Passionate. Dedicated. Professional. Collaborative.

ATIXA consultants are industry leaders driven to educate and train others around critical issues related to Title IX. Each member of our team brings concierge-level service to our members and clients, going above and beyond to provide excellence in service and delivery.


Association and Training Operations

Megan Birster

Executive Director, Training Operations, TNG

Megan Calel, M.A.O.M.

Assistant Executive Director, ATIXA

Jessica Harris, M.A.

Program Coordinator, ATIXA

Michelle Issadore, M.Ed.

Executive Vice President, Association and Training Operations, TNG

Michelle Larkin

Training Operations Specialist, TNG

Ali March

Membership and Program Specialist, ATIXA

Katie Walker, M.B.A.

Executive Director, ATIXA

Annie Woods

Senior Program Coordinator, Training Operations, TNG

Business Development

Chris Connolly

Associate Vice President, Client Relations, TNG

Kate Halligan

Vice President, Client Relations, TNG

Jamie Kelly

Director, Client Relations, TNG

Ryan McDavis

Senior Associate Vice President, Client Relations, TNG

Cathleen Parsons-Nikolić

Executive Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, TNG

Advisory Board

Warren Anderson, Ed.D.

Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Student Affairs, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Joni Baker, Ph.D.

Director, Equal Opportunity and Diversity, The Texas A&M University System

Jen Ball, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History and Social Documentation/Chief Inclusion Officer Title VI, IX, ADA/504 Coordinator, Clarkson University

Tanyka M. Barber, M.H.S., J.D.

Senior Associate, TNG

Erin Buzuvis, J.D.

Professor of Law, Western New England

John Clune, Esq.

Member, Hutchinson Black & Cook, LLC

Georgina Dodge, Ph.D.

Vice President, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, University of Maryland

Jan Perry Evenstad, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Metropolitan State University

Samantha Folb, J.D.

Title IX Coordinator/Compliance Officer, Cabrillo Community College

Belinda Guthrie, M.A.

EEO & Title IX Coordinator, Santa Clara University

Leah Gutknecht, M.B.A.

Assistant to the President for Compliance and Equity Management & Title IX Officer, University of Northern Iowa

Mandy Hambleton, M.S.

Director, Content Development, TNG

Michael Henry, J.D.

Partner, TNG

Kim Kennedy

Paralegal & Title IX Coordinator, Indianapolis Public Schools

Eric Kidwell, M.L.S.

Professor/Director of the Library; Title IX Coordinator, Huntingdon College

W. Scott Lewis, J.D.

Managing Partner, TNG

Natalyn (Natti) Marlaire, Ed.S.

Title IX Coordinator, Chippewa Valley Technical College

Leslee Morris, J.D.

Investigator, Center for SafeSport

Patrick O'Rourke, J.D.

Head Litigation Attorney, University Counsel, University of Colorado Boulder

Richard Olshak, M.S.

Director, Title IX Compliance, The Texas A&M University System

Kimberly Pacelli, M.Ed., J.D.

Partner, TNG

Peg Pennepacker, C.A.A.

Founder/Consultant, High School Title IX Consulting Services

Sharon Perry-Fantini, Ph.D.

Vice Provost for Equity, Access & Opportunity/Title IX Coordinator, Tiffin University

Leah Reynolds, M.S., Ed.D.

Associate, Consulting, TNG

Saundra K. Schuster, M.S., J.D.

Partner, TNG

Brett A. Sokolow, J.D.

Chair of the Board of Directors, TNG; President, Association of Title IX Administrators

Catherine Spear, J.D.

Vice President, Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, University of Southern California

Daniel C. Swinton, J.D., Ed.D.

Partner, TNG and Vice President, ATIXA

Sheilah Vance, J.D.

Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Sheilah D. Vance

Joseph Vincent, M.L.S.

Senior Associate, Consulting, TNG

Amy Zavadil, Ph.D.

Consultant, Amy Zavadil Consulting