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

Allison Campbell

Training Operations Specialist, TNG

Jessica Harris, M.A.

Program Coordinator, ATIXA

Michelle Issadore, M.Ed.

Executive Vice President, Association and Training Operations, TNG

Michelle Larkin

Senior Training Operations Specialist, TNG

Business Development

David Brunner

Director of Client Relations

Chris Connolly

Associate Vice President, Client Relations, TNG

Kate Halligan

Vice President, Business Development, TNG

Ryan McDavis, M.P.A., M.S.L.

Senior Associate Vice President, Client Relations, TNG

Cathleen Parsons-Nikolić

Executive Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, TNG

Ryan Thompson, J.D.

Owner, Thompson Esquire, PLLC
Affiliate Consultant, TNG

Advisory Board

Warren Anderson, Ed.D.

System Senior Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Officer, University of Wisconsin

Emily C. Babb, J.D.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Equal Opportunity and Title IX/Title IX Coordinator, University of Denver, Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX

Joni Baker, Ph.D.

Title IX Coordinator, Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Kayleigh Baker, J.D.,

Title IX Coordinator & Compliance Administrator
University of North Alabama

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.

Partner, TNG

Zakiya Brown, M.Ed.

Chief Student Affairs Officer/Dean of Students, & Title IX Coordinator
Lincoln University of Missouri

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.

Director of Training, Compliance, & Employee Relations & Title IX Coordinator, West Valley-Mission Community College District

Belinda Guthrie, M.A.

Assistant Vice President for Institutional Equity, Vassar College

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

Claire N. Kaplan, Ph.D.

Consultant and Writer and Affiliate Consultant, 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

Araiña Muñiz, M.B.A

Title IX Coordinator and Director
Colorado State University

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.

Consultant, TNG

Gia Sanchez, Esq.

Diversity & Title IX Officer and Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Section 504 Coordinator, Bristol Community College

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

Partner, TNG

Brett A. Sokolow, J.D.

Chair of the Board, TNG; President, ATIXA

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; Vice President, ATIXA

Elizabeth "Liz" Trayner, Ed.D.

Title IX Coordinator
University of the Pacific

Sheilah Vance, J.D.

Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Sheilah D. Vance

Joseph Vincent, M.L.S.

Senior Supervising Consultant, TNG

Amy Zavadil, Ph.D.

Consultant, Amy Zavadil Consulting

Staff - Association

Tori Bauver

Membership & Program Specialist, ATIXA