a bridge between LGBT Resource Center and THRIVE. Jasmine runs the Trans Talks group with Kii. She identifies as a Transgender Asexual Romantically-Lesbian Female. Meow!

Troy   Student Assistant

Troy Capers

Pronouns: He/Him/His

 

Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Jacksonville, Troy is a junior majoring in Marketing at UNF. He identifies as a polyamorous secular humanist, introvert and a total BizGeek. He wants to use private sector strategies and ethical leadership implementation to support diversity initiatives both on campus and within Jacksonville communities. His favorite musician is Steven Wilson and he spends way too much time playing Overwatch and XCOM 2.

Charlie Flowers.   Staff Mascot

Charlie Flowers 

Pronouns: They/Them/Theirs, She/Her/Hers, He/Him/His 

  

Charlie is the LGBT RC Staff's Mascot. Week to week, Charlie is passed from staff member to staff member as a way to recognize others for their efforts on staff. Enjoying life, comforting others and promoting self care are some of Charlie's favorite hobbies. Charlie identifies as a genderqueer owl-penguin and enjoys being up to date in the fashion realm. Charlie is in their second year on staff and is hoping for many more years to come.