The Sexual Violence Prevention Committee is a committee designed to prevent sexual violence at Ithaca College. The committee's charges are to:

  1. Create and maintain a network of organizations and offices implementing sexual violence prevention programming on campus;
  2. Identify any gaps in campus programming initiatives and make recommendations to appropriate offices and/or organizations to implement needed programming;
  3. Develop and implement at least one campus-wide program each semester.

This committee is chaired by the Title IX Deputy Coordinator and membership includes representatives from various offices, departments, and student organizations including but not limited to Center for I.D.E.A.s, Center for LGBT Services & Outreach, Office of Student Engagement, Advocacy Center of Tompkins County, Athletics, One Love IC Chapter, & Residential Life.

The Sexual Violence Prevention Committee is also active in creating prevention programming initiatives over the course of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

For more information about how to contribute to the committee efforts, please contact Omar Stoute at ostoute1@ithaca.edu

Committee Membership

Omar StouteTitle IX Deputy Coordinator | Co-Chair

Samantha ElebiaryDirector of BOLD Scholars Program | Co-Chair

Elyse NepaClery Act and Crime Prevention Coordinator

Erienne Roberts, Associate Athletics Director and Senior Woman Administrator (SWA)

Geselle DominguezAdministrative Assistant of the Office of Ideas

Lara Hamburger, Liaison/Campus Educator of Tompkins County Advocacy Center

Linda KoenigTitle IX Coordinator

Luca Maurer, Director of LGBT Education, Outreach and Services

Marsha DawsonDirector of Residential Life and Judicial Affairs

Mary Holland-Bavis, Associate Director of Student Involvement

Natasha Bharj, Diversity Scholars Fellow

Zaira SylvainAdministrative Assistant of the Office of the Provost