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Adriane Bang, LMSW

Director

Adriane is interested in collaborating with others to form a more just and equitable world for all people. She earned both her bachelor and master’s degrees in social work from Boise State and enjoys working at her alma mater.  She provides support for the overall operations of the center, welcomes LGBT and nontraditional students, offers confidential advocacy to campus members who are in crisis, and facilitates workshops on a variety of topics.  Adriane has expertise in providing support to students, staff, and faculty who have experienced stalking, sexual assault, and relationship violence. When she is not on campus, Adriane enjoys baking delicious goods, spending time with her family and playing outdoors.

Adriane uses she/her pronouns.

Contact Adriane at (208) 426-4259 or adrianebang@boisestate.edu.


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Kim Camacho, LMSW

Violence Prevention and Support Coordinator

Kim is passionate about social justice and hopes to facilitate social change for individuals, groups, and larger systems. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Boise State University and is excited to return to the campus as a professional staff member. Kim has experience working with individuals in crisis, connecting individuals to resources, and creating a safe space for individuals to access needed services.

She offers confidential support services to students experiencing crises such as sexual assault or dating violence. She facilitates a variety of workshops for campus community members.

In her free time, Kim enjoys traveling with her family and exploring all of the excellent restaurants Boise has to offer.

Kim uses she/her pronouns.

Contact Kim at (208) 426-5390 or kimcamacho@boisestate.edu .


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Csea Leonard

Program Coordinator

Csea is passionate about education and social justice. She received her undergraduate degree in women’s and gender studies with minors in queer studies and business at the University of Oregon. She previously worked in Housing and Residence Life on two different campuses where she gained experience working with a variety of students.

Csea loves to work with students to create educational, thought-provoking, and exciting programs about social justice and intersectionality.

In her free time, Csea likes to spend time with her family, friends, and dog.

Csea uses she/her/hers pronouns.

Contact Csea at (208) 426-4259 or csealeonard@boisestate.edu.


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Mallory Caldwell

Administrative Assistant II

Mallory studied sociology at the University of San Francisco. During her time as a student, she volunteered at San Quentin State Prison for the San Quentin Alliance for CHANGE, a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing recidivism.

She is dedicated to cultivating an inclusive and accepting environment on campus, in her community, and beyond. She is also particularly interested in advocating for survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault and those affected by gender-based violence and discrimination.

Mallory has a love for traveling, camping, culinary experiences, and live music. She enjoys spending time and making memories with her family and her dog.

Mallory uses she/her pronouns.

Contact Mallory at (208) 426-4259 or mallorycaldwell@boisestate.edu.

 


 

Kelly Rutherford

Kelly Rutherford

Intern

Kelly Rutherford is an undergraduate student here at Boise State majoring in social work. She is committed to creating an inclusive welcoming environment here on campus and in the Boise community as a whole. She is dedicated to advocating for healthy relationships and against gender-based violence. She is committed to educating others about preventing violence and creating a safe campus that fosters personal growth and development for all students free of fear or oppression.
Kelly enjoys hiking, camping, running, and spending time with her friends and family. She loves Boise State and is proud to a part of this Bronco community.

Kelly uses she/her pronouns.

Contact Kelly at (208) 426-4259 or kellyrutherford@boisestate.edu.


Cole Shepherd

Val Shepherd

Peer Educator

Val is an undergraduate student here at Boise State, pursuing a double major in history and political science. He dreams of becoming a human rights commissioner at the United Nations, to fight and improve the conditions for marginalized communities around the world. Working as an LGBT peer educator, he hopes to help expand understanding and acceptance while educating people about the LGBT community and its importance both locally and in the international sphere. He spends his free time working as an officer of the Boise State University Dungeons & Dragons club, watching films, reading, and talking with friends.

Val uses he/him pronouns.

Contact Val at (208) 426-4259 or coleshepherd@boisestate.edu


Bristol Varley

Bristol Varley

Peer Educator

Bristol is an undergraduate student studying anthropology with a focus on archaeology. They are also the vice president of the Anthropology Club at Boise State as well as the Boise State Transgender Alliance. They have a passion for exploring human culture and diversity, and passing on that knowledge that they have gathered. Working as a peer educator, Bristol hopes to support students in reconciling the different aspects of their identity and work towards creating greater awareness about the systems of privilege and oppression that affect various individuals and communities. In their free time, Bristol enjoys reading, writing, drawing, playing video games, and feeding the crows in the various parking lots.

Bristol uses they/them or he/him pronouns.

Contact Bristol at (208) 426-4259 or bristolvarley@boisestate.edu


Jillian Kelley

Jillian Kelley

Peer Educator

Jillian is an undergraduate student here at Boise State majoring in social work and minoring in French. She is committed to making Boise state a safe and welcoming environment for everyone as well as educating others on healthy relationships and providing access to resources. She is committed to educating others on the intersectionality of gender issues. She believes in a brighter future where everyone feels accepted and valuable. She enjoys painting, reading, and volunteering in her free time. She is excited to be a part of promoting healthy relationships on the Boise State campus.

Jillian uses she/her pronouns.

Contact Jillian at (208) 426-4259 or jilliankelley@boisestate.edu