LGBTQ+ Student Center Advisory Board

The LGBTQ+ Student Center Advisory Board is a student, staff, and faculty-represented board that will provide advice, guidance, and accountability on the outreach and education, as well as the supportive programming, events, seminars, and career opportunities conducted by The LGBTQ+ Student Center.

2024-2025 Student Advisory Board Cohort applications will open Summer 2024


Faculty + Staff Advisory Board

2023-2024 Faculty + Staff Advisory Board Members

2022-2023 Staff +  Advisory Board Founding Members

  • Andrew Rich (he/him) Dean of the Colin Powell School (CPS)

  • Wendy J. Thornton (she/her) Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs (retired)

  • Jennifer Light (she/her) Director of Skadden Arps Honors Program in Legal Studies

  • Deborah Cheng (she/her) Director of Fellowships and Public Service Partnerships of CPS 

  • Ricardo A. Anez Carrasquel (he/him) Pre-Career Program Associate with the Leadership for Democracy and Social Justice Institute

  • Jake Nill (he/him) Program Manager of the LGBTQ+ Student Center

  • Sophie English (she/her) Psychological Counselor/Confidential Advocate in the CCNY Office of Diversity and Compliance

  • Yaari-Felber-Selgiman (they/them) professor of CCNY’s History and Black Studies Departments 

  • Jasmin Salcedo (she/her) Gender Resources Social Worker of Health and Wellness Services 

Student Advisory Board Members

2023-2024 Student Advisory Board Members

  • Skyler Rose (she/they) | Studying Biochemistry

  • Raine McCandless (she/her) | Studying International Studies with International Relations Concentration, Asian Studies Minor

  • Betty Benoit (she/they) | Studying Biology, Psychology Minor

  • Riley S. Mercedes Cueto (he/they) | Studying Psychology

  • Derrick Thomas Jr. (he/they) | Studying Political Science and Economics

2022-2023 Student Advisory Board Founding Members

  • Skyler Rose (she/they) | Studying Biochemistry

  • Alex Keating (they/them) | Studying Psychology

  • Shantal Rodriguez (she/they) | Studying Secondary English Education

  • Ty Santos (they/she) | Studying Theatre

  • Christian Eduardo (he/him) | Studying Mechanical Engineering

Last Updated: 01/22/2024 13:47