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.
Program CoordinatorJake D. Moore
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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 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.
Elaine HoskingPronouns: 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!
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+
Jasmine ElisePronouns: she/her/hers, meow/mewsJasmine 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!
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.
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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.
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