Tuesday, 3 February, 2015 - 12:00

Join us for a free webinar sponsored by the ACPA Mid-Level Community of Practice and the Commission for Student Conduct and Legal Issues

Complying with legal mandates can be a daunting task!  In this webinar our experts will distill the basics of Title IX and the Campus SaVE Act that includes changes to the Clery Act and the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.  Specifically, you will learn more about:

  • What colleges and universities must do to be compliant
  • Training and prevention education requirements and examples
  • Maintaining a safe reporting climate and victim centered approach
Presenters

Andrea Stagg is an Associate Counsel at the State University of New York Office of General Counsel. Andrea provides legal advice on a variety of matters to the SUNY Colleges at New Paltz, Oneonta, and Plattsburgh, and also has System-wide responsibilities in Title IX compliance, athletics, and state authorization. Before joining SUNY four years ago, Andrea worked in the legal offices at University of Maryland University College and The George Washington University. Since the publication of the April 4, 2011 Dear Colleague Letter, Andrea has frequently created and presented trainings to college and university professionals throughout New York state and nationally on Title IX best practices for ensuring campus safety and compliance with federal law and guidance.

Joseph Storch is an Associate Counsel at the SUNY Office of General Counsel and Chair of the SUNY Student  Affairs Practice Group. He concentrates his practice on student affairs, intellectual property, and compliance with the Clery Act. Joe has trained several thousand higher education professionals in compliance with the Clery Act including webinars and live presentations across the country. He has provided guidance to higher education organizations on technical aspects of the Clery Act, including ACE, NACUA, URMIA, CUPA-HR, AASCU, APLU, NAFSA, and the Forum on Education Abroad.  He served as an expert adviser to the Department of Education Violence Against Women Act Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on Counting Clery Crimes, and advised several negotiators on technical aspects of the law and regulations.

Joe graduated Summa Cum Laude from the State University of New York, College at Oswego where he served as Vice President of the Student Association and was awarded the Platt Harris scholarship from the New York State University Police Chiefs Association, and from the Cornell Law School where he served as Chancellor of the Moot Court Board. After graduating, he clerked for the New York State Appellate Division, 3rd Department. He recently completed a Masters in Public Policy at the University at Albany, concentrating in Higher Education Policy.  His writing has appeared in the Chronicle of Higher EducationInside Higher Ed, the N.Y.U. Journal of Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law, the Albany Times Union, the Orlando Sentinel, the Albany Law Review, the Medical Trial Techniques QuarterlyCourt Review: the Journal of the American Judges Association, and as a NACUA Note. Joe wrote the chapter on police and security for the American Bar Association volume Town Gown Relationships.

Lisa M. Evaneski, is the Associate Dean of Students and Title IX Coordinator at SUNY Oswego.  Ms. Evaneski earned a Master of Education in college student development and counseling from Northeastern University and a Bachelor of Science in education from Wheelock College.  She has worked in Student Affairs for over 25 years serving primarily in student conduct, new student orientation and residence life.  Lisa has been active in ACPA serving as the President and Membership Coordinator of the Massachusetts College Personnel Association, on the Directorates for the Mid-Level Community of Practice, the Commission for Student Conduct and Legal Issues, the Standing Committee for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Awareness and served on the 2005 Convention Planning Team.  She has been instrumental in campus wide compliance with Title IX at SUNY Oswego and has presented and consulted at the national and regional level, specifically related to her work with Clery, Title IX and the Violence Against Women Act.  

Dr. Juli Parker Since 1995, Juli Parker has been the Director of the Women's Resource Center, now the Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality.  In September 2013, she took on the role of Assistant Dean of Students.  From 1995 – 2011 she was an Affiliate Faculty for the Women's Studies Program at UMass Dartmouth. She has a BA in Theatre/Dance from the University of Maine, an MA in Women's Studies from the University of Alabama, and a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences with a focus in Theatre and Women's Studies from the Union Institute & University. She is the recent recipient of the UMass President’s Office Roy J. Zuckerberg $100,000 Leadership Prize and a 2012 YWCA of Southeastern Massachusetts Women of Distinction Award.  She is a founding member and former co-chair of the Bristol County Commission on the Status of Women. Her edited anthology Representations of Murderous Women in Literature, Theatre, Film, and Television:  Examining the Patriarchal Presuppositions Behind the Treatment of Murderesses in Fiction and Reality was published in 2010.  She writes a weekly blog, The Feminist Critic, providing weekly critiques of theatre, film, books, politics and pop culture from a feminist perspective.

 

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