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Student Conduct Office Team



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Rachel Winter, JD

University Conduct Officer


Rachel currently serves as the University Conduct Officer and leads the university conduct process, which includes administering the Student Code of Conduct, serving as a hearing officer, and educating students about misconduct and the impact on the community, as well as consequences of their behavior. Rachel also championed adding alternative dispute resolution services to the office and is certified in conflict resolution through Cornell University. Rachel sits on the Supporting our Students group, Title IX Committee, Clery Committee and works with many University partners to ensure a fair and consistent process for all students. Rachel also serves as the Legislation Chair for the Florida state group within ASCA, the Association for Student Conduct Administrators.


Rachel’s professional and educational experience is primarily focused on public policy and community well-being. She previously worked in behavioral health with the Florida Managing Entity for the northeast region and is an alumna of Vermont Law School, with a Juris Doctorate. Rachel also attended Ohio University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, including a concentration in Sociology and Spanish. Rachel got he start in student conduct while, as an undergraduate student, she served as a student advocate with the Students Defending Students group at Ohio University.

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Jocelyn Posos, MSW

Assistant Director


Jocelyn joins the University of North Florida from the St. Louis area. At UNF, she is responsible for working with our students through our university conduct process, while also educating them to be better members of their own communities. Jocelyn also serves as our liaison to Housing and Residence Life, working closely with UNF's housing team to better serve our on-campus community of students and staff. Jocelyn is experienced in working with campus partners, and building relationships on campus to meet the needs of her students.  Jocelyn is also pursuing a Doctorate in Educational Leadership here at UNF.

Jocelyn previously worked as a Community Director at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, where she was able to learn more about Student Affairs. Jocelyn's main focus has always been on student development, and working with and for students. Jocelyn attended Missouri State University where she received her Bachelors in Social Work and Spanish. Her passions for working with people led her to work as an advocate for underrepresented students, specifically working as a Student Advisor with undocumented/DACAmented students. Jocelyn later went on to earn her Masters in Social Work from Saint Louis University, and continues her pursuit for working with students and supporting them through their educational journey. 

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Francesca Brant, M.Ed

Program Coordinator


Francesca currently serves as the Program Coordinator, where she oversees the Training Institute, Alternative Dispute Resolution process and is certified in conflict resolution through Cornell University. She also assists the University Conduct Officer and Assistant Director with student conduct cases and handles specialty processes, including conduct appeals, forgiveness requests and managing the Student Conduct Board. Francesca oversees and directs the training of Conduct Board members and facilitates the logistics for the panel hearing process, as well as designing the curriculum and keeping all training current.

 Francesca attended Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tennessee, where she earned both her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and her Master of Arts in Elementary Education. Following the completion of her graduate studies, she worked in several business environments in Memphis before relocating to Maryland and serving as the administrative assistant in the College Counseling Department of an independent school just outside of Washington, D.C. She now resides in Jacksonville with her husband, and is happy to be part of the Osprey community! 

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Hope Rendell

Support Specialist, MSW Intern


Hope serves as the Student Conduct Support Specialist, MSW Intern by providing campus resources, offering assistance to students within the judiciary processes and following up in cases with assigned sanctions. Additionally, Hope supports the Conduct Office with the development and facilitation of student workshops, presentations, policies, and general safety and social awareness for the UNF community.


Hope is currently a part-time, second year student in UNF's Masters of Social Work program. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology, with a minor in Threatre Arts, from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida. Hope previously worked in healthcare, and ensuring the well-being of individuals and communities has always been important to her. Hope's professional interests include working with youths and young adult populations, individual counseling, and community health. 

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Lori Ferguson

Support Specialist, MSW Intern


Lori serves as the Student Conduct Support Specialist, MSW Intern and works with students going through the Student Conduct Process and follows-up with those who were assigned sanctions. She assists the Office in handling cases that involve violations within UNF housing and residence life areas and alcohol-related violations.


Lori obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from UNF and is currently working on her Master's Degree in the Social Work program here. Her professional passion is working with teens and young adults who experience behavioral difficulties, as well as working on policy and overall community well-being. Lori previously worked with teenagers who were newly arrived refugees. 

Additional staff information can be found on the Office of the Dean of Students staff page.