Eastern Michigan University

Coordinators and Contact Information

Title IX Coordinator

James Gallaher
Assistant Vice President, Human Resources
Human Resources
140 McKenny Hall
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
734.487.3430
jgallahe@emich.edu

Title IX Deputy Coordinators

For students:

Jesús Hernandez
Director - Student Conduct and Community Standards
250 Student Center
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
734-487-2157
jhernande@emich.edu

If you have a complaint against an EMU student for sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sexual assault, you should contact Student Conduct and Community Standards.

The SCCS director is responsible for Title IX compliance for matters involving students, including training, education, communication, and administration of the grievance procedure for all complaints against EMU students.

For faculty, staff and visitors:

Sharon Abraham
Director – Diversity/Affirmative Action
Human Resources
140 McKenny
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
734-487-3430
sabraha1@emich.edu

If you have a complaint against an EMU faculty or staff member or visitor for sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sexual assault, you should contact the Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action.

The Diversity and Affirmative Action Director is responsible for Title IX compliance for matters involving faculty and staff, including training, education, communication, and administration of the grievance procedure for all complaints against faculty, staff and visitors, including those complaints filed by students.

For athletics:

Melody Reifel Werner
Senior Associate Athletics Director/Administration
309E Convocation Center
799 N Hewitt Rd.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
734-487-2327
mreifel@emich.edu

If you have a complaint against an EMU student, coach or administrator for sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sexual assault, you may contact one of the offices listed above, or you may contact the Senior Associate Athletics Director/Administration, Melody Reifel Werner, who will facilitate the handling of the complaint with the appropriate office.

If you have a complaint about gender equity in EMU athletics programs, you should contact the Senior Associate Athletics Director/Administration, Melody Reifel Werner, who is responsible for Title IX Compliance in matters related to gender equity in EMU athletics programs.

*To file a complaint of sexual assault, you may contact one of the offices above, depending on who the complaint is against (faculty/staff, visitor or student) and you may also contact:

EMU Department of Public Safety
1200 Oakwood Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
734-487-1222 (non-emergency for landline, emergency for cell)
911 (emergency for landline)