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The WVU Hazing Prevention Task Force & Hazing Prevention Week


Hazing is a criminal act in the State of West Virginia and counter-intuitive to the mission of West Virginia University. In an effort to increase an active awareness and understanding of hazing in the University community, the Hazing Prevention Task Force exists as a collaborative body of faculty, staff, and students committed to strategizing the intentional eradication of hazing at West Virginia University.

Current Members of the Task Force

  • Dr. Matthew Richardson, Director of the Center for Fraternal Values and Leadership, Chair (Staff)
  • Sabrina Cave, Executive Director for Student Enrichment (Staff)
  • Katie Moore, Assistant Director of the Center for Fraternal Values and Leadership (Staff)
  • Tangela Cheatham, Athletics (Staff)
  • Dr. Thanh Le, Director of Student Engagement & Leadership (Staff)
  • Wes Thomas, WellWVU (Staff)
  • Marion Holmes, Director of Adventure WV (Staff)
  • Steve Smith, Assistant Director of Student Conduct (Staff)
  • Phil Lemon, UPD (Staff)
  • Nathan Dorschner, Interfraternity Council (Student)
  • Khufu Edwards, National Pan-Hellenic Council (Student)
  • Gianna Gonzales, Collegiate Panhellenic (Student)
  • Chase Riggs, Student Government Association (Student)
  • Hanna Wright, College of Law (Student)
  • Heidi Muller, Residence Life (Staff)
  • Dr. Cris Mayo, Director of the LGBTQ Center (Faculty)
  • Carrie Showalter, Exective Director for Student & Academic Conduct (Staff)
  • Alyssa Bumpus, Pride of West Virginia Marching Band (Student)
  • Dr. Stephen Lytle, Pride of West Virginia Marching Band (Faculty)
  • Andrew Stanfield, Sigma Alpha Epsilon (Student)
  • Heather Lockwood, Senior Director of Field Operations, Delta Chi International Fraternity (Consultant)
  • Zach Lepperd, Director of Fraternity Growth, Beta Theta Pi International Fraternity (Consultant)
  • Joey Logan, Supervisor for Shared Services (Staff)
  • Chris Schmoldt, Associate Director of Campus Recreation (Staff)

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