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Cecil Chik

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

cchik@stetson.edu | 386-822-7402

Cecil has her M.A. in Counseling with a specialization in LGBTQ+ topics. She has experience in student programming, management of multicultural student spaces, and significant experience in developing and facilitating training around multicultural topics. She has served as the Residential Life Coordinator at Stetson University for the past year where she has trained and supervised 24 Resident Assistants. She has also served on the Stetson University Gender and Sexuality Committee where she created and implemented the new Safe Zone training program, facilitated Safe Zone training, and serves on the planning committee for the Florida Collegiate Pride Coalition Conference. Prior to coming to Stetson University, she worked professionally at the University of Central Florida LGBTQ+ Services and Multicultural Student Center where she advised the multicultural student programming board and helped implement education and awareness programs on race/ethnicity, culture, spirituality, abilities and LGBTQ topics. She also volunteers with the Zebra Coalition and serves as the Director of Collective Cares, the LGBTQ+ Community Center for DeLand.

Cecil Chik

Terrance "TJ" Johnson

Coordinator of Diversity and Inclusion

tjjohnson@stetson.edu | 386-822-7404

Terrance “TJ” Johnson serves as the Coordinator of Diversity and Inclusion where he focuses specifically on supporting our traditionally minoritized populations, including first-generation students, students of color, LGBT students, and students of certain religious identifications and ability status through a peer mentorship program as well as providing support to the other initiatives of ODI. Prior to receiving this position, TJ served as a Graduate Assistant in the Office of Multicultural Services and Programs at UGA, where he advised culturally based student organizations and facilitated dialogue and trainings around race, gender, sexual orientation, and religion. He also served as an intern in Housing and Residential Life at Stetson University in the summer of 2016 where he worked collaboratively with Stetson's Office of Diversity and Inclusion in facilitating Safe Zone Training and creating a plan for gender inclusive bathroom signage around Stetson's campus. He earned a Master’s in Education with a focus in College Student Affairs Administration from the University of Georgia as well as a B.A. in political science and a B.S. in psychology from the University of Florida. TJ started in May 2017 and is very excited to be a part of the Hatter family!

TJ Johnson

Amanda Castoire

NDA AmeriCorps Member/ Community Outreach Educator

acastoire@stetson.edu

Amanda was raised in South Florida and came to Central Florida as an undergraduate student from Rollins College where she received a BA in Anthropology. She is an advocate for cultural relativism. She is passionate about engaging people in the concept of all cultures being equal, legitimate expressions of human existence. Through her position as a community outreach educator, she strives to further diversity and inclusion on campus. She is also a licensed Zumba instructor and has the pleasure of teaching in the Hollis Center Wednesdays at 5 p.m.

Amanda Castoire

Shelby Miller

Graduate Assistant

slmiller@stetson.edu | 386-822-7983

Shelby Miller began her position at the Office of Diversity of Inclusion as a Graduate Assistant in February of 2018. She provides support and supervision to mentors of first-generation college students. Shelby Miller completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. She moved to Florida for the beautiful weather and is currently working toward completing her M.A. in Counseling at Stetson University.

Shelby worked for four years on an inpatient psychiatric unit with bipolar teens and adults. During her time there she fostered positive coping mechanisms during group therapy sessions and provided 1:1 support to clients during the crisis. She is currently also working for Providing Autism Links and Support, facilitating teen social and life skills groups and events. Shelby is very passionate about school and the counseling profession. She is working towards a play therapy certificate at Stetson University. In addition to her work with children, Shelby has always been interested in working with the college population. She’s very excited to assist the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in its rebranding phase and be a part of our campus!

Shelby Miller