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LGBT Resource Center Staff

Kaitlin wearing a black shirt, glasses, and a yellow flower in her hair  

Director

Kaitlin Legg

(904) 620-2939

k.legg@unf.edu

Pronouns: she/her/hers

 

Kaitlin Legg, M.Ed., is a student affairs scholar-practitioner, administrator, and educator with a focus on LGBT populations, diversity and inclusion, and change-resistant organizations. She helps communities and higher education professionals reach their equity, diversity and inclusion goals through strategic capacity building, joyful connectedness, and transformative learning processes. Kaitlin has a professional background in LGBTQ advocacy, diversity and inclusion, feminist leadership development, and housing stability through her service in higher education, non-profits, and grassroots community organizations.

Kaitlin is currently pursuing a doctorate of education in educational leadership and administration at UNF. She earned a master of educational leadership degree with a concentration in higher education administration and a graduate certificate in nonprofit management from University of North Florida. She also holds a bachelor of arts degree in communications and rhetoric with a minor in gender and women’s studies from Nazareth College of Rochester.

Hailing from Rochester, NY, Kaitlin has called Jacksonville her home for over five years. In her free time, she is an avid distance runner and lover of outdoor adventures. On any given Saturday morning you can find her discovering new running routes with PRS Running Club, chomping on donuts and coffee, or learning as much as possible from colleagues in her doctoral program coursework.

If you’d like to know more about Kaitlin, you can connect with her on LinkedIn or read her full bio and curriculum vitae

 

Dwan Love with alumni Elaine Hosking  

Program Coordinator

Dwan Love-Dinkens

(904) 620-5197

d.love@unf.edu

Pronouns: she/her/hers

 

Dwan Love-Dinkens is the Program Coordinator for the University of North Florida LGBT Resource Center. A UNF alum, Dwan received her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Social Welfare. At the UNF LGBT Resource Center, Dwan works to create programming that supports and educates students and provide a safe environment that advocates for all students regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity and expression.

 

As a long-time advocate and activist, Dwan recently worked with the Jacksonville Coalition for Equality during the fight to pass a fully inclusive human rights ordinance to Jacksonville. After the passage of the human rights ordinance, Dwan briefly worked with Equality Florida as an Outreach Coordinator, meeting with volunteers at LGBTQ pride celebrations across the state, delivered trainings to volunteers, and planned events concerning racial justice. Dwan is passionate about issues concerning racial inequities, food security, body positivity, and politics. In her free time, she enjoys reading short stories, gardening (despite having a black thumb), swimming, binge watching tv shows, and discovering new podcasts.

 

  Haiden Baier   Program Assistant 

Haiden Baier

Pronouns: He/Him/His

 

Haiden is a graduate student in the Masters of Social Work program at UNF and currently holds a Bachelors of Psychology from UNF as well. He was raised as a military brat and has lived in many states and even Italy before coming back to Jacksonville for college.

 

He came out as transgender when he was 20 and found a family and home in the LGBT Resource Center in his undergraduate career. He loves reading, learning new things, and his family. He eventually wants Kaitlin’s job or a similar position elsewhere in which he can help LGBTQ youth navigate a world that isn’t always for them.

     

Student Assistants

Bones B 

  Bones B
Pronouns: they/them/theirs

Bones is a second-year transfer student at UNF. They are pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Health: Public Health with a minor in Health Education. They love spending time cooking, watching movies with their cat, and playing a video game or two. They also have a small collection of toy robots shaped like dogs. 
Kii Cash 

 

Kii Cash

Pronouns: they/them/theirs

 

Kii is a sophomore 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 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.

Alex D 

   Alex D
Pronouns: he/him/his

Alex is a freshman at the University of North Florida majoring in Multimedia Journalism with a minor in Art History. Coming from sunny South Florida, he is looking forward to starting the next big chapter of his life here in Jacksonville. Graduating from an arts high school, Alex’s passions include photography, printmaking, and graphic design. In his free time Alex enjoys running, working with children, hanging out in coffee shops, and relaxing with his one-eyed cat Henry. You can also find him checking out the latest movie or binge-watching Big Brother. Alex is looking forward to a great first year at the LGBT Resource Center making big strides and extending the magnitude of the center’s mission and values.
Jasmine Elise 

 

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 identifies as a Transgender Asexual Romantically-Lesbian Female. 

 

 

 

Aliya gordon 

  Aliya Gordon
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Aliya is a junior at University of North Florida, having recently transferred in Spring 2018 after obtaining her Associates degree at Broward College. Her current major is Fine Arts, concentrating in painting, drawing, and printmaking. She produces art pieces in her free time as “GoldSoul”. As an avid Netflix binge watcher, she’s seen practically its whole catalog of horror movies and thrillers. As a South Florida native, she also enjoys spending time at the beach and nature parks.
Samantha Grossman    

Sam Gro 

Pronouns: she/her/hers

 

Sam is a fourth-year student at the University of North Florida seeking her Bachelor of Arts in English and Sociology. Her passions include reading and sleeping, especially in the Quiet Lounge. She assists with the promotion of Club Can-do, participates as a panelist in the LGBTQIA Speaker's Bureau, facilitates Grey Spectrum, and helps manage the social media presence at the LGBT Resource Center. 


 

 

Miles 

  Miles Prower
Pronouns: he/him/his

Miles is a junior here at UNF. He is studying Visual Arts and minoring in Art History. He also works as a Resident Assistant for UNF Housing. Outside of academics, Miles is the President of Pride Club and on the planning committee of the Florida Collegiate Pride Coalition of 2019. He is a big fan of all things Disney and loves visiting the parks with his partner and friends. Miles wants to one day open his own LGBT+ coffee shop.
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 third year on staff and is hoping for many more years to come.